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Celebrating Sam Nonoa: The Unsung Hero of Our Transformative Journey at Puatala

In the world of startups, rallying people around a nascent idea—especially one that is more of a thought process than a concrete concept—presents a monumental challenge. This was precisely the scenario in 2019 when Alignz Training began its journey from …


Rocket Lab: Exploring the Opportunities of Science

Puatala has engaged with the Rocket Lab to provide young Maori and Pasifika students with rare opportunity to tour Rocket Lab’s production complex and mission control. To highlight STEM career opportunities in the space industry during the Trades Day on …


Students Catch the Engineering Buzz!

Claudelands Exhibition Centre is swarming with more than 100 secondary school students. Groups of them cluster around screens or engineering equipment. Most are engrossed as they look, listen and join in the activity. They’re having fun but there’s a serious …


Downer Group Cadetship Graduation: Celebrating our learners’ success

Downer Group are the largest integrated service provider in New Zealand with projects from Kaitaia to Invercargill in more than 120 locations across the country. With it being the largest integrated service provider, Downer is able to create job opportunities …