Taua Mahi manager Simon Britten was recently interviewed by Careers NZ for their ‘Careers after the quakes’ programme on Plains FM. To hear more about Taua Mahi, check out the podcast from 13 June 2012, available here: http://plainsfm.org.nz/podcasts/programme/careers-after-the-quakes/
Taua Mahi’s work placements often involve involve earthquake response and recovery. Over the past two months we have been doing a lot of ‘potholing’. This involves hand digging of holes and trenches to either locate services (when they need to be found), or to confirm the absence of services (prior to excavations or geotechnical drilling). The Stronger Christchurch Infrastructure Rebuild Team (SCIRT) has profiled one of our projects on their website – read the SCIRT article here.