• June 20, 2017
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    Celebrate World Youth Skills Day and Win a Trip to Abu Dhabi

    All around the world, WorldSkills celebrates World Youth Skills Day on 15 July 2017, with member countries participating through different activities. With hashtags #SkillsForAll and #WYSD to be used for everyone to join WorldSkills and the United Nations in raising […]

  • April 18, 2017
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    Awesome Auto Tech’s Abilities

    Kudos to Logan Candy, our automotive technology NZITPs Skill Team member, for winning the NZDF Skills Competition. Logan represented 2 Combat Service Support Battalion of the Royal New Zealand Logistics Regiment at the recent NZDF Skills Competition held at Burnham […]

  • April 12, 2017
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    Cheers to the Catering Champions

    We are proud to announce that the New Zealand Institutes of Technology and Polytehcnics (NZITPs) Skills Members, Nicholas Todd and Kimberley de Schot, were champions of the New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) catering competition, the 2017 Roy Smith Memorial […]

  • 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 […]

  • February 28, 2017
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    One Team, One Goal

    The training camp held 24-27 February 2017 was a success. Competitors, skill experts, and the WorldSkills New Zealand leadership worked together as one team working towards one goal. This was a change for everyone to get to know each other and […]

  • January 20, 2017
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    Give a Little Pages Launched

    As a growing not-for-profit, are funds are not enough to cover the costs of running regional and national competitions, as well as training competitors and sending them and their respective skill experts to represent New Zealand in international competitions. […]