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Young trainees and apprentices will be sharing their success stories with keen young Kiwis during next week’s ‘Got a Trade? Got it Made!’ week.
Rikki Dewes, a young plasterboard fixer and finisher from Hawke’s Bay says he was ‘green as!’ and knew nothing about GIB or plaster when he first went to Atlas Fibrous Plasterers’ office to ask for a job four years ago.
The biggest celebration of tradespeople in New Zealand is coming soon. For the third year in a row, a whole week is being dedicated to get the message out to young people that a trade is the way to go.