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Sunday, May 16, 2021

Bright spark: The life of an electrician

The first of our Q&A career profiles of real people, doing real jobs, as featured in 2019 JET magazine (out now!) is about Desiré, who loves being an electrician.

The woman challenging the ideals of what a great scaffolder should be

Maggie Myocevich became the first woman to sign on for a NZ Scaffolding Apprenticeship.

There’s more to plumbing than you think

Nikita Ward is in her third year of a plumbing apprenticeship and loving it.

Sometimes all you need is a change in direction

Rody Wiltenburg swapped dairy farming for an electrical apprenticeship and hasn't looked back.

Fencing firms struggle to find workers

Fencing firms around the country are crying out for workers.

The apprentice who took over the company

James Barber never envisioned himself as a business owner.

Training seen as answer to roadworker shortage

More jobs are in the pipeline as infrastructure development continues to boom and construction companies juggle existing work and new projects.

Engineering a romance

Theo, a Kiwi farm boy from Matamata who was “bred to hate Auckland”, met city girl Sereen from Birmingham on his OE in London, where they worked at the same engineering company.

Fast track to success

After years of being stuck inside for work, Christchurch man Rory Kennett wanted “a real outdoor job”.

On the tools

Palmy boy Callum Bryson has obviously found his true calling in the construction industry. The 25-year-old was recently crowned the winner of the Registered Master Builders Carters Apprentice of the Year 2016.
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