Find ways to help you look for staff and fund new opportunities.
Learn more about the financial options and initiatives available to support your business and staff.
Options and support available for you to choose, improve or change your work journey.
Get help to choose the education or training you need if you're starting your work journey or looking to retrain.
Find the right support for you
Find jobs, courses, business support and events in subtropical Northland, one of New Zealand’s fastest-growing regions
Come along for a free one-to-one session with a career expert that can help you make a personalised career plan.
This session can provide you with advice on:
Where: Whangarei & Kaipara Connected Centre, 4 Albert Street, Whangarei
When: Services are available across the week - you must book.
Make a booking now to Muriel Willem, either by emailing email@example.com, or calling 027 633 4171
Are you interested in a career as an enrolled nurse or registered nurse? Or are you a nurse thinking about post-graduate study in nursing?
Come along and get one on one advice about education and career pathways, as well as potential apprenticeships to earn while you learn:
Whangarei: Monday 9 August, 4pm-6.30pm at Mahitahi Hauora, 28 Rust Avenue, Whangārei
Dargaville: Tuesday 10 August, 10am-2.30pm at Te Ha Oranga, 77 Awakino Road, Dargaville
Hokianga: Wednesday 11 August, 10am-2.30pm at Hokianga Health, 163 Parnell Street, Rawene
Kaitaia: Thursday 12 August, 10am-2.30pm at Te Hiku Hauora, 49 Redan Road, Kaitaia
No need to register, drop in on the day!
For further information contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Whangaroa Aquaculture Farm is looking for workers to be employed on a fixed-term basis.
You would be working outdoors and be rotated on different duties to learn about all the farm's operations. Duties would include checking oysters, harvesting, cleaning and grading.
Because of tide times, you'd need to be flexible with start and finish times, as well as being able to lift up to 20 kgs.
Looking for other work? Check out Find a Job, Work and Income’s recruitment website.
Find a Job is for anyone looking for work – you don’t have to be on a benefit. If you find a job you’re interested in, contact Work and Income to be put in touch with the employer.
Are you interested and getting qualified and becoming a registered nurse?
The 3-year Bachelor of Nursing course is held at NorthTec's Raumanga campus in Whangarei.
You will learn how to perform general nursing functions, understand how to supervise Enrolled Nurses & Healthcare Assistants & undertake several hands-on placements across the duration of the programme.
The July 2021 programme is still able to take new registrations, otherwise February 2022 is the next intake.
Literacy Aotearoa Whangarei are offering free short courses that are flexible and can be completed whenever you want.
Programmes for Term 3:
To register, contact Ashlee Wati - email@example.com or via phone on 022 3271693
Are you aged 16-24 and interested in learning about graphic design, video content production, digital marketing, games development and other aspects of digital technology?
If so, join NGEN 2021, a fees-free 20-week course in Whangārei.
The course prepares rangatahi for continued study or a pathway into internships or employment. It starts on Monday 19 July and runs from 10am-4pm. All resources are provided.
If this sounds like you or a young person you know, email programme manager Hemi Ruka today at firstname.lastname@example.org
Kick-start your career in the healthcare industry with free training from a marae-based provider in Whangārei.
You could gain a New Zealand Certificate in Health Wellbeing by studying with Ringa Atawhai Mātauranga.
The entry-level qualification would enable you to gain employment supporting people, family and whanau with their health and wellbeing in the community.
The course covers a range of transferable skills and knowledge valued across the health and wellbeing sector.
Whatever level you’d like to study at, you can find a course to suit you in Northland.
Click on the link below to find the field of study and type of qualification to interest you. Qualifications range from certificate level 1-3 to doctorates.
Are you thinking of starting a business? Join a free introduction to business workshop with Inland Revenue.
In this free workshop, you’ll learn about business structures, income tax, expenses that can be claimed and more.
When: Wednesday 18 August, 1pmWhere: 82 Bank Street, Whangarei
Places are limited, so register now.
Janet Nixon, in collaboration with Creative Northland, hosts the following free Creative Business Skills Workshop series and free mentoring for creatives in business in Northland.
These online events via Zoom will run from 10am-2pm.
Spaces are limited to 12. To register please email email@example.com
More information can be found on the Facebook event (external site)
Thinking of starting your own business? Come along to a free GST workshop with Inland Revenue.
At this workshop, you'll be learning about how GST works, GST registration, record keeping, and more.
Places are limited, so register soon.
When: Wednesday 18 August, 9.30amWhere: 82 Bank Street, Whangarei
Come along to these free workshops that are here to support you on your employment journey.
Date: Thursday 5th AugustTime: 10.30am - 11.30amTopic: Job searching & understanding the job description
Date: Thursday 12th AugustTime: 10.30am - 11.30amTopic: Do Cover Letters count?
Date: Wednesday 18th AugustTime: 10.30am - 11.30amTopic: What do Employers look for in a CV?
Date: Wednesday 25th AugustTime: 10.30am - 11.30amTopic: Transferable Skills
Free, one on one career advice appointments will be available after each workshop from 12.00pm - 2.00pm
No need to book, just come along on the day to the Whangarei & Kaipara Connected Centre, 4 Albert Street, Whangarei
This free workshop which will give you direction and clarity to achieve long term success for your business.
The session will cover:
Where: The Orchard Business and Event Hub, Level 1 Entrance - 35 Walton Street, Whangarei When: Thursday 5 August, 8.30am-12.30pm To register, simply email firstname.lastname@example.org
SpeedMeets bring together students, young people and employers - speed-dating style.
It’s a great opportunity for young people who are ready for work, or will be looking for work within the next six months, to discover all the exciting careers available in the trades and services industries.
And it's a great way for employers to find new staff or apprentices.
Northland has 3 upcoming Speed Meet Events, in collaboration with Emploment 2 Education (e2e) Tai Tokerau:
Kaipara / Dargaville: Tuesday 31 August, Otamatea College, 120 Bickerstaffe Road, Maungaturoto, 9.30am–3pmFar North: Tuesday 7 September, Kaitaia College, Redan Road, Kaitaia, 9am–3pmWhangarei: Friday 10 September, Whangarei Boys High School, Kent Road, Regent, Whangārei, 9am–4pm
Pre-registration is essential to secure your spot.
Whangārei’s Connected centre is hosting a free, monthly workshop about self employment, to ensure you have the right tools to move forward with your business idea, and understand how the Ministry of Social Development can assist you.
There's no need to book - just come along on the day.
What: Self-employment and you (explore self-employment as a career option)When: Thursday 26 August, 9am-10.30amWhere: Connected centre, Work and Income service centre, 4 Albert Street, Whangārei
Drop into your local Connected centre without an appointment to find out about how government agencies can help you find a job, training or business support.
MSD/Work and Income Employment Centre
Keri Centre, 2 Fairway Drive
MSD/Work and Income Employment Centre
4 Albert Street
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Last modified: 1 August 2021