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He Toki apprentices part of Rangers Park celebration

Two apprentices who graduated through the He Toki ki te Rika programme were part of the Hawkins Construction team recognised for their work on the Rangers Park development at last week’s ribbon cutting celebration. Rt Hon Prime Minister John Key, unveiled the first ten houses in the Rangers Park development – a housing village, built…

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24th July 2013
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Rebuild industry to talk He Toki over breakfast

Business leaders from across the construction industry have been invited to attend a He Toki ki te Rika breakfast event hosted by Hawkins Construction at CPIT on Friday 26 July. He Toki is a Māori trades training initiative led by Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu in partnership with CPIT and Hawkins Construction. This unique collaborative…

16th May 2013
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Students step up as government endorses Māori trades training

A new group of He Toki ki te Rika (Māori trades training) students will step forward to start an exciting journey on Wednesday [15 May] in the presence of whānau and special guests at Rehua Marae. The 68 students will receive scholarships to begin their training in carpentry, welding, painting and decorating, and plasterboard at…

16th February 2013
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More Māori wanted for trades training

CPIT, Te Rūnanga Ngāi Tahu and Hawkins Construction will host a Māori trades open evening at CPIT’s Trades Innovation Institute on Friday evening [5 April] at 6pm to encourage more Māori to learn the skills they need to contribute to the rebuild of Christchurch. The Māori trades training programme He Toki ki te Rika combines…

14th December 2012
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Canterbury Māori trades training programme receives a $1m boost from government

Representatives from He Toki ki te Rika, the Christchurch based Māori trades training programme, are in Wellington today signing and receiving the $1m funding agreement that government announced earlier in the year. He Toki is led by Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu in partnership with Christchurch Polytechnic Institute of Technology (CPIT) and Hawkins Construction. This…

10th July 2012
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Government Investment in Māori Trade Training in Christchurch is welcomed

Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu, Christchurch Polytechnic Institute of Technology (CPIT) and Hawkins Construction welcome the Government’s further $1million investment in Māori Trade Training in Christchurch. In June last year, Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu, CPIT and industry partners launched He Toki ki te Rika (Māori Trades Training) in response to the projected demand for…