Below you will find the latest issue of the PrintNZ Members E-Letter.
PRINT APPRENTICE OF THE YEAR WINNER
Vanessa Hooton, Tainui Press Design & Print, Matamata
Gaining an insight to the sector while at high school through a once-a-week placement at a local newspaper, Vanessa went from knowing next to nothing about print to knowing this was something she wanted to pursue as a career.
Vanessa is thrilled to have been acknowledged in this amazing industry as Print Apprentice of the Year.
Below you will find the latest COVID - 19 bulletins from PrintNZ.
PrintNZ E-Letter 08/06/20 - WAGE SUBSIDY EXTENSION - NEW RULES
PrintNZ E-Letter 02/06/20 - WAGE SUBSIDY EXTENSION, SURVEY RESULTS, SMALL BUSINESS LOAN
PrintNZ E-Letter 18/05/20 - WAGES SUBSIDY EXTENSION, LEVEL 3 SURVEY RESULTS
PrintNZ E-Letter 13/05/20 - WELCOME TO LEVEL 2
PrintNZ E-Letter 11/05/20 - LEVEL 2 HERE WE COME, ENTERPRISING MEMBERS PROVIDING COVID PPE
PrintNZ E-Letter 06/05/20 - HOW IS PRINT FARING
- PrintNZ E-Letter Announcing our Training Awards. A huge congratulations to these people and companies
- PrintNZ E-letter PrintNZ and industry training partner Competenz are thrilled to introduce you to our five Apprentice of the Year sector winners.
- PrintNZ E-Letter Announcing our Top 12 Apprentice of the Year Candidates
PrintNZ alongside its training partner Competenz are pleased to announce the finalists for this year's Apprentice of the Year awards. These awards recognise apprentices who have completed their training in the previous 12 months, displayed a great passion and enthusiasm for our industry and excelled in their studies in completing their apprenticeship.
drupa 2020 will NOW TAKE PLACE 10am 20 - 30 APRIL 2021 in Dusseldorf, Germany.
Here are the details.
Heather Letfus has left PrintNZ after almost 14 years service.
Welcome to Susan Johnston
SALES TRAINING Level 3 Qualification
Your business results rely upon the performance of your sales people.
Having skilled sales people in your team will lead to:
• Improved business results
• Highly motivated and skilled sales staff
• Increased customer satisfaction
• High standards of professionalism in the industry
This is a 12 month training programme the next course commences 13 June 2019 and includes three workshops.
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org phone 09 265 2090
The 2020/21 Sales Training Course are dated now:
Workshop 1: 21 May 2020
Workshop 2: 06 Aug 2020
Workshop 2: 11 Feb 2021
Please be in touch with Ruth or Pam for further information email@example.com
Stuff Petone press operator Josh Crawford has been named the overall PrintNZ Apprentice of the Year with Jenkins Freshpac Systems production manager Ross Craig winning the Trainer of the Year and Ovato the Training Company of the Year.
Your Voice Is Critical
Proposed Changes to Print Industry Training
Please make a submission to the Ministry of Education on the Review of Vocational Education
Draft letter attached
Submissions close Friday 5 April
The Australasian Catalogue Association (ACA) hosted its 27th Annual ACA Awards last Friday night highlighting a strong focus on effective marketing with the addition of new categories – Point of Sale, Customer Insights and Corporate Social Responsibility.
New Zealand retailers entered in the open categories and taking on their Australian colleagues.
Kathmandu and Duffy Books in Homes were recognised on the night for their outstanding entries.
To read the full press release click here
“After two years of including New Zealand centric categories, we thought it was time to blur the lines and let our Kiwi friends compete against Australia’s finest. We are delighted to continue to showcase their brilliant content and the creative work coming out of New Zealand this year did not disappoint,” commented Kellie Northwood, Chief Executive Officer, ACA.
‘Promote print!” – that is the message being given to everyone in the print industry as PrintNZ seeks to make buyers of print and the general public aware of how much print is a trusted, innovative and effective commercial medium, and the degree to which print is also a “green” environmentally-friendly choice.
PrintNZ's annual Industry Forum, recently hosted in Christchurch, was again a success and continues to deliver uniquely insightful presentations on various topics affecting our industry now and in the future.
Ruth Cobb, general manager of PrintNZ welcomed delegates to the Industry Forum 2017 and expressed much delight in hosting the event back in Christchurch. "It's great to be back in such a great city, the first time our Industry Forum has been held here since the earthquakes in 2011."
Warren Leslie became a life member of PrintNZ last week at the Auckland PrintNZ Industry Training Graduation. Ruth Cobb, general manager PrintNZ says, “This was a very special event being only the fourth life membership awarded in the last 17 years.