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Kaikohe youth take next step into careers

Posted on April 19, 2016

Today 30 young people from Kaikohe graduated from the first stage of the Growing Regional Opportunities through Work (GROW) programme – an initiative stemmed from the Tai Tokerau Northland Economic Action Plan.

“21% of Kaikohe youth are not in employment, education or training. GROW is about starting to shift that 21% into employment in growing industries in Northland,” says Ben Dalton the Senior Regional Officer leading the Government’s involvement in delivering the Tai Tokerau Northland Economic Action Plan.

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