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Dave engineered his way to success by studying while working

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Find out how combining study with work led Dave Pollard to a successful career in roading.


Scholarships for food and fibre careers

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Grab a scholarship and get qualified for a rewarding food and fibre career.


How to learn management skills

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Learning management skills can be a great way to advance your career.


5 surprising careers in food and fibre

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Here are five jobs in food and fibre that could change your ideas about the industry.


Learn te reo Māori to improve your career chances

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Learning another language is good for your brain, but did you know it's also good for your career? 


5 surprising careers in construction

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Here are five jobs in construction that could change your ideas about the industry.  


Dogs that help people have jobs

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Find out how dogs work hard so that people can go to work and do their jobs.


Returning to teaching has never been easier or cheaper

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Now is the perfect time to return to teaching.


How do I talk to my son about his poor NCEA results?

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Get some tips on how to talk to your young person about their NCEA results.


The top 5 questions parents have about NCEA

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We answer your questions about NCEA and where it can lead your young person.