Annual Connection Competitions

Power crews go head to head in intense competition at Annual Connection

Prue Feely Civil, Energy, News

Competition between power company crews was intense last week as they vied for top national honours. Teams and individuals competed in a series of events at Annual Connection 2019 replicating the work they do out in the field to ensure that New Zealand’s power is flowing. There were 12 teams competing in the line mechanic competitions, with 9 individuals in …

September eNews

Prue Feely Civil, Civil Trades, Energy, eNews, News, Our People, Telco, Water

With spring upon us, it’s shaping up to be a very busy few months for Connexis and all our stakeholders. There are two big events coming up that I’d love to see you at. First up is the Annual Connection on the 24-26 September. For the first year our Industry Showcase event will be held at Hawkes Bay and we are also welcoming …

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 …


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

benstevens 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

benstevens 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

benstevens 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 …