4 Aug 2016

Seeking future engineers

From Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan, 1:21 pm on 4 August 2016
Wellington engineers at Lyttleton

Wellington engineers at Lyttleton Photo: supplied

There's a shortfall of 500 engineers a year, because not enough young people are choosing to study engineering. So a group of engineering firms in Wellington have decided to try and do something about it.

They're holding the first ever Engineering Expo this weekend, on the waterfront, to show people exactly what engineers do.

We speak with Michael Kerr, the Wellington Regional Manager of engineering firm, Beca, and young engineer Vikki Stephens

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