Success Stories

  • Apprentice Success Story
    Kent Owen left school shortly before his 16th birthday and wasn't sure what he wanted to do but has since chosen to complete a Building Apprenticeship and despite its challenges he doesn't regret his choice and is on the road to a great career in the building industry. Read more ...
    Posted: Monday 29 April 2019
  • Miraka Internship
    Grace Spencer not only completed her degree but she also finished a successful HR internship with Miraka and has since gained employment in the role of HR and Communications for the Tumu Group. Read more ...
    Posted: Thursday 11 April 2019
  • Licence to Work Program Success story
    An interview with Licence to Work students. Read more ...
    Posted: Tuesday 12 February 2019
  • Taupo District Council
    Jemma recently gained fulltime employment with the Taupo District Council as a pound keeper. Her employer said the skills she was looking for were – enthusiasm, wanting to work and be keen to learn. She wasn’t worried about Jemma having specific skills but it was all about the right attitude. Read more ...
    Posted: Tuesday 14 June 2016
  • Laser Plumbing
    Riley Inglis was a student at Taupo-Nui-A-Tia who worked at Laser Plumbing through the Gateway programme and has now landed an apprenticeship with them. Read more ...
    Posted: Thursday 25 February 2016
  • Landcorp
    Ryan, 21, studied Bcom Ag. He started working at Landcorp straight out of university and has been there for 2 years. Read more ...
    Posted: Thursday 25 February 2016
  • Lakesteel
    Lake Steel is a sheet metal firm working mainly with stainless steel and aluminium. They work a lot with the construction and boat building industry. Currently they have three young employees who all started as Gateway students. Cameron has nearly finished his apprenticeship, Grayson is in his second year and Kyle has just started. Read more ...
    Posted: Thursday 25 February 2016