• May 1, 2018
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    2018 Regional Competitions

    WorldSkills New Zealand Regional Competitions

  • October 3, 2017
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    NZ Skills Team Selected

    We at WorldSkills New Zealand are delighted to announce our official team that will compete at WorldSkills International Competition in Abu Dhabi this month. Thirteen young people from a variety of trades have been selected for the New Zealand […]

  • July 26, 2017
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    Delving into Dalton Electrical

    One of the biggest support a competitor can have is from his or her employer, especially once selected to vie for a position in the NZ Skills Team that will represent NZ in international competitions.   Competitors will then […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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, […]