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    Job and training opportunities

    This page will be updated as new opportunities come in.



    Job vacancies at Port Nelson

    Stevedore

    Casual opportunities

    • Loading and unloading vessels
    • Opportunities to train, up-skill and build a real career in Ports and Stevedoring
    • Highly competitive hourly rate

    More information and how to apply

    For more information, please see our Port Employment page on our website https://portnelson.qjumpersjobs.co/ or

    phone Jacqui on 027 734 0113.

    Part of the recruitment process is to carry out:  2 reference checks, ACC history check, criminal conviction check, pre-employment medical, including drug and alcohol test.


    Job boards        

    The jobs sites listed below are updated frequently and are a good source of new opportunities.

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    Work the Seasons

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    Opportunity grows here

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    Connected NZ

    If you want to find a job, find staff, get options to train or retrain or find business support - head to connected.govt.nz.


    Free courses at NMIT

    Kia ora koutou

    We are pleased to be able to offer the following two Adult and Community Education programmes for free, available either face to face, blended or fully online in a variety of locations:

    Te Tiriti o Waitangi and the iwi of Te Tauihu


    To increase the understanding and awareness of Te Tiriti o Waitangi and The Treaty of Waitangi within the regional context of Te Tauihu o te Waka a Māui (Top of the South Island of New Zealand). It will give individuals and workplaces increased confidence to support their continuing engagement with the iwi of Te Tauihu.

    On successful completion of this course learners will be able to:

    • Discuss the key principles of Te Tiriti o Waitangi and The Treaty of Waitangi, and how they relate to Te Tauihu
    • Explain early Aotearoa/New Zealand history, inclusive of both Māori and non-Māori viewpoints
    • Identify the iwi of Te Tauihu o Te Waka a Māui

    The course is 40 hours long and can be undertaken in any of the following ways:

    • Face to face - 40 hours delivered face to face in various locations throughout the region, 2 hours per week
    • Blended - 20 hours face to face in various locations throughout the region, 1 hour face to face and 1 hour online per week
    • Online - 40 hours online undertaken at your own pace and the comfort of your own home or office.

    Te Reo Māori me ngā Tikanga o Te Tauihu


    This course will introduce te reo me ona tikanga Māori within the context of Te Tau ihu o te Waka a Maui (Top of the South Island of New Zealand). Students will be introduced to cultural concepts and practices, pronunciation, greetings, songs, and forms of language appropriate to work, home and community contexts.

    On successful completion of this course learners will be able to:

    • Prepare and deliver a paku mihi according to set instructions
    • Learn and perform a waiata
    • Learn and perform a karakia, demonstrating understanding of appropriate associated tikanga according to Tauihu o Te Waka a Māui Iwi

    The course is 40 hours long and can be undertaken in any of the following ways:

    • Face to face - 40 hours delivered face to face in various locations throughout the region, 2 hours per week
    • Blended - 20 hours face to face in various locations throughout the region, 1 hour face to face and 1 hour online per week
    • Online - 40 hours online undertaken at your own pace and the comfort of your own home or office.

    How to enrol

    • Download and fill out the attached document to the best of your abilities / knowledge or contact us to be sent a form.
      NMIT application form
    • Indicate on the enrolment form under Programme Details the name of the programme and delivery i.e. Te Reo Māori me ngā Tikanga o Te Tauihu - Blended
    • Email to maoristudies@nmit.ac.nz or drop it into one of our NMIT campuses

    Got a question or need help?

    Find out about other NMIT courses on their website.


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    Job and training opportunities