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Gold Medal Served up at Worldskills Competition

Friday, 7 October 2016, 5:10 pm | Worldskills

Gold Medal Served up at Worldskills Competition Christchurch woman Kimberley De Schot is justifiably proud to have won gold in restaurant service at the “Olympics of trade skills”, the 2016 WorldSkills New Zealand competition. “Winning the gold ... More >>

Winners of WorldSkills 2016 National Competition Announced

Sunday, 2 October 2016, 10:26 pm | Worldskills

Winners of WorldSkills 2016 National Competition Announced NEW ZEALAND, 2 October 2016 - WorldSkills New Zealand announced winners of an intensive two-day national competition held at the Waikato Institute of Technology (Wintec). More >>

Young tradespeople gather for WorldSkills competitition

Friday, 16 September 2016, 1:45 pm | Worldskills

The WorldSkills New Zealand National Competition sees competitors gather to compete across 15 skills categories, and the ultimate prize – a place in the national Tool Blacks 2017 team. Taking place at Wintec in Hamilton over the weekend 30 September ... More >>

Young tradespeople gather for worldskills competition

Friday, 16 September 2016, 12:13 pm | Worldskills

The WorldSkills New Zealand National Competition sees competitors gather to compete across 15 skills categories, and the ultimate prize – a place in the national Tool Blacks 2017 team. Taking place at Wintec in Hamilton over the weekend 30 September ... More >>

Tools at the ready, it's competition time!

Thursday, 9 June 2016, 4:25 pm | Worldskills

WorldSkills New Zealand regional competition in Plumbing & Gasfitting will take place on Saturday 11th June at the Manukau Institute of Technology (MIT) Plumbing School. Competitors will duel it out in Plumbing & Heating and compete to represent ... More >>

Tools at the ready, it's competition time

Thursday, 19 May 2016, 3:55 pm | Worldskills

WorldSkills New Zealand regional competitions are taking place on 21st May at Wintec in the Waikato and ARA Institute of Canterbury. Competitors will duel it out in Automotive Technology, Plumbing & Heating, Industrial Mechanics (fitter turner), and Welding. ... More >>

‘Tool Blacks’ to be decided at upcoming competition

Wednesday, 1 April 2015, 9:53 am | Worldskills

Hamilton will host 102 international competitors in the ‘Olympics of the trades’ at Wintec in Hamilton next month in the inaugural WorldSkills Oceania Competition. More >>

Weekend of Worldskills in Waikato

Wednesday, 2 July 2014, 3:49 pm | Worldskills

Worldskills, the national workplace skills competition, is in Waikato this weekend. Almost 100 apprentices and trainees from 20 professions will meet to compete at Wintec in Hamilton from 3 to 6 July. ServiceIQ is supporting 18 of these young achievers ... More >>

New Zealand ‘Tool Blacks’ bring home medals

Thursday, 11 July 2013, 3:48 pm | Worldskills

The ‘Tool Blacks’ have done New Zealand proud by winning a Silver Medal and several Medallions of Excellence at the WorldSkills Championships held this month in Leipzig. More >>

Wellingtonian in build up to WorldSkills Championships

Monday, 17 June 2013, 10:44 am | Worldskills

The cream of New Zealand’s young trade trainees are about to pit their skills against the best of their peers from around the globe at the WorldSkills International competition. The competition will be held in Leipzig in July 2013. More >>

Skills to take on the World

Monday, 17 September 2012, 11:35 am | Worldskills

Fourteen talented young up-and-coming tradespeople – including three Competenz apprentices – are preparing to head to Leipzig, Germany in July next year to compete at WorldSkills 2013. More >>

2013 New Zealand “Tool Blacks” announced

Tuesday, 4 September 2012, 5:36 pm | Worldskills

The team to represent New Zealand at WorldSkills 2013 has been named this week, with 14 young tradespeople from around the country earning their place as “Tool Blacks”. More >>

Worldskills Finalists 1 Step Closer To Being “Tool Blacks"

Thursday, 12 July 2012, 3:19 pm | Worldskills

WorldSkills NZ – 2012 National Finals Medallists Region Skill Category Place First Name Surname Employer City/Town NZDF Aircraft Maintenance Gold Michael West RNZAF Auckland NZDF Aircraft Maintenance Silver Julian Huizinga RNZAF Auckland Canterbury ... More >>

Tool Blacks Win Medals In London

Tuesday, 11 October 2011, 10:10 pm | Worldskills

The best of young New Zealand trades men and women have bagged a host of medals at the 41st WorldSkills International competition in London. More >>

Medals For Young NZ Trades Team In Calgary

Tuesday, 8 September 2009, 9:28 am | Worldskills

The young New Zealand team of “Tool Blacks”, contesting the WorldSkills International competition in Calgary, Canada, gained six medals of excellence from the seventeen trade categories in which they competed during the four-day event. More >>

Medals For Young NZ Trades Team In Calgary

Monday, 7 September 2009, 5:24 pm | Worldskills

The young New Zealand team of “Tool Blacks”, contesting the WorldSkills International competition in Calgary, Canada, gained six medals of excellence from the seventeen trade categories in which they competed during the four-day event. More >>

Let The Games Begin!

Thursday, 3 September 2009, 5:25 pm | Worldskills

The international competition said to be the Olympic Games of trade skills has just begun. More than 800 competitors from 50 countries took part last night in the opening ceremony of the 40th WorldSkills Competition in Calgary, Canada. The WorldSkills ... More >>

Governor-General Inspires Young Trades Team

Wednesday, 5 August 2009, 4:10 pm | Worldskills

Governor-General, Hon Sir Anand Satyanand, recently farewelled the team of young trades representatives who will be competing for New Zealand in the WorldSkills International competition in Calgary, Canada. More >>

Tool Blacks on Road to Calgary

Wednesday, 5 November 2008, 9:23 am | Worldskills

WorldSkills NZ has announced the Tool Black team which will compete at the WorldSkills International Competition in Calgary, Canada in September 2009. The team has been chosen from the finalists who took part in the WorldSkills NZ National Finals which ... More >>

WorldSkills NZ National Finalists Announced

Monday, 22 September 2008, 1:32 pm | Worldskills

Three days of intense practical competition for nearly 100 young trades’ men and women in 18 different skill categories culminated today in the WorldSkills New Zealand National Finals Award Ceremony at Parliament hosted by Hon Trevor Mallard. More >>

 

 

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