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Lights Won’t Dim For Electricity Supply Event Despite 2021 Cancellation

Wednesday, 6 October 2021, 6:16 pm | Connexis

COVID-19 restrictions have led to the cancellation of Annual Connection 2021 in Christchurch next month with event organisers promising to make next year’s event the best yet. Developed by the Electricity Supply Industry and now a joint initiative ... More >>

Iconic Electricity Supply Event a Chance to Recognise Essential Workers

Thursday, 16 September 2021, 9:24 am | Connexis

Wellington, 16 September 2021: Plans to bring Annual Connection back in 2021 continue, despite the latest Covid lockdowns, with new dates announced and a stronger conviction than ever from our competitors and stakeholders of the need to recognise electricity ... More >>

Connexis Experience Key in the Future of Industry Training

Thursday, 9 September 2021, 3:40 pm | Connexis

Important knowledge and experience of infrastructure industry training will be present in the leadership team of the new Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council (WDC). More >>

Connexis And Te Pūkenga Sign Transfer Agreement

Monday, 12 July 2021, 4:40 pm | Connexis

Joint press release: Connexis and Te Pūkenga Connexis and Te Pūkenga have agreed to the terms under which the Infrastructure Industry Training Organisation (trading as Connexis) will shift most of its core functions into Te Pūkenga’s new Work ... More >>

Girls Get ‘hands-on’ In The Infrastructure Industry

Monday, 5 July 2021, 3:46 pm | Connexis

Wellington, 5 July 2021: A series of ‘hands-on’ open days held throughout the country has opened the eyes of female secondary school students to a career in the infrastructure industry. 'Girls with Hi-Vis®' (GWHV) has seen events held nationwide ... More >>

New Zealand’s Booming Infrastructure Industry Opens Up Career Opportunities For Women

Tuesday, 1 June 2021, 4:13 pm | Connexis

A student giving excavator driving a go under the watchful eye of Dave Connell, Managing Director of Connell Contactors, Hamilton, as part of their Girls with Hi-Vis® 2019 event. To keep New Zealand moving roads need replacing, leaky water pipes upgrading, ... More >>

Infrastructure Training Milestone

Friday, 26 June 2020, 1:20 pm | Connexis

It all started with a keen interest in operating heavy machinery and it has led to an industry qualification for Raj Prasad. More >>

Workforce Skill Needs Waiting On ‘Shovel-Ready’ Decision

Sunday, 17 May 2020, 5:04 pm | Connexis

The Government’s Budget investment in vocational education and infrastructure has been welcomed by the industry who are waiting to hear which shovel-ready projects will be chosen. Connexis supports training for the Infrastructure Industry, and Chief ... More >>

Lockdown Time Converted to Study Time

Friday, 1 May 2020, 12:14 pm | Connexis

Civil infrastructure trainees around the country put the recent Level 4 lockdown hours to good use hitting the books and studying toward their apprenticeships. More >>

Focus On Economic Growth And Wellbeing

Sunday, 19 April 2020, 4:39 pm | Connexis

With kick-starting work on major new Infrastructure projects around the country a priority for the Government, the industry will welcome the move to COVID-19 Alert Level 3, when it occurs. Connexis Chief Executive Toby Beaglehole says, “We’re ... More >>

New Industry Qualifications To Address Water Woes

Thursday, 27 February 2020, 4:39 pm | Connexis

Wellington, February 27 2020: With the capital’s aging and struggling water infrastructure under the spotlight recently, the industry is responding with the release of a new level of training qualifications to upskill supervisors and managers. Connexis, the ... More >>

Government’s Infrastructure Investment Welcomed

Thursday, 12 December 2019, 4:10 pm | Connexis

Wellington 12 December 2019: The Government’s announcement to future-proof New Zealand with a $12billion investment in infrastructure is a positive sign for the country’s future. More >>

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 >>