PRESS RELEASE: Counties Power opens their doors to High School students

Chloe Energy, Our People, Ultimit / Women in Infrastructure

Lines company Counties Power held a career day for local high school students today to promote the industry to youth.  More than 20 students from Pukekohe High School, Onewhero Area School and Rosehill College participated in the event and learnt more about working in the electricity supply industry. Held in conjunction with the Girls with Hi-Vis® initiative run by Connexis, …

PRESS RELEASE: Attracting more women to the Infrastructure Industry

Chloe Energy, News, Ultimit / Women in Infrastructure

Girls with Hi-Vis® – attracting more women to the Infrastructure Industry 15 June 2018: Contact Energy’s Clyde Dam opened its doors yesterday for women to explore a career in the Infrastructure Industry. Forty-five women took the opportunity to tour the dam and take part in some ‘hands on activities’ in a bid to entice them to seek a new career path. …

PRESS RELEASE: Girls with Hi-Vis® opening doors to new careers for women

Chloe Civil Trades, Energy, News, Telco, Ultimit / Women in Infrastructure, Water

Wellington 29 May 2018:  Rewarding trade and technical careers for women are there for the taking within the infrastructure sector. The problem is women don’t always know about them. Addressing this recruitment challenge is a driving factor behind Girls with Hi-Vis® (GWHV), an annual initiative by Connexis, the ITO for the infrastructure sector held throughout the month of June.  GWHV …

May 2018 eNews is out now!

Chloe Civil Trades, Energy, eNews, News, Telco, Water

The Connexis Industry May 2018 news is out now! Check out the May issue online. IN THIS ISSUE: CEO Message Apprenticeship in Water Treatment Launched New Qualification – We Need Your Input Connexis Signs Historic Agreement with Waikato Tainui Gateway – Want Exposure to Young Industry Talent? Record Numbers Sign Up For Girls with Hi-Vis® Annual Connection 2018 Update CCNZ …

May 2018 Trainee eNews is out now!

Chloe Civil Trades, Energy, eNews, News, Telco, Water

The Connexis Trainee May 2018 eNews is out now! Check out the May issue online. IN THIS ISSUE: CEO Message NZ Apprenticeship in Water Treatment Record Numbers Sign Up For Girls with Hi-Vis® Annual Connection 2018 Update Connexis Signs Historic Agreement with Waikato Tainui Excavator Competition Winner Other Stuff You Wont Want to Miss  

PRESS RELEASE: Unison works with Connexis to triple number of trainees

Chloe Energy, News, Telco

An industry skill shortage in the energy infrastructure sector has seen one Hawke’s Bay company triple its intake of trainees. Unison Contracting Services Ltd currently has 12 new trainees working through its training programme with another six due to start next month. Previously the company has taken on six trainees in total per year. All but one of those initial …

PRESS RELEASE: Connexis dresses International Women’s Day in Hi-Vis

Chloe Civil Trades, Energy, News, Our People, Telco, Ultimit / Women in Infrastructure, Water

Pictured:  Winnie Rawiri-King, Electrician working for Singer Group Ltd. Winnie has been a great ambassador for women in the Infrastructure Industry and was the Connexis 2017 Got a Trade, Got it Made – Future Business Leader. March 8, 2017 – How do you shine a light on International Women’s Day in New Zealand? When you are Connexis, the Industry Training …

PRESS RELEASE: New Opportunities With Historic Agreement

Chloe Civil Trades, Energy, News, Telco, Water

Pictured: Connexis CEO, Peter Benfell, and Waikato Tainui CEO, Donna Flavell. Waikato-Tainui has today signed an historic agreement with 11 of the country’s top Industry Training Organisations at the Waikato Endowed College in Hopuhopu. The agreements are a significant step for Waikato Tainui as the tribe looks to increase the career opportunities of its people. Waikato Tainui CEO Donna Flavell …

February 2018 e-Newsletter is out now!

Chloe Civil Trades, Energy, eNews, News, Our People, Telco, Ultimit / Women in Infrastructure, Water

The Connexis Industry February 2018 news is out now! Check out the eNews issue here: https://mailchi.mp/81462f5e6b71/feb2018-industry-enews  IN THIS ISSUE CEO statement Infrastructure Workforce Jobsite: Advertise your Vacancies! New Zealand Apprenticeship in Water Infrastructure in New Zealand: Ministers Message Girls with Hi-Vis® – Registrations Open Annual Connection 2018 Annual Connection: New Event Manager Story: A Skilled Workforce Key to Growth for Cranswick Enterprises Ltd …

February 2018 Trainee e-Newsletter is out now!

Chloe Civil Trades, Energy, eNews, News, Our People, Telco, Ultimit / Women in Infrastructure, Water

The Connexis Trainee February 2018 news is out now! Check out the eNews issue here: https://mailchi.mp/1d155644275a/feb2018-trainee-enews IN THIS ISSUE CEO statement Infrastructure Workforce Jobsite New Zealand Apprenticeship in Water Infrastructure in New Zealand: Ministers Message Annual Connection 2018 Annual Connection: New Event Manager Story: A Skilled Workforce Key to Growth for Cranswick Enterprises Ltd Upcoming Events/Conferences