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9 February 2021

Pam’s Healthy Chili

Prep time: 20-30 mins Ingredients: 1 lb or 450 grams ground beef or Quorn soy mince (you can use ...
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9 February 2021

A heart to heart talk

February is Heart Health Awareness Month. We speak to Pam Harris, Careerforce Apprenticeship Advi...
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21 January 2021

Teacher aides making a difference in the lives ...

For students of Kerikeri High School with special educational needs, their teacher aides are alwa...
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23 December 2020

Upskilling to support Wellington’s homeless

A cohort of Kaimahi and Peer Support workers at DCM are set to upskill following a government ini...
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23 November 2020

NZ Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Advance...

We have had extensive consultation with the sectors (aged residential care, home and community, d...
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20 November 2020

Care worker embraces online learning to sprint ...

“I wear my badges proudly - they give me a sense of value and a sense of achievement.”  Golden Ba...
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16 November 2020

New e-learning module helps support kaiāwhina t...

Testing is an essential part of New Zealand’s COVID-19 elimination strategy. By identifying cases...
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11 November 2020

A fresh take on apprenticeships

Jane Wenman Chief Executive | Careerforce For many people, when they think of apprenticeships and...
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16 October 2020

Your opportunity to show your appreciation
Thank Your Cleaner Day was launched to recognise the tens of thousands of skilled, hard-working c...

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14 October 2020

Blenheim health navigator driven by thirst for ...

Growing up in Australia as a young Māori woman, Niki Waitai was keen to bring her family home, to...
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14 October 2020

Life with Dementia: entrusting care of your lov...

I really dreaded the trip to the rest home. The move had been looming for months as I could no lo...
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1 October 2020

Training journey unlocks potential for Lifewise...

When Lifewise Health and Disability rolled out the Health and Wellbeing Level 4 qualification to ...
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24 September 2020

Diploma programme bolsters leadership confidence

IDEA Services is upskilling its 200+ Service Managers with support from industry training organis...
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7 September 2020

Kaiāwhina to guide the next 5-year Action Plan ...

MEDIA RELEASE 7 September 2020 The first and formative 5-year Kaiāwhina Workforce Action Plan 201...
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2 September 2020

Journey to resettling: former refugee now helpi...

Kumari Timsina knows full well the challenges of settling into a foreign land. As a former refuge...
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13 August 2020

Creating a career path in the aged care sector

After a few years working in hospitality, Caitlin Henderson decided to change paths heading towar...
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12 August 2020

Diploma graduate helps victims on journey of re...

“It is very rewarding coming into people’s darkest  moments and just helping them gain cont...
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28 July 2020

Investing in Auckland community through on-job ...

Auckland DHB’s Health Care Assistant Programme gave 18 new cadets the opportunity to start a care...
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9 July 2020

Training helps Greymouth employee support peopl...

“You see people change and grow and you see their mana enhance. That’s what inspires me, in...
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8 July 2020

Qualification a great fit for the financial men...

Financial mentor, Kathryn Burton usually plays a key role as trainer, consultant and workshop fac...
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7 July 2020

Health & Wellbeing Apprenticeship boosts c...

“The apprenticeship opened my eyes. I tell you it just pushed me to another level. It’s the best ...
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2 July 2020

ITO combats sector skills shortage despite rapi...

MEDIA RELEASE 2 July 2020 Careerforce, the Industry Training Organisation (ITO) for the broader h...
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19 June 2020

Careerforce’s partnership with Yale empowers fe...

“This has been a vehicle for me to express myself. It’s given me hope, it’s empowered me. It has ...
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4 June 2020

Careerforce welcomes targeted training and appr...

3 June 2020 Careerforce welcomes targeted training and apprenticeships fund Minister of Education...
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21 May 2020

Lockdown wonders: Volunteers stepping up in the...

In times of crisis, it is heartening to see people go beyond self, and think about others. In Dun...
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20 May 2020

Work placement introduced student to a niche ca...

“Diversional therapy appealed to me because it’s a great way to bring fun and enjoyment into peop...
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13 May 2020

Proud infection control record for Hokianga cle...

Hokianga Health’s vision is to be the centre of excellence for rural health care.  Based at the t...
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12 May 2020

Great mentoring is key to having great staff

“I saw the benefits tenfold, having staff trained at Careerforce Level 3”   Amberley Rest Ho...
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11 May 2020

Recognising the essential role and responsibili...

“We are responsible for everybody that walks in that door,” says Leeanne Clarke, one of the clean...
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7 May 2020

Lockdown wonders: ‘Bowl cut’ to recognise hard ...

When Andrea McKee posted on Facebook that she needed a haircut and is tempted to get a ‘bowl cut’...