Waiheke Marketplace : June 19th 2013
www.waihekemarketplace.co.nz 5 WAIHEKE MARKETPLACE, JUNE 19, 2013 NEWS Do you want to work at the airport or an airline?? 5441819AA With an estimated 800 jobs a year needed in aviation, this really is the time to train for a booming industry. The Aviation Industry Association (AIA) believes that 4000 aviation roles will need to be filled over the next five years within New Zealand. The International Travel College of New Zealand (ITC) is the ideal place to train for a career in airline and aviation. ITC is the FIRST and ONLY college for 2013 to implement an International Check in system "Ready to check in" as part of their aviation course. It even has a purpose built Airport Training Centre at both its City & Botany Campus "We are delighted to introduce this exciting new check in system," says ITC's Managing Director Kerry Priestley. "We are always seeking innovative ways to provide our students with real-life experience. The practical nature of this system means that students who are looking for a career with an airline, airport or ground-handling agent, will have the chance to show employers that they have the right skills". "My training at ITC has definitely helped me with my confidence and knowledge of the airline, travel and tourism Industry and thanks to them and my hard work, it has all paid off. I now have an exciting career as a flight attendant working for Emirates" says Lisi Kaihau ITC student. Both ITC's Botany and City Campuses are still taking 2013 enrolments now. Find out how you can launch your career by phoning the ITC Team now on 0800 868747 or (09) 373 5510 or for more information, text ITC (space) your name to 884 or check our website: www.itc.co.nz * A free spot check appointment is speci cally for those wanting a spot, mole or lesion of concern checked. This is not an o er for a free full skin check. Spot check not available at Albany. **Where medical necessity criteria apply. 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DO YOUR BIT Jennifer says: ''If one person stops using single- use disposable shopping bags, in one year they take 500 to 700 bags out of the waste stream, out of the environment. That's a really positive change any one of us can make.'' Go to waihekemarket place.co.nz and click on Latest Edition to see Stephanie Bennett's new video about the BYO Bag Waiheke Island initiative. The message to bring your own bag'' is gaining momentum after Wai- heke started an initiat- ive to tackle plastic pol- lution. BYO Bag Waiheke Island co-founder Jenni- fer Fountain has just returned from a visit to Matiu/Somes Island, a reserve managed by the Department of Conser- vation in Wellington har- bour. She was invited by DOC ranger Jo Green- man to help visitors to the island learn more about how throw-away plastic can affect the marine environment. Ms Greenman had heard plastic pollution expert Dianna Cohen talk on National Radio about the Waiheke Island campaign to stop the use of disposable plastic bags. The campaign started early this year with a BYO Bag sewing group in the Rocky Bay hall. Bags were sewn by volunteers and given out to residents. An art exhibition fol- lowed and the campaign has continued, with sev- eral shops pledging to go plastic bag free or encourage their custom- ers to think about other options. And residents have been trying re- usable bags instead of using plastic ones. Ms Greenman and Ms Fountain created a weekend programme for visitors to Matui/Somes Island. Ms Fountain took along several of Dianna Cohen's large plastic artworks as well as an art mural made by Wai- heke Primary School children. Visitors were given information and shown a video about the BYO Bag movement on Waiheke. I also visited Kahu- tara Primary School in Martinborough on the way down to Wellington and did two days of chil- dren's art workshops on Matiu/Somes,'' Ms Foun- tain says. The really exciting thing is that 30 girl guides from Whitby came to do the art work- shop and saw the infor- mation. Now they are going to start their own BYO Bag sewing group.'' Ms Fountain says the young workshop partici- pants loved the Waiheke children's mural, depict- ing how plastic can pol- lute the sea and its inhabitants. It was a big hit. The children really took inspiration from it. A lot of them did murals about giant weta, tuatara and penguins and seals -- that's what they want to protect from plastic pol- lution. The local iwi who own Matui/Somes also want to get more involved in fighting plastic pollution in the future, so I'll prob- ably be going back.''
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