Kiwi Can Do identifies good young people and gives them a chance

Solve your staff shoratges

No need to recruit overseas. Work-Ready Cadets in painting, plastering, framing, suspended ceilings and gib fixing are available in Auckland now. Kiwi Can Do courses specialise in transitioning young men and women from the unemployment benefit into construction industry jobs.

We only recruit people with a positive attitude who are fit and motivated to work. They’ve got to be willing to listen, learn and be drug free. We make sure they can swing a hammer, hold a plastering trowel or a paintbrush and use a saw, nailgun or measuring tape.

They have to prove to us they will turn up for work every day, listen to what their boss says and do it and give an honest day’s work.

We upgrade their driver’s licences. We kit them out with their PPE gear. And we give them a starter set of tools so they can work from day one.

Kiwi Can Do stays in touch with the cadets and the employing contractor for 91 days. We are there to help solve any issues and get the employer and staff member relationship off to the best possible start.

It’s a free recruitment and HR service.

Someone got you started. Put good Kiwis at the top of your staff list and give them a chance.

Endorsements and Support

Our programme is endorsed by the boards of the Master Painters Association, the Association of Wall and Ceiling Industries (AWCI) and the Building Construction Industry Training Organisation (BCITO).

Master Painters AWCI Logo BCITO

Plus support and materials from companies that care

Winstone Wallboards
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placemakers logo
hilti logo
Trowel Trades
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New Zealand Ceiling and Drywall Supplies
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Turn up to work on time every day.


Listen to what their bosses say and do it.


Give an honest day’s work.

our Team

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