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Friday, January 22, 2021

Young Māori and Pasifika Building Graduates Positive about the Future

This year one hundred and eighty WelTec and Whitireia students across the Wellington region were part of the Māori and Pasifika Trades Training (MPTT) scheme.

Students favouring health, engineering and IT over accounting, teaching

New Zealand is training a lot more doctors and nurses, but fewer accountants and teachers, as students seek out courses that will get them good jobs.

The trade advantage

There is a high expectation to attend university these days – but is it for everyone? And is the money better in a trade? By Lawrence Watt

Sometimes all you need is a change in direction

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

Engineering and IT Graduating Students Showcase Commitment, Collaboration and Creativity

Final year student projects for Bachelor of Engineering, Bachelor of Information Technology, Diploma in Architectural Technology and Graduate Diploma students from engineering and IT were showcased to the public yesterday in Wellington.

Carpentry apprentices invited to challenge for NZCB title

Calling all carpentry apprentices: Here's your chance to win a $50,000 prize pack!

‘Kids are born scientists’ – Siouxsie Wiles talks STEM and sexism

We've heard plenty about efforts to make science, technology, engineering and mathematics - or STEM - a more diverse space and one that appeals to tomorrow's bright minds. Are they working? Jamie Morton talked to one of our best known role models for science, University of Auckland microbiologist Dr Siouxsie Wiles.

Fencing firms struggle to find workers

Fencing firms around the country are crying out for workers.

Sparky’s variety of work a powerful motivator

The day-to-day role of an electrician varies and you become skilled in a variety of sectors

Solid gold

Jewels, jewels, jewels. Making items which will be treasured for generations - how about goldsmithing?

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