The Government has announced a $12.1 billion COVID-19 Economic Response Package for small to medium businesses and employees during this period of uncertainly.
The health and wellbeing of our industry’s employers, apprentices, and our people are of paramount importance to us.
Danyelle Bogue is a 22-year-old Wellington-based former hairdresser who leapt into a painting and decorating apprenticeship – and loves it.
NZA Apprenticeships CEO Chris Hilson knows all about the importance of growing the next generation of skilled tradespeople and says joinery apprentice Kayla Pountley is a great example of the talent and enthusiasm available.
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.
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.