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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.

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Helping To Keep A City Looking Beautiful

20 December 2017

Tom Belworthy can walk down almost any street in Wellington and admire his handiwork which is on display for all to see.

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Helping Grow The Next Generation Of Gardeners

29 November 2017

Most Kiwi teens wouldn’t have a clue what amenity horticulture involves – but Pippa Lucas is determined to reach out through social media and show young people the exciting opportunities that exist.

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Primary ITO Study Helps Daniel Fast-Track His Career

27 November 2017

“Take every opportunity you can” is the motto Daniel Warman lives by.

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Career Change Proves To Be The Right Choice For Mere

31 October 2017

As a food technologist, Mere Brewer quickly realised she wasn’t cut out for a career indoors.