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Fees-free tertiary education

Update on fees-free tertiary education policy

Giving young people Work Inspiration in Henderson and Massey

Article about the delivery of the Work Inspiration programme to schools in the Henderson-Massey area.

Data on graduate employment a win for students

Article on the release of employment status and earnings data of tertiary education graduates

Meaningful careers in healthcare focus of Health and Disability Sector Big Day Out

Media release about South Auckland Year 12 and 13 students exploring career opportunities at the Health and Disability Sector Big Day Out.

Young people are future for key construction player

Canam Group deliver Work Inspiration programme to give students a hands-on look at a real-world construction project.

KINGS returns to school for Oompher Web Series Two launch

Media release about the new Oompher web series featuring inspiring and talented young Kiwis, including musician KINGS.

Career influencers spend a day with young industry professionals at Canterbury Construction Industry Big Day Out

Media release about Christchurch teachers and career advisers exploring career pathways at the Construction Industry Big Day Out.

Urban rangatahi Māori explore primary industry pathways

Media release about rangatahi exploring the wealth of opportunities in the primary industries sector in Canterbury.

Urban students go beyond the farm gate with careers in dairy event

Media release on Year 10 students exploring career opportunities in the dairy industry at the Hawke's Bay Industry Big Day Out.

Careers New Zealand to support New Zealand Young Farmers Get Ahead Experience Days

Media release highlighting Careers New Zealand's support for Get Ahead Experience Days promoting career pathways within the agriculture industry.

Parents’ guide to talking to your teenagers about NCEA results

Media release on how to talk to your teenagers about their future careers at NCEA results time.

Updated 9 Nov 2017