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First woman in NZ completes Civil Trades Certification

Monday, 10 December 2018, 11:01 am | Connexis

Pearl Jury is the first woman in New Zealand to gain her Civil Trades Certification leading the way for women working in the infrastructure industry. More >>

New Civil Infrastructure Apprenticeships

Thursday, 22 November 2018, 7:03 pm | Connexis

Wellington's Peka Peka to Ōtaki Expressway project the perfect launchpad WELLINGTON, 22 NOVEMBER 2018: A new suite of Civil Infrastructure Apprenticeships have been presented in Wellington, backdropped by one of New Zealand’s major infrastructure projects. More >>

Connexis Chair Retires

Tuesday, 13 November 2018, 12:29 pm | Connexis

The Board of Directors would like to thank Ms Hague for her dedication and efforts as inaugural Chair of Connexis. The Board were especially grateful for her wider endeavours in the sector and stakeholder groups around Women in Infrastructure. Her ... More >>

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 >>

 

 

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