Special Interest articles

Smart Trade Solutions Partnership

Smart Trade Solutions Partnership

Thanks to the introduction by Competenz we have partnered with Rick and Tracey Lunn from Smart Trade Solutions to provide career options for our trainees. Trade Smart Solutions connects people to the trades; they specialise in offering support and mentoring for...

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Thank you Burnsco

Thank you Burnsco

Thank you Burnsco!   The wonderful people at Burnsco Opua have donated and discounted brand new lifejackets for our trainees to use on the ship. Nick, the Burnsco Manager has a great relationship with us, we’re only a short 5-minute walk from Burnsco and you’ll often...

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Whare opening

Whare opening

On Sunday 23 September, the R. Tucker Thompson held the formal opening of their new whare. The weather was fine, and around 100 people gathered at the end of the wharf to join the Tucker whanau for their special day. It was a day that was over 30 years in the making,...

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