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This Week’s Featured Jobs

Plumbing World

Plumbers, gasfitters and drainlayers work in varied locations and every job is different. Work involves putting pipe systems in new houses, renovating older houses or working on commercial job sites. »                                   

Te Huia Natural Resources

Julian runs his own business focusing on natural resource consultancy with local Councils, Iwi, Hapuu and community groups. Find out more about his mahi – how he got where he is, and what’s to come…

Fairview Education Services

Kyle Marshall grew up working on cars and eventually decided to put his passion to work and become an Automotive Technician. We spoke with him about what it’s like being an apprentice at Fairview Motors…

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Thinking of all the students across the motu who are taking their NCEA exams at the moment 👩🏻‍💻📑📚

It can be a stressful time of year so remember to be kind to yourself - you got this! 🫶

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“If you just keep going, and keep practising, eventually it becomes something great!” - Gene Keller

Meet Gene, a Manufacturing Apprentice at RML Machinery Limited! To read his full career profile check out our website with the link in our bio! 🛠️

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"Some young people can be big-headed, and they come in and think they know it all. So you’ve just got to be a bit humble and respect the process. You’re not going to be the boss on day one, it takes time but you’ll get there in the end." - Curtis Pugh

Meet Curtis a Heavy Structural Engineering Apprentice from JP Marshall! 🧰 Read his career profile on our website, link is in our bio 🛠️

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Julian Williams of Ngāti Makirangi and Waikato iwi, is leading the charge to encourage Rangatahi to take up the Kaitiakitanga (environmental guardian) mantle with their careers. He currently runs his own business (Te Huia Natural Resources Ltd) which focuses on natural resource consultancy with local Councils, Iwi, Hapū and community groups.

“Advice from my Mum: if you’re not earning, you’re learning. One or the other. Even if it’s learning an instrument! Keep your mind going and learn something until you’ve worked out what you want to do.” 🌿

For more info about Julian check out his profile on our website, link is in our bio!

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11 - 17 Hepetema (September) 2023
It’s Māori language week! It’s a special week where we acknowledge our beautiful native language and empower one another to kōrero (speak) Māori. 🌿

The theme for this year is “Kia Kaha te Reo Māori” - making the language stronger 🗣️

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"If you have an inkling of what you might want to do, just try it! You don’t have to stay in one job forever." - Cait Finlay

Meet Cait, she’s an Auto Electrical Apprentice at Collins Automotive! 🚗 For more info about her and her role make sure to check out our website for her full career profile 🧰

Link is in our bio!

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Want a career that’s more than “beach”? Check out website, link in our bio 😆 #career #futureforce #kenough #barbie ...

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Deserve a little treat on Fridays #fridayvibes #futureforce #fridaymood ...

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Ironically we waited till our boss was away to film this #hardwork #workhard ...

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“If you have the drive and stick with it, you can be a quality chef. You’ve just got to have the right attitude.” - Christian Gore

Meet Christian, a Head Chef at Montana! 👨‍🍳
For more info about him and his role make sure to check out our website for his full career profile 🍽️
Link is in our bio!

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Thanks for having us at the Cambridge Careers Expo last week! Promise it wasn’t this awkward….. 👀 ...

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