Since March 2017, our story so far...

The CBD Jobs and Skills Hub is a no cost recruitment service connecting Aucklanders with jobs in the city centre and organises wrap-around training to upskill people, close to their places of work.

Over the next decade there will be thousands of long-term job opportunities in Auckland’s city centre in construction, infrastructure, hospitality, tourism and more.


People placed in jobs


People trained

Latest news

CBD Hub sign at the office in Wynyard Quarter

Bedilu – working within one week

Meeting with staff at the CBD Jobs and Skills Hub was a turning point for 21-year-old Bedilu Tesfaye, who was connected with a job in less than a week! Bedilu, who was born in Sudan, arrived in New Zealand as a child with his migrant family. He is one of the many Work and Income clients who have been referred to the hub to help widen their job search.

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Kids in Trades

Young people get dole for work in new apprentice scheme

Through the "Mana in Mahi - Strength in Work" scheme, employers who give apprenticeships or traineeships to young unemployed people will be paid the equivalent of the dole for a year.

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News from our Partners: Changes to the Plumbing, Gasfitting, & Drainlaying apprenticeship programme

Read on to find out more about The Skills Org's new programmes that incorporate more learning into block courses by introducing an online, at-home component.

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Success Stories


Driven by carpentry apprenticeship

We love seeing young women thriving in the trade industry, and Donna Hazelman is doing just that.

Donna – driven by carpentry apprenticeship

Success Stories


Making her mark

Well known for her active and outgoing personality, Sue told the CBD Jobs and Skills team that she was after something that would keep her on the go.

Sue – making her mark

Success Stories


All set for the future

We welcomed 17-year-old Rikki Russ-Kite knowing that he was looking for a job that would set him up for the future and make his parents proud.

Rikki – all set for the future

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