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Richie McCaw to showcase flying skills at Annual Connection

Thursday, 20 September 2018, 2:30 pm | Connexis

Richie McCaw of Christchurch Helicopters to showcase flying skills at Annual Connection September 20, 2018 Helicopters and skilled pilots play a crucial role in keeping the country plugged into the electrical grid. That will be demonstrated by none other ... More >>

Girls with Hi-Vis® opens doors to 350 potential new staff

Tuesday, 3 July 2018, 8:14 pm | Connexis

Girls with Hi-Vis® opens doors to 350 potential new staff Wellington 3 July 2018: More than 350 women throughout the country took the opportunity to experience the Infrastructure Industry 'hands on' in June. More >>

Girls with Hi-Vis opening doors to new careers for women

Wednesday, 30 May 2018, 9:06 am | Connexis

Rewarding trade and technical careers for women are there for the taking within the Infrastructure sector. More >>

Long work hours and diligent study pays off

Tuesday, 24 April 2018, 1:07 pm | Connexis

Hamilton April 24 2018: Working long hours during the day and studying at night has paid off for a young Hamilton employee in the water industry. Dylan Samson works for Allens United Drainage & Earthworks in Hamilton and has come a long way since ... More >>

Unison works with Connexis to triple number of trainees

Thursday, 29 March 2018, 12:40 pm | Connexis

March 29 2018: An industry skill shortage in the energy infrastructure sector has seen one Hawke’s Bay company triple its intake of trainees. More >>

Connexis dresses International Women’s Day in Hi-Vis

Wednesday, 7 March 2018, 5:01 pm | Connexis

March 7, 2017 – How do you shine a light on International Women’s Day in New Zealand? When you are Connexis, the Industry Training Organisation for the infrastructure industry, you add some hi-vis. More >>

First Two Pipeline Workers Awarded Industry Certification

Monday, 4 December 2017, 12:08 pm | Connexis

December 4 2017: New Zealand has its first two fully trade certified water pipeline construction and maintenance workers, following the introduction of Civil Trade Certifications in 2015. More >>

Staff Investment Leads to Awards for Isaac Construction

Friday, 24 November 2017, 11:17 am | Connexis

November 24, 2017: A management decision to put its people at the centre of its business development has paid off for Christchurch’s Isaac Construction. More >>

Energy Industry celebrates top achievers

Monday, 18 September 2017, 4:16 pm | Connexis

Energy Industry celebrates top achievers September 18, 2017: The top trainees and trainers in New Zealand’s electricity and telecommunications industry have been recognised at the Connexis Annual Connection Excellence Awards in Hamilton. More >>

Students connect to power industry career opportunities

Thursday, 14 September 2017, 10:09 am | Connexis

September 14, 2017: Secondary school students considering careers in the Electricity Supply Industry have a unique opportunity to see what working in the Industry involves at the Annual Connection event in the Waikato this week. More >>

Energy Industry excellence award winners to be announced

Wednesday, 6 September 2017, 10:23 am | Connexis

September 6, 2017: New Zealand's top trainees and trainers in the electricity and telecommunications industry will be recognised at the Connexis Annual Connection Excellence Awards dinner next week in Hamilton. More >>

New Chief Executive at helm of Connexis

Monday, 21 August 2017, 12:37 pm | Connexis

21 August 2017: New Connexis Chief Executive Peter Benfell is joining the organisation at a time of major growth and investment for the Infrastructure industry and is looking forward to the challenge ahead. More >>

Campaign to Recruit Female Infrastructure Industry Staff

Friday, 21 July 2017, 9:58 am | Connexis

Wellington, 20 July 2017: Women from around the country recently experienced a taste of a career in the Infrastructure Industry. More >>

Franklin women sample work in the Electricity Industry

Friday, 23 June 2017, 12:24 pm | Connexis

Franklin women sample work in the Electricity Industry 'Girls with Hi-Vis' campaign aims to recruit more women More >>

Girls with Hi-Vis month underway

Friday, 2 June 2017, 10:26 am | Connexis

Wellington, 2 June 2017: Women around the country are donning Hi-Vis attire this month for a 'hands on' taste of working in the Infrastructure Industry. More >>

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 >>



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