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Shortland Street helps bridge culture gap for skilled migrants

Ben Moore
Fri, 22 Jul 2022

Shortland Street helps bridge culture gap for skilled migrants
Shortland Street is a "potent tool" for those looking to learn about NZ culture. (Image: TVNZ)
Ben Moore
Fri, 22 Jul 2022
Even in a time of skills shortages, migrant IT workers can struggle to find work at their level, but a little bit of Shortland Street could make all the difference.Ryan Ashton is the founder of A Few Quiet Yarns (AFQY), a business that organises networking events for the IT industry and other initiatives.One of these is AFQY Kiwiana, a course designed to help ‘new Kiwis’, as Ashton calls them, get a better handle on NZ culture and connect them with tech companies so they can enter the workforce at the right level for their skill and...

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