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Ako Mai Way Ltd
Ako Mai Way Ltd

AkoMaiWay is a course and qualification finder based on your choice of life job or Career path. Our Vision :That everyone can navigate their way through Aotearoa's education system, where ever you are starting from.

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Berserker Bin Cleaners
Berserker Bin Cleaners

Berserker Bins is an industry leading service company that specialises in the cleaning and upkeep of household wheelie bins. Berserker Bins offer a unique and premium service that makes sure all wheelie bins are clean physically and visually so that you’re clean mentally.

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Lissy Cole Designs
Lissy Cole Designs

Lissy and Rudi Robinson-Cole are a dynamic artistic duo since 2014. As artists in residence at Nathan Homestead since 2021, they've left their creative mark with notable projects like 'Joyride' in 2019, numerous exhibitions nationwide, and their crowning achievement, 'Wharenui Harikoa' – a remarkable large-scale crocheted wharenui.

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Managed Labour Hire (MLH)
Managed Labour Hire (MLH)

Aotearoa's Premier Recruitment and Labour Hire Solution. As the leading recruitment and labour hire agency in Aotearoa, Managed Labour Hire (MLH) takes pride in offering specialised, client-focused services to all our clients and candidates.

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Mangōpare Air New Zealand Pilot Cadetship

Mangōpare Air New Zealand Pilot Cadetship

The Mangōpare Air New Zealand Pilot Cadetship is an all-inclusive training programme that accelerates the journey to becoming a commercial pilot from the typical 24-36 months to approximately 14 months.
Pūtea for Pakihi

Pūtea for Pakihi

Whāriki and PledgeMe have joined forces to support a small group of pakihi Māori to launch crowdfunding campaigns on Thursday 18th July at 1:00pm in Tāmaki Makaurau
Art, tikanga, sustainability, and aroha in the tangihanga industry

Art, tikanga, sustainability, and aroha in the tangihanga industry

Mahora Massey (Ngāti Whakaue, Te Whānau-a-Apanui), founder of Korowai Caskets, is on a mission. With a keen eye for design and a passion for environmental sustainability, Mahora has carved out a unique space in the tangihanga industry.

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