Kōrero: Apprenticeships and trade training

Apprenticeship in trouble

Apprenticeship in trouble

In 1991 these four Wellington building apprentices (left to right: Stewart Rose, Justin Chamberlain, Jason Davey and Jason Hague-Smith) were within a year of becoming tradesmen. They had been facing redundancy due to a decline in the building industry. However, their employer, Fletcher Construction, agreed to donate their labour for a community building project in Wainuiomata, and they were able to finish their apprenticeship.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Dominion Post Collection (PAColl-7327)
Reference: EP/1991/3217/22
Photograph by Ross Giblin

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Jeremy Baker, 'Apprenticeships and trade training - The post-war years', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/23784/apprenticeship-in-trouble (accessed 27 January 2021)

He kōrero nā Jeremy Baker, i tāngia i te 11 Mar 2010