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Youth 2 Work News & Updates
What a year, New Premises and more events
The Porirua Youth 2 Work Movement ended 2022 with a bang; celebrating the achievements of the year and more employment opportunities for young people
Everything under one roof in new Cobham Court premises
For 22 years Partners Porirua has been inspiring local rangatahi to get the most out of life.
Finding a new approach in the infrastructure sector
Downer has teamed up with Partners Porirua to run Gateway partnerships with local colleges and is keen to attract more women to the infrastructure industry.
Women in Construction Expo
Partners Porirua recently ran a “Women in Construction Expo” to inspire young wahine, college students and female job seekers to go into a career in construction.
Wellington Water supporting youth employment
Wellington Water is changing the lives of youth with its infrastructure skills course while showing its support for young women in construction.
Youth 2 Work ends 2021 on a high
Seventy rangatahi started new careers in 2021 thanks to the Porirua Youth 2 Work Movement (Y2W).
Booming Trades Industry Seeks “girl Power” To Solve Skills Shortage
Partners Porirua and Porirua City Council jointly run a Women in Trades event to inspire women and girls to take up career opportunities in the booming trade sector.
Support for Youth 2 Work Movement flourishes
Partners Porirua welcomed four new business partners to its Youth 2 Work Movement at the end of 2020.
Tradies’ meet and greet, highlight of the year
The 2020 Tradies’ meet and greet was the highlight of the year for 50 young people who were leaving local colleges or Whitireia Polytechnic to enter the workforce.
Big win for young Porirua job seekers
Young people in Porirua are the big winners with hundreds more in full time employment since the inception of the Porirua Youth 2 Work Movement in 2015.