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August 21st, 2017

Competenz apprentices vie for national awards

Six high-performing Competenz learners have been nominated for the Got a Trade! Industry Training Awards, which will be announced in Wellington on Wednesday 23 August.

Mike O’Callaghan, Paul Taurima, Myra Anderson, Frank Uati, Hilary Faul and Kayla Scott have been identified as future leaders in their industries, and will attend the awards dinner at The Banquet Hall at Parliament.

The awards celebrate success within the industry training community and showcase individuals, organisations and schools that are advocates and ambassadors of industry training. In particular, judges recognise great teamwork, good initiative and outstanding communication skills.

Award nominees

Got a Trade! Industry Trainee of the Year

  • Mike O’Callaghan
  • Paul Taurima
  • Myra Anderson
  • Frank Uati
  • Hilary Faul
  • Kayla Scott

Got a Trade! Māori Community Leadership Award

  • Paul Taurima

Got a Trade! Pasifika Community Leadership Award

  • Frank Uati