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Announcing the Health and Safety Leaders of the Future

Announcing the Health and Safety Leaders of the Future


Site Safe is proud to announce the 2017 recipients of the Certificate in Construction Site Safety scholarships.

Sixteen future safety leaders will now embark on the journey to complete Site Safe’s most advanced health and safety qualification.

Site Safe Chief Executive Alison Molloy said this year’s candidates faced some strong competition, with a record number of entries received.

"More than 95 people applied for the scholarship programme, so there were some tough decisions, even though we increased the number of scholarships this year.

"All of the applicants were of a very high calibre and well supported by their employers. It’s great to see the industry backing their people and recognising the value of health and safety training.

“I’d also like to thank Dominion Constructors for their support coming on board as our inaugural scholarship sponsor.”

The 2017-2018 round marked the first award of the new Women in Construction scholarship, with four candidates successful in the new category. Six scholarships were awarded across the Maori and Pasifika categories, three in the Under 25 and three in the Open category.

All recipients receive complimentary training towards the Certificate in Construction Site Safety, a dedicated Site Safe mentor to support them in their studies, and a complimentary ticket to Site Safe’s annual gala event upon graduation.

The 2017-2018 recipients are:

Scholarship RecipientCategoryCompany
Jackson Darren MacFarlaneMaoriNapier City Council
Shane Harley Steedman-BennettMaoriEbert Construction
Lana Ann DalleyMaoriAlly Pro Limited
Shaun Matthew MaddenOpenAotea Electric
John Michael BornhauserOpenAbsolute Landscaping Solutions
Trevor John GillanOpenSouthern Group Training Trust
Gareth James SamuelsPasifikaSafari Construction Limited
Seleni TagicakibauPasifikaMilne Construction Ltd
Setu MatafeoPasifikaAspec Construction Ltd
Zeb Sebastian BakkerUnder 25Plumbing & Gas Works Limited
Jordan Ryan MagnusUnder 25Décor Tiling
Jack Alexander AplinUnder 25W&W Construction Ltd
Sai Poulter JohnsonWomen in ConstructionG N Brewer Ltd
Reem BarakatWomen in ConstructionAurecon New Zealand Limited
Victoria EssonWomen in ConstructionLand Information New Zealand
Kellie Ann BullockWomen in ConstructionKeith Bullock Contracting Limited

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