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

Tourism Research Photo

Tourism Youth Perceptions Research Report

Attracting young people to New Zealand's tourism sector is key to helping address a skills shortage. Find out what young people think about working in the sector through the Tourism Youth Perceptions Research report.

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Occupation Outlook Tool

Occupation Outlook - A Career Match-Making Tool

Unsure of that next step to take in your study or career? Check out MBIE's Occupation Outlook Tool to get a feel of trends and incomes for different industries. Take control of your career and find the right industry fit for you.

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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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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

Gibbons Contractors Ltd on Training Through the CBD Hub

“Since working with CBD Jobs and Skills Hub, they have become our one-stop shop for all of our training needs.”
Dan Lucich - Gibbons Contractors Ltd

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

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