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    Website maintenance

    We are working behind the scenes on our website, and you may experience some slow response times. We thank you for your patience.

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    Job of the week - registered nurse

    Find out what it takes to become a registered nurse.

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    Quick survey

    Fill in this two-minute survey to help us find out about trends in New Zealanders' use of digital services.

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    Shaping our future workforce

    In February and March, Dave Turner, renowned Australian-based career development leader, will talk about five steps that can help create worthwhile employment pathways for young people.

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    Careers and opportunities in Canterbury

    Find out about work and training options in Canterbury, and the local labour market.

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