Connexis Our People - Water Apprenticeship graduate Will Halligan

Will Halligan – Water, water everywhere

Prue Feely Water

For Taupō-based Will Halligan, a Connexis apprenticeship in wastewater treatment is adding a new dimension to his career. On the face of it, Will Halligan has quite enough to be going on with. As the Acting Maintenance Manager at Wairakei Resort near Taupō he is responsible for all of the resort’s water needs, from the intake of water downstream from …

Dylan Samson: Water Reticulation Technician

benstevens Water

Taking a leap of faith into a career as a pipe layer at 19-years-old has certainly paid off for Dylan Samson. Now 23, Dylan is a Water Reticulation Technician in charge of his own crew for Allens United Drainage and Earthworks in Hamilton and is loving every minute of it. It seems a world away from the career as a …

Naomi Coatsworth – Invercargill City Council Water Treatment Operator

benstevens Ultimit/Women in Infrastructure, Water

Working as a Water Treatment Operator was never Naomi Coatsworth’s dream job as a child. Yet after almost two years into the role and having recently won the Young Operator of the Year award, her sights are firmly set on her continued career in water treatment. Having grown up in Southland, Naomi had worked in several jobs before undertaking a …