eNews February 2021

Prue Feely eNews, News

Kia ora kōutou, We’ve hit the ground running in 2021 with continued growth in trainee numbers, the Reform of Vocational Education (RoVE) workstreams ramping up and a reminder that we’re not out of the woods yet with regards to COVID-19. Change brings opportunity and we have seen that with the boost in apprentice numbers by 28% thanks to Free Trades Training, the Apprenticeship …

A close up on the new CE – Kaarin Gaukrodger

Prue Feely eNews, News, Our People

At the end of last year, we were happy to have our new CE, Kaarin Gaukrodger, take up the reins. After six years at Connexis in a variety of senior management roles, Kaarin is perfectly placed to lead the company and the infrastructure industry, through this period of transition as the government continues to roll out its vocational education reforms. Over …

December eNews

Prue Feely eNews, RoVE

Kia ora kōutou,   At Connexis, we are proud to be part of the infrastructure industry – an industry that continues to build and grow the foundations of our country, and that is strong and resilient.   During lockdown, we were inspired by trainees who turned challenge to opportunity by using their time to progress their careers through qualification training.  Equally, we were inspired by the companies and their leaders who encouraged their employees to grow their skills and those of their teams’.  2020 delivered unprecedented challenges and required business to rethink approaches …

November eNews

Prue Feely Civil, Energy, eNews, NZ Apprenticeships, Ultimit / Women in Infrastructure, Water

Kia ora koutou, There’s a lot of change happening in our sector, and we’ve embraced that with some changes of our own.  At the end of the year I’ll be leaving Connexis to join BCITO (the Building and Construction Industry Training Organisation) and Kaarin Gaukrodger, our very able and experienced General Manager, will be taking over the reins.    I’m immensely proud of the team at Connexis and …

July eNews – Free Trades Training, Rove updates and more…

Prue Feely eNews, NZ Apprenticeships, RoVE

With businesses and people now settling into the new form of ‘normal’ post the COVID-19 lockdown, I thought it timely for an update on the transformation of vocational education that is occurring.  This includes the biggest change in training delivery that our Industry has undergone for many years, along with a wide range of funding programmes that will support our …

eNews – December

Prue Feely Civil, Civil Trades, Energy, eNews, News, Telco, Ultimit / Women in Infrastructure, Water

Kia ora, As the calendar year draws to a close, I’m pleased to report that 2019 has brought a wide range of successes. As the standard-setting body for the infrastructure industries, Connexis shares the Government’s commitment to raising the profile of vocational education. This includes working with schools and communities around New Zealand and providing more flexible workplace-based learning, while actively supporting …

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 …

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