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newsletterLet’s celebrate Samoan Lanuage week – Supporters newsletter May 2018
READ FULL NEWSLETTER HERE. The theme this year is: ‘Alofa atu nei, Alofa maia taeao – Kindness given. Kindness gained.’ As the Minister of...
success storyFueling change in the automotive industry
Think you’re not strong enough to succeed in the trades, or worried about being the only woman in a team of guys? Elaine Pereira has been there. But as...
success storyMPTT Graduate wins award for innovation
Ian Barnes, an MPTT trainee who graduated in 2016 and is now an apprentice with Dickson Gray Electrical has been awarded a $7,500 Ideal Electrical/Smiths...
nzma newsWomen Constructing New Zealand
10 May 2018 – NZMA hosted their first Women in Construction breakfast today, with a group of high achieving female construction talent inspiring NZMA...
life readyMums in the trades
Having mouths to feed is a powerful motivator to work hard and build a successful career. With Mother’s Day just around the corner, we share the stories...
in the mediaNew NZMA Trades Campus to address skills shortage
NZMA Press Release, 10 April 2018 – Today, the Minister for Building and Construction and Associate Education Minister, The Hon. Jenny Salesa, MP opened...
in the mediaTrades trainees build and donate bikes to South Auckland students
READ FULL ARTICLE HERE. Students from a few schools in Māngere now have bikes they can call their own. Māori and Pasifika Trades Training (MPTT)...
in the mediaNew Māori and Pasifika in the trades
The Māori Pasifika Trades Training programme has awarded 200 new scholarships to its first group of trainees for 2018. https://youtu.be/1hcD6oJAw58