• Tuia - Mayoral Workshop

    Category: MTFJ E-News

    Published: 18 Apr 2017

    MTFJ & Tuia were delighted to attend the 2017 Tuia Mayoral Workshop in Wellington, which was proudly supported by Wellington City Council

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  • Q & A with Hellmuth Hartung

    Category: MTFJ E-News

    Published: 25 May 2016

    Hellmuth is now the Community Projects Officer for the Taupo District Council, and is extremely passionate about the work that he is involved in locally. Dan Henderson spoke with Hellmuth about his work in the Taupo community.

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  • Innovation shared with youth at fair

    Category: Local Wins

    Published: 25 May 2016

    JobFest 16, run by Youth Connections in Auckland, gave more then 2000 young people were given the opportunity to talk with employers and get hands-on help with CV building, job applications and interview skills.

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  • MTFJ launches drivers licensing initiative

    Category: Media releases

    Published: 10 May 2016

    The Mayors Taskforce for Jobs launched the Steering Aotearoa initiative in Waipukurau on Monday 2 May which aims to provide all students’ with the opportunity to gain their learners, restricted and full licences while at secondary school

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  • Talent Central Launched

    Category: Local Wins

    Published: 12 Apr 2016

    Talent Central, launched today at Central District Field Days, is a regional initiative designed to make it easier for our talent to remain in the district and gain the skills they need to meet global needs.

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  • Feature - Rayden Horton

    Category: MTFJ E-News

    Published: 28 Jan 2016

    Rayden Horton was the 2015 Tuia delegate for the Ruapehu District where he was mentored by Mayor Don Cameron as part of the Rangatahi Leadership Programme, and in this article reflects on his experience within the Tuia Kaupapa.

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  • Sharemilker shines at awards

    Category: Local Wins

    Published: 27 Jan 2016

    The South Taranaki's 2015 Youth to Work Awards is a Mayor's Taskforce for Jobs project designed to celebrate young people who are achieving in their workplace or training environment.

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  • 'Speed-date' exercise a success

    Category: Local Wins

    Published: 18 Jan 2016

    Clutha Development and Clutha District Council, in collaboration with Dunedin City Council, staged the event to promote job opportunities in the Clutha District to those living in Dunedin.

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  • Mayors collaboration key to success

    Category: Local Wins

    Published: 18 Jan 2016

    Because of a conversation had between Kawerau Mayor Malcolm Campbell and Matamata-Piako Mayor Jan Barnes, an innovative employment initiative was created. 

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  • Students given opportunity to explore local industry

    Category: Local Wins

    Published: 08 Oct 2015

    Students in the Eastern Bay of Plenty were given the opportunity to explore the local electricity supply industry, which was oraniseg through the Eastern Bay Energy Trust and Connexis. 

    The course is designed for secondary school students and covers the fundamentals elements of electricity supply. Throughout the course, the participants visited various energy plants and factory, and were given the opportunity to explore the industry with hands on experience. 

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  • MTFJ e-Newsletter: Our Youth, Our Future - Volume 2

    Category: MTFJ E-News

    Published: 08 Oct 2015

    The second volume of the MTFJ e-Newsletter; Our Youth, Our Future, was released in October 2015 and features local government case studies, success stories and the recent work the MTFJ has been doing around the country.

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  • JobFest15 a real success

    Category: Local Wins

    Published: 20 Sep 2015

    The latest JobFest15 youth employment summit saw approximately 2,000 young people and 62 businesses meet up at North Harbour Stadium earlier this month in order to get more of Auckland’s youth into employment.

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  • Connect15 provides employment links

    Category: Local Wins

    Published: 18 Sep 2015

    The South Taranaki MTFJ Steering Group ran the Connect15 event in May 2015 which focussed on connecting young people to potential jobs and career opportunities with local employers. 

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  • MTFJ Workshops focus on boosting Youth Employment

    Category: Media releases

    Published: 10 Sep 2015

    Throughout July 2015, the Mayors Taskforce for Jobs delivered nine workshops throughout the country. The Workshops looked to explore, shape and strengthen the vital connection between young people leaving school and gaining employment.

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  • YOUth Inspire - Hutt City Council

    Category: MTFJ E-News

    Published: 02 Sep 2015

    YOUth Inspire Trust is the Mayors Taskforce for Jobs initiative currently operating in Wainuiomata in the Hutt City Council area.

    The programme aims to create real life opportunities for young people in order for them to gain skills and employment. The Trust partners with the council, the local High School and a number of educators and businesses to make these opportunities reality.

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  • Q&A with Matamata-Piako 2014 Tuia delegate

    Category: Local Wins

    Published: 01 Sep 2015

    Bryan Rawiri, 25 years old, was born and raised in Matamata and belongs to the eastern Waikato iwi of Ngati Haua.  He is currently completing his apprenticeship in Baking. Bryan was the TUIA delegate in 2014 for the Matamata-Piako District, where he was mentored by the Mayor.

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  • Connecting for Youth Employment

    Category: MTFJ E-News

    Published: 01 Sep 2015

    Connecting for Youth Employment (CYE) Trust was established in Central Hawke’s Bay (CHB) in 2013, with support from the Mayors Taskforce for Jobs, to ensure that the community continues on a path to provide employment and training opportunities to young people.

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  • MTFJ e-Newsletter: Our Youth, Our Future - Volume 1

    Category: MTFJ E-News

    Published: 28 Aug 2015

    The first volume of the MTFJ e-Newsletter; Our Youth, Our Future, was launched in May 2015 and features local government case studies and success stories, highlighting the good work the sector does every day

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  • Dunedin Youth Council Appointed

    Category: Local Wins

    Published: 19 Aug 2015

    The Youth Council has been established by the Dunedin City Council’s Youth Participation Advisory Group so young people aged 12 to 17 can become better informed about civic issues and participate more in the running of the city.

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