PRESS RELEASE: Hundreds experience Infrastructure Industry

Taniya Scott Energy, News, Telco, Ultimit / Women in Infrastructure, Water

Hundreds of young women throughout the country have experienced a taste of working in the Infrastructure Industry in a programme designed to showcase different career options. The Infrastructure Industry keeps New Zealand running – through water, power and roading – and is a booming sector that is forecast to require around 44,000 more people over the next 5 years.  New …

GOT A TRADE? GOT IT MADE! 2019 SPEEDMEETS

Taniya Scott Energy, News, Telco, Water

Do you have apprenticeships or other entry level positions available within your company? Get involved with Got a Trade? SpeedMeets! SpeedMeets are based on the concept of speed-dating where employers and job seeking secondary school students coming together for short mini interviews to identify the right fit.  This year events are held around the country in August and September. Each SpeedMeet …

Opening Career Doors for Young Women in the Infrastructure Industry

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

Infrastructure forms the backbone of New Zealand’s day to day livelihood and is a booming sector that is predicted to require around 44,000 more people over the next 5 years. Connexis – the Industry Training Organisation (ITO) for Infrastructure – is addressing the recruitment challenge throughout May and June targeting young women with its annual Girls with Hi-Vis (GWHV) campaign. …

December Industry eNews is out now

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

In this issue: Connexis Welcomes New CE CE Statement New Civil Apprenticeship Preview Brian Warren Steps Up As Connexis Chair Register Today as a Girls with Hi-Vis® Host Company Annual Connection 2019 & 2018 Event Wrap Up New Qualifications Available for Enrollment Thank You For Your Commitment to Training Other Stories You May Be Interested In

PRESS RELEASE: Connexis Chair Retires

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

The Chair of Connexis, the infrastructure ITO, Frances Hague announced her retirement recently. 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 exemplary service bought rigour and recognition to …

PRESS RELEASE: Energy industry’s rising stars & top trainers recognised

Chloe Energy

Pictured: Line mechanic team award winners Mainpower Rangiora Mainpower Rangiora took out the line mechanic team award at last night’s Connexis Annual Connection Excellence Awards in Christchurch with Joe Mills, Meridian Energy Twizel winning overall trainee of the year. They were among New Zealand’s rising stars and top trainers in the energy industry who were recognised at the awards, which followed …

PRESS RELEASE: Competition hotting up at Annual Connection 2018

Chloe Energy

Competition is hotting up between electricity supply teams from around New Zealand at Annual Connection 2018 in Christchurch. The annual competition sees linesmen and cable joiners competing in an intense series of events over three days outdoors in a field adjacent to the Air Force Museum in Wigram. This year nine teams are competing in the line mechanic competitions, with …