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NZ Navy Recruiting

Defence Force


Royal NZ Navy applications are open! They are still taking applications for Navy BCT 20/2 starting on 24 August 2020, for the following trades:

🔹Combat Systems Specialist
🔹Communications Technician
🔹Communications Warfare Specialist
🔹Electronics Technician
🔹Logistics Supply Specialist
🔹Marine Technician
🔹Operational Administrator

You must be physically and medically fit, have all your required paperwork in order, and meet all our entry requirements. Are you eligible?

👉Apply now!

We are still waiting confirmation of dates for RNZN Junior Officer Common Training 20/2.

If you are interested in a different Navy trade, get your application in now to be considered for 2021 intakes.

Free Online Tutorials at Yoobee

Free Friday Afternoon Tutorials at Yoobee

What are these tutorials?
These weekly tutorials are free, fun and accessible to all students. They will vary from week to week and will contain step-by-step tutorials, demonstrations, how-tos and much more. They will require next to no equipment to follow along to and will explore a vast number of different creative genres. These workshops will last roughly half an hour starting at 4pm every Friday.

You can either follow along or simply watch the tutor over a live stream. You will be able to interact and chat with the tutor via text chat.

Dates and tutorials for the next four weeks

*   Friday 1st May – Introduction to Digital Paining – Environment
*   Friday 8th May – How to Guide – Game Design
*   Friday 15th May – How to Guide – 3D Animation
*   Friday 22nd May – Introduction to Film Making

How do you join these tutorials?
Those who wish to be involved would need to Join our Yoobee Colleges – Remote Learning Holiday Programmes page. This will be found on Facebook. Once you have been accepted, tutorials will be run via a live stream.

Update from Otago University / Intro to Otago virtual presentation coming soon

We hope that you’re all coping with being in your bubbles and adjusting to a vastly different way of teaching and learning.

For those schools whose students haven’t already received a virtual Intro to Otago session, we’ll be in touch with you to schedule this in place of the original visit. In the meantime, please let your students know they’re welcome to contact us at any time, as usual. Our contact details are here:

The Otago Bunch – we’ve made a little video about our liaison team. Can you please encourage your students to check this out on our Facebook page: And a clip of the video is attached which is suitable to upload onto the school intranet.

Finally, a reminder that our FB page is: We will be using this page as our main forum to share information, and updates about events during the Covid-19 pandemic.