Auckland is about to get a new $55 million trade training school to help meet the desperate shortage of tradies.
Students at a private Manukau business school are still waiting for refunds after the school was closed by the NZ Qualifications Authority.
All of Hawke's Bay's local body leaders have joined together to lobby the Government to ensure that Eastern Institute of Technology remains open and a vital part of the region.
An industry training body is threatening to go to the High Court and the Waitangi Tribunal to delay a radical shakeup of the country's training system.
Alex Wood says taking on a trade was the best thing he could have done.
As a former plumbing apprentice himself, Blake Ingram is keen to have apprentices on his crew today.
Education Minister Chris Hipkins says we need a vocational education system that seamlessly delivers training needed by industry regardless of whether that training is delivered on the job or through a provider. But others doubt the proposed reforms will achieve this goal. By Jude Barback.
Maggie Myocevich became the first woman to sign on for a NZ Scaffolding Apprenticeship.