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Women key target to boost infrastructure numbers

Thursday, 18 May 2017, 4:28 pm | Connexis

Wellington, 18 May 2017: The Government's recent announcement of an $11 billion investment into infrastructure signals the need for recruiting more quality workers into the industry. More >>

Government funding boost welcomed by Infrastructure Industry

Friday, 28 April 2017, 2:03 pm | Connexis

28 April 2017: The Government's recently announced $11 billion investment into infrastructure over the coming years has been welcomed by the industry. More >>

Higgins employee's 25-year skill base formally recognised

Friday, 17 March 2017, 12:19 pm | Connexis

Christchurch, 17 March 2017: Hearing challenges aren't a barrier to success in the Civil Infrastructure Industry for one long-time Higgins Christchurch employee who has just achieved an industry qualification. More >>

17-year-old carving out career in male dominated industry

Monday, 6 March 2017, 10:46 am | Connexis

Christchurch, 5 March 2017: 17-year-old Ellie Pugh is carving herself a successful career in the Energy Industry, a traditionally male dominated domain, in the true spirit of International Women's Day. More >>

Training initiative helps students into workforce

Friday, 16 December 2016, 10:26 am | Connexis

16 December 2016: A group of secondary students are now 'job ready' for the Civil Infrastructure Industry armed with both practical experience and a qualification thanks to a new training initiative. More >>

BoP Civil Infrastructure Workers Praise Industry Initiative

Friday, 2 December 2016, 2:20 pm | Connexis

Tauranga, 2 December 2016: A group of Bay of Plenty Civil Infrastructure workers are proud to have a new industry Trade Certification to their name and are praising the Industry for its introduction. More >>

Trainee takes out top Electricity Supply Industry award

Wednesday, 26 October 2016, 2:38 pm | Connexis

26 October 2016: Electricity Supply Industry trainee Andrew Kennett has scooped the top industry award for 2016. More >>

Power company staff put their skills to the test

Thursday, 13 October 2016, 4:16 pm | Connexis

October 13, 2016: It's hands on for the top Electricity Supply Industry staff next week as they pit their skills against fellow workers from around the country. More >>

Canterbury leading the way with Civil Trades

Thursday, 6 October 2016, 3:44 pm | Connexis

October 6, 2016: Tony Foster of Fletcher Construction is the latest Cantabrian to become Civil Trades Certified. Tony follows in the footsteps of Che Gallagher of Fletcher Construction and Barry Bowen and Wes Jefferys of City Care, who were part ... More >>

Best and brightest finalists for energy excellence awards

Monday, 22 August 2016, 11:47 am | Connexis

August 22, 2016: Twenty of New Zealand's top trainees and trainers in the electricity and telecommunications industry have been named as finalists in the Connexis Annual Connection Excellence Awards. More >>

Lower Hutt company excels for third year in a row

Friday, 12 August 2016, 10:30 am | Connexis

Wellington, 12 August 2016: A Lower Hutt based civil infrastructure company has just scooped a national award for the third year in a row in recognition of its staff development. More >>

Infrastructure Industry Achievements Rewarded

Friday, 22 July 2016, 2:14 pm | Connexis

The outstanding achievements of women employed in New Zealand's Infrastructure industry came to the stage in Wellington today. More >>

Secondary school students sample the water industry

Friday, 22 July 2016, 11:11 am | Connexis

22 July, 2016: An enthusiastic group of secondary school students enjoyed a behind the scenes taste of the water industry recently experiencing what it takes to provide Auckland with clean, safe drinking water. More >>

Women don hi-vis gear to take a look behind the scenes

Tuesday, 5 July 2016, 10:13 am | Connexis

Women don hi-vis gear to take a look behind the scenes at Clyde Dam More >>

Connexis adds Telecommunications to industry coverage

Wednesday, 20 April 2016, 1:36 pm | Connexis

20 April 2016: Connexis will now oversee standards and qualifications for the Telecommunications Industry after working in close partnership with The Skills Organisation to make this transition. More >>

Female takes out top Electricity Supply Industry award

Monday, 12 October 2015, 11:38 am | Connexis

12 October 2015: Electricity Supply Industry trainee Laisa Pickering overcame tough competition to take out top industry honours for 2015. Winning Trainee of the Year at the Connexis Annual Connection Excellence Awards Laisa contributed her win to ... More >>

Strategy to attract women to workforce rewarded

Thursday, 27 August 2015, 3:38 pm | Connexis

27 August 2015: The ongoing commitment by Connexis - the Industry Training Organisation (ITO) for the Infrastructure Industry - to growing a diverse workplace of employees has been recognised with a prestigious award. Connexis was last night awarded Highly ... More >>

Opening the door to a career in the water industry

Tuesday, 18 August 2015, 5:18 pm | Connexis

Wellington, 18 August 2015: Ensuring safe drinking water flows through Wellington taps is all in a day's work for the team at the Te Marua Water Treatment Plant in Upper Hutt, and high school students are invited to come and see how it's done. More >>

Expanding ITO takes over management of water qualifications

Thursday, 11 June 2015, 2:06 pm | Connexis

The Tertiary Education Commission (TEC) has given the green light for a change in the way industry qualifications in the water infrastructure sector are managed. More >>


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