14 Apr 2015

WorldSkills Oceania - Bruce Howat

From Jesse Mulligan, 1–4pm, 2:25 pm on 14 April 2015

Competition is underway in Hamilton today as 23 young New Zealanders battle for a place in the Tool Blacks team. The winners will secure a spot on the national WorldSkills team and travel to Brazil in August for the international competition. 102 people from Canada, India, Malaysia, China, Australia and Korea are competing in 30 skill categories at Wintec. New Zealand is competing in 18 categories, including aircraft maintenance, auto and engineering trades, carpentry, joinery, plumbing, floristry, hairdressing, restaurant trades and web and graphic design. WorldSkills NZ chief executive Bruce Howat