Amie Irwin has won the NZ Bakels Apprentice Pie Maker competition with a slow-cooked lamb shoulder pie, now on the menu at The Clareville Bakery.
Forestry apprentice Neihana Brewe is an example of a future forester passionate about the industry.
Former Print Apprentice of the Year award winner Travis Jordan is now sharing his expertise, supervising and training apprentices in digital printing.
Display Associates head graphic designer Catriona Mellows was named BJ Ball Papers Print Apprentice of the Year 2022 at the Pride In Print Awards.
Competenz Te Pūkenga (Te Pūkenga) welcomes the Government's 2023 budget announcement and the extension of the successful Apprenticeship Boost scheme.
Tokelauan Peni Panapa credits a Competenz Te Pūkenga Pasifika online study group with giving him the support to succeed in his apprenticeship.
On the eve of International Women’s Day on 8 March, Christchurch mother Loren Evans is calling for more women to consider learning a trade.
While they are proud to produce a continuous and innovative range of biscuits and crackers, Griffin's also invests heavily in upskilling their staff.
Levi Lindsey was motivated to find a promising career. Nothing offered the right challenge until he started work at Adhesif Labels Limited.
Before she left school, Sulia Pepa decided she didn't want an office job. Now in an apprenticeship with City Care, Pepa loves the challenge.
A training initiative implemented by a central North Island iwi trust is taking rangatahi (youth) to new heights, three years since its launch.
Aotearoa has reached a significant milestone, with 50,000 trade apprentices having passed through the Apprenticeship Boost programme since 2020.
When challenged with finding more skilled tradespeople, Ferndale Furniture took on a team of apprentices who are continuing to deliver results.
Karthikeya Jithendra Babu had his future mapped out: studying mechanical engineering at university. A Gateway programme in high school changed that.
Competenz ambassador Ollie Lovell is a Fire Detection and Alarms apprentice with NPE-Tech, having switched from a pre-trade electrician course.
Melinda van den Dolder is the first woman to complete the new version of the New Zealand Certificate in Mechanical Engineering (Trade) (Level 4).
Kosema Fuiono was announced as the BJ Ball Papers 2022 Apprentice of the Year at the Pride in Print Awards.
Jadzia Pyne is halfway through her Fitting and Machining Engineering apprenticeship at the University of Auckland’s Technical Services Workshop.
To address our skills shortage NZ’s employers must broaden thinking about who is targeted for vocational education and training and how we train them.
Sulia Pepa discovered her love for carpentry during woodwork classes, and it’s a trade she continued to study before discovering a new passion – HVAC.
Sue Brocherie may have decided to advance her baking later in life, but age is no barrier when you are as passionate about a craft as she is.
Are you looking for new talent but short on time? Join us for a SpeedMeet event! This is a great chance for employers and secondary students to meet.
These three AXIAM Metals apprentices are all passionate about machinery and creating products, and are driven to keep learning, no matter their age.