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Marine Mechanics Apprenticeship 

Are you interested in a career in jet boat mechanics and engineering? Do you know the difference between a throttle and thermostat?

We are looking for people of all ages, from all walks of life who descend from Ngāi Tahu and have a passion for mechanics. If you are interested in a career in jet boat mechanics and engineering than our apprenticeship could be for you... so if you’re mechanically minded read on!

The apprenticeship is an opportunity for someone enthusiastic and hardworking to achieve their marine mechanic qualification while working in our exciting businesses in Taupō, Queenstown and Glenorchy, starting at Hukafalls Jet Taupō.

You might be someone that is already trade qualified and wanting to specialise in marine engineering or you could be someone who loves all things mechanical and wants to gain a full qualification.

The successful applicant will not only be paid while gaining their marine mechanics qualification, they will also get the opportunity to improve their cultural skills and further connect with their Iwi.

Applications close 25th August 2019.

Tourism scholarship 

Ngāi Tahu Tourism is looking for Ngāi Tahu students who are studying a tourism qualification.

We are offering support with study fees, the chance for paid holiday work and invaluable work experience, plus amazing opportunities to grow your cultural skills and learn more about your iwi.

For more info and entry criteria, check out www.ngaitahutourism.co.nz or email people@nttourism.co.nz