Story: Workforce composition

Male tunnellers

Male tunnellers

The construction industry is one of the few still heavily dominated by male workers, as this February 2009 photo shows. These tunnellers are celebrating breaking through to the Parnell side of a tunnel under Hobson Bay in Auckland.

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Paul Callister and Robert Didham, 'Workforce composition - Men’s work, women’s work', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/22692/male-tunnellers (accessed 27 September 2020)

Story by Paul Callister and Robert Didham, published 11 Mar 2010