News

23 November 2018

ATNZ apprentice of the year swapped uni for on-the-job training

Mechanical engineering apprentice Caleb Orotaunga has been named the inaugural ATNZ Apprentice of the Year 2018 at an event in Christchurch this morning.

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14 November 2018

ATNZ apprentices win gold at WorldSkills

Two ATNZ apprentices have won gold at the 2018 WorldSkills national competition in Hamilton.

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14 November 2018

New qualifications for the engineering industry

Technology and automation are rapidly driving change in the engineering sector and our engineering programmes are transforming to better meet the needs of the industry.

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18 October 2018

New GM heads up ATNZ

Apprentice Training New Zealand (ATNZ) is pleased to announce the appointment of Susanne Martin to the role of General Manager.

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20 June 2018

Page Macrae apprentices win Acorn scholarships

Four of the seven Acorn Foundation scholarships given to Bay of Plenty engineering firms this year have been awarded to mechanical engineering apprentices at Page Macrae Engineering in Mt Maunganui.

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31 May 2018

ATNZ apprentice a leader in the making

Marshall Cheer is a third-year maintenance and diagnostics apprentice at Wm Ross Engineering in Kawerau. Recently he was nominated and won a Rotary Young-Person Leadership Award, or RYLA.

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09 May 2018

Precision work a rewarding challenge for Josh

A long-held passion for hands-on work led Josh Udy to enrol in an engineering apprenticeship straight out of school.

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09 May 2018

Apprentice Tau looks forward to giving back

Tautalafua Mata’afa completed his ATNZ engineering apprenticeship at Pacific Steel in Auckland, a company that manufactures 250,000 tonnes of steel each year for mesh, reinforcing products and galvanised wire.

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31 March 2018

Apprenticeship sets Caleb up for life

Caleb Orotaunga learns something new every day as an ATNZ mechanical engineering apprentice at Kraft Heinz in Christchurch.

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31 March 2018

No student loan allows James to build dream car

Earning a wage instead of clocking up a student loan gives engineering apprentice James Thompson the freedom to spend money on the things he loves – his cars.

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