National Nati news / Global Nati news / Business / Education
14 Jan 2016

Te Ohu Kaimoana (the Māori Fisheries Trust) and Japanese seafood company Nippon Suisan Kaisha (Nissui) jointly fund a year-long scholarship in Japan for Māori seeking a rewarding career in the seafood industry.

The Global Fisheries Scholarship is open to a committed, hard-working individual who will spend a year at Nissui learning aspects of the seafood industry from aquaculture to processing, food safety to food technology, sales and marketing, all while immersing themselves in Japanese daily life.

The successful recipient will spend up to nine-month’s learning Japanese language and culture prior to leaving New Zealand, as well as intensive language training on arrival. They will spend the year working and learning about the global seafood industry while being based at Nissui’s headquarters in Tokyo and around Japan.

Applicants who should apply are Māori who have studied or work in fisheries management, aquaculture, marine biology, business management and fisheries or food processing and are looking at a career in the New Zealand seafood industry.

Applications close 5.00pm on Wednesday 10 February 2016

For more infomation and for the Application Form click here

For further information, email ika@teohu.maori.nz or speak with Helena Patuwai on 04 9319 503.

 

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