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Qualifications bring opportunity for whānau and whenua

21 July 2021

Ngāti Kuri iwi in the beautiful Far North descend from the founding peoples of Aotearoa’s northern most peninsula Te Hiku o Te Ika, where they cherish their whenua and put their mahi into looking after it and their people for future generations to come.

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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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Study opportunity turns life around for young whanau

1 March 2021

Samantha Dhand has had a hard upbringing and never thought she could be successful at anything until she was introduced to a pathway of opportunity through studying horticulture at the Primary ITO.

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Creative streak sparks passion for amenity horticulture

3 August 2020

For Bay of Plenty-based amenity horticulture apprentice Natalie Holmes, it was her love of working with plants outside that attracted her to the industry.

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Why on-job training means engaged and enthusiastic staff

23 June 2020

Rainbow Park Nurseries has been growing plants and trees since 1977, and now supplies over 1. 5 million plants to retailers across the country from their 15-hectare nursery.

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Horticultural apprenticeship highlights career opportunities

3 August 2018

A newly launched Horticulture Apprenticeship scheme is an initial step towards alleviating a skill shortage in a sector crying out for capability throughout its supply chain.

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Now’s the perfect time to start a career in the horticulture sector

17 July 2018

New Zealand’s horticulture industry is booming and growing at such a fast rate it needs more capable and qualified people to keep up with the demand for its fresh and healthy produce.

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Sports Turf Career From Mount Maunganui to ‘The Home of Golf’

20 April 2018

Harry Middleton has always believed you can achieve anything you set your mind to.

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How Qualifications Can Help Arborists Stay Safe at Work

27 February 2018

Climbing tall trees and wielding chainsaws is a dangerous business, so health and safety is a top priority for employers such as Franklin Trees.

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Wellington City Council: Growing Great Careers

20 December 2017

Wellington City Council is often at the top of people’s wish list when it comes to landing an apprenticeship position in amenity horticulture.