• March 20, 2017
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    WorldSkills NZ and WelTec celebrate the hard work of good people

    WorldSkills New Zealand and WelTec celebrate the significant contribution of long-serving staff volunteers. With a combined service of well over a century, WelTec staff volunteers champion the goals and activities of WorldSkills by being mentors, coaches, managers and experts […]

  • March 17, 2017
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    Carey’s Sparky Way to Success

    “World skills was a great experience. I worked hard (mostly), learnt a lot, and met great people.” It was in 2001 when Carey Thomassen joined the MB Electrical team as an electrical apprentice and tradesman, which led him to take […]

  • March 8, 2017
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    Not Just Another Grease Girl

    She’s a grease girl — that is, a qualified automotive technician. She competed against the best in her trade at Oceania and the WorldSkills International Competition in 2015 in Sao Paulo. She came on top of a national driving […]

  • March 7, 2017
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    Female Plumbers: Shaping the Industry

    (Left) Jade Winter, (middle) Nikita Ward, and (right) Phoebe Coers all competed in the 2016 WorldSkills New Zealand National Competition   Plumbers are never short of a job in NZ, and as these three young women have proven it, […]

  • March 6, 2017
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    WSNZ Goes HeforShe

    WorldSkills announced on 1 March that the organisation endorses HeForShe – a solidarity movement for gender equality led by the United Nations. WorldSkills New Zealand supports this vital push for gender equality in vocational education and skilled professions. In line with […]