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Mathew Takes His Career To New Heights

19 September 2017

Working at heights is an essential part of arboriculture and Mathew O’Connor already had plenty of experience in that department when he first entered the industry in 2016.

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Why Science Is The Root Of Shanna’s Success

19 September 2017

New Zealand’s nursery production industry relies on a lot more than green thumbs and good soil.

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Answering Job Ad Opens Up Whole New Career Path For Lennon

5 September 2017

As a small child Lennon Sharplin loved to climb the enormous gum tree that sat in his family’s front yard in Mount Wellington.

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Lauren Builds A Solid & Satisfying Landscape Career

1 September 2017

At the end of each working day, Lauren Ries loves taking a step back and admiring what she’s achieved.

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Leading NZ Wine Exporter Prepares For Future Growth

24 August 2017

When Julie Bassett became head of Human Resources at Constellation Brands – the largest exporter of New Zealand wine – she soon realised a problem was looming.

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Apprenticeships & On-The-Job Training Now A Popular Choice

12 August 2017

Each year one new apprentice is hired by Wellington City Council’s arboriculture team and up to 60 people apply for the job.

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South Canterbury Sheep Farmers Help Keep the World’s Mega Rich Comfortable at Sea

24 May 2016

From the rolling green hills of Waimate to the world’s most luxurious super yachts, the fine wool Harriet Gardner and her family produce is certainly one of a kind.