Gavin Lambert, New Zealand Master Painter of the Year 2019, knows a good worker when he sees one and he reckons taking on 22-year-old Yonier Moralas as an apprentice, through the Mana in Mahi programme has been a winner.
Professional sports players often wonder where to leap after their first careers – and the building and construction industry is helping them jump into life after sports.
My name is Verina and I have recently been appointed to the role of Principal Advisor for Women at BCITO.
It has been a busy year for the tiling industry. Since January the number of apprentices in Tiling has risen from 86 to 123.
Azure Kutia of JB Painting and Plastering Ltd, Whakatane loves her hands-on plastering work so much that she has dropped her university studies to take it on full-time. Now she is working for her uncle Jonbarrie and progressing through her apprenticeship.
When James McDougall started working for Higgins Concrete, Nelson in 2016 he knew he had found a career for life.
Jake Wallen’s family has been working with concrete for over 35 years, operating as Wallen Concreting Ltd. Some of Jake’s earliest memories are of being on-site.
Just over a year and a half ago Jemma Mead from The Brothers Mead made a major career shift and she hasn’t looked back since.
2019 is a year to be celebrated for Kitchen Designers as record numbers qualify. At the NKBA qualification ceremony held in July, all students who had achieved their qualification in the last 12 months were invited to share the stage to receive acknowled