First Shovel hits the ground for the ‘Renovations of four Pacific Churches’ Project in Hamilton

From top left to bottom right: Hamilton Samoan Methodist Church, the Congregational Christian Church of Samoa, the Westside Presbyterian Church, and the Wesleyan Church of Tonga. In response to COVID19, the Provincial Growth Fund released funds for the Renovations of the Pacific churches and Marae’s across the regions. The purpose behind the funds was to create much needed employment for displaced peoples, to support Maori, Pacific and local businesses in the regions and to give back to our communities. After much consultation...
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“Upskill While Others Are Sleeping” – Tips and Tricks to Secure Your Future

As week seven of lockdown in New Zealand moves from Alert Level 3 to Alert Level 2 on Thursday 14th May 2020, we will see a lift to current restrictions in place. Businesses may open except for bars, we can now enjoy parks and shopping malls, movement across the country is allowed, and we can increase our bubble to 10 people – as long as we maintain social distancing and good hygiene. However, with unemployment rates on the rise, and the job market changing due to COVID19, are you prepared for the new work environment...
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Student Success supported by Alignz / Tupu Aotearoa Program.

“I went from having a fixed mindset, to changing the way I viewed the real world” Fuifale Tyrell said, as we sat for breakfast to interview her on her recent experience completing the Tupu Aotearoa Program run by Alignz Recruitment. Fale is a 17-year-old Samoan, born and raised in Hamilton, NZ and who believes in taking every opportunity life gives you. Fale comes from a large family background with roots in the Waikato area. She is an active member of the Hamilton Samoan Methodist Church, is the eldest and only daughter in her...
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