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Future Business Leader's Awards video

22 September 2016
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Letterheads New Zealand

14 October 2016 - Lower Hutt
Karmandeep Singh - Frame And Truss Detailing Apprentice NZ

There's a huge market for qualified people.

Karmandeep, Frame & Truss Detailing
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It was a real inspiration to be hands-on in the industry

Alice, Tourism
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NZ's brightest apprentices named in inaugural award

26 August 2016

Auckland Got a Trade SpeedMeet - Employer Registration

26 October 2016 - Auckland
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You’ve got to be happy about what you do to be able to create good food and serv...

Bruno, Front of house
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Completing my apprenticeship has inspired me to go on and share my knowledge wit...

Jasmine, Road Line Logging Worker
Elizsabeth Watson - Roofing Apprenticeship NZ

I'm in roofing. But, I was initially scared of heights.

Elizsabeth, Roofing
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Meet the Got a Trade 2016 Heroes

23 August 2016

Auckland Got a Trade SpeedMeet - Jobseeker and School Registration

26 October 2016 - Auckland
Alex Patten - NZ Civil Plant Operation Apprentice

I've just completed my second qualification.

Alex, Civil Construction
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Say yes to every opportunity.

Sarah, Stylist

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