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Meet Ohu - a great Trades Academy success story

21 May 2021

I was met with a huge hug from one of our fantastic success stories, the lovely Ohu Unga, a former Trades Academy student at Waiheke High School who is now working at Casita Miro Vineyard.

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Wrap around support opens the way for Māori tauira

30 April 2021

Starting the learning journey later on their mahi path is making a positive difference to the lives of two East Coast horticulture workers and their whānau.

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Diploma more than just about gaining a qualification

4 March 2021

Scott Adams’s large Marlborough property with its mix of native trees, forestry plantation, grape growing, honey production and sheep and beef…

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Why viticulture success depends on business management know-how

16 November 2019

Viticulture is a practical industry suited to practical people – so discussing budgets and financial spreadsheets with an accountant isn’t usually an enjoyable conversation.

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Viticulture Study Helps Cultivate Leadership Role

2 July 2018

As a 19 year-old, Jeremiah Love worked week-to-week as a field hand in Marlborough’s vineyards, trying to make a living.

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Viticulture Study Helps Cultivate Leadership Role

2 July 2018

As a 19 year-old, Jeremiah Love worked week-to-week as a field hand in Marlborough’s vineyards, trying to make a living.

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Lift Others Up To Help Your Vineyard Flourish

27 November 2017

One of New Zealand’s most experienced winegrowers firmly believes the smarter and more educated your staff are, the better your vineyard will be.

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Ōhau Wines’ Staff Help Forge Their Own Path

27 November 2017

Growing grapes in an unknown wine region is challenging on many fronts – and not having a skilled viticulture workforce to draw from is a problem Ōhau Wines is working hard to overcome.

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Qualifications Provide Proof of Knowledge for Edward

27 November 2017

Edward King describes himself as a “reluctant student” who never particularly enjoyed school.

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Gill Embraces A New Direction In Life

27 November 2017

Gill Jamieson has always loved working outdoors but once she hit her 50s, work became harder to find.