PRESS RELEASE: Girls with Hi-vis Month Underway

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

Women around the country are donning Hi-Vis attire this month for a ‘hands on’ taste of working in the Infrastructure Industry. The annual ‘Girls with Hi-Vis’ initiative lead by Connexis – the Infrastructure Industry Training Organisation (ITO) – sees staff already working in the Infrastructure Industry inviting sisters, daughters, friends, cousins and wives to work for a day for a …

PRESS RELEASE: Women key target to boost infrastructure numbers

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

The Government’s recent announcement of an $11 billion investment into infrastructure signals the need for recruiting more quality workers into the industry. New Zealand’s infrastructure industry is already short of skilled staff with a prediction of 25,000 more workers required to meet industry demand over the next 3 years. Connexis sees women as key to filling these roles. Connexis Interim-Chief Executive …

PRESS RELEASE: Enter now for the National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) Awards

Chloe News, Ultimit / Women in Infrastructure

Winners of the NAWIC Excellence Awards 2016: From left to right Donna Howell (NAWIC president), Lynne Makepeace, Vanessa Coxhead, Vanessa Carswell, Carolyn Pitman, Karen Sanderson, Gemma Collins, Carmen Sutton, Natalie Thornton and Megan Rule ENTRY CLOSING DATE: Monday, 5 June 2017 at 9:00pm An amazing rollercoaster ride that has resulted in a promotion is how Natalie Thornton describes her experience of …

Winners announced at Connexis Women in Infrastructure Awards 2016

Chloe News, Ultimit / Women in Infrastructure

Women in Infrastructure Awards 2016 winners: Winnie Rawiri-King of the Electricity Supply Apprentice Programme (left) and Suzanne Naylor of Watercare Services (right) The outstanding achievements of women employed in New Zealand’s Infrastructure industry came to the stage in Wellington today. The annual Connexis ‘Celebration of Women in Infrastructure’ lunch at Te Papa recognised a group of women from around the …

Women in Governance Awards

Connexis leading the way in attracting women to careers in Infrastructure

Chloe News, Ultimit / Women in Infrastructure

Connexis is leading the way with its strategies around creating a more gender diverse workplace in New Zealand’s infrastructure industries. Connexis has been working to attract more women into trade and technical roles within New Zealand’s infrastructure industry in a bid to fill a large void in the workforce. These strategies have been led by Connexis Board Chair Frances Hague, …