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Tradies, plumbers in short supply as skills shortage deepens

16 August 2021

Despite record numbers of new apprentices,16,000 currently, it is still hard to get a tradie when you need one. Initially the shortage may have started with the 2008 global financial crisis, with employers reluctant or unable to take on apprentices. But the building boom has continued beyond expectations. And then there was Covid. New data […]


Its a Great Time to Get into a Plumbing, Gasfitting or Drainlaying Career

7 July 2021

According to Masterlink, training as a plumber, gasfitter or drainlayer can lead to a great career with excellent earning potential in one of New Zealand’s highest paying trades. Masterlink is New Zealand’s only national mentored apprenticeship programme specialising in plumbing, gasfitting and drainlaying. They have been going for almost 20 years now, and are owned […]

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