10 young sparks have their feet in the doors of bright careers in the trades

Wednesday, 18 November 2020

The inaugural Waikato-Tainui Work Start Programme is a 10 week intensive that prepares young uri Waikato for the real world of trade mahi, while wrapping the best support around them.
Partnering with #BCITO (Building and Construction Industry Training Organisation) and with funding support from the PGF (Provincial Growth Fund), 6 of the 10 graduates who attended the recent graduation event at Hopuhopu Endowment College this morning are seen here alongside their pou araahi.

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From left to right… Tamatoa Nepson (Oomaero Paa), Poutama Silva (Hukanui Marae),Tyrell Te Whare (Mangatangi Marae & Te Puea Marae), Stuart Lawrence (Tutor), Darven Emery and Raukawa Emery (Turangawaewae Marae), Te Waiaaio Kereopa (Waahi Paa).