The Backstage Pass is an exclusive tour of Canterbury industries that CERA and Ngāi Tahu have identified will be booming in the next few years. They are predicting there will be lots of job opportunities for whānau in Engineering, Health, Construction, Agriculture, Information and Communication Technology and Professional Services such as accounting.

There are $30,000 worth of study grants available and members of Merchants of Flow – THE JAM are turning up to put on a show.

A Backstage Pass is your chance to get on the waka to a better future, go behind the scenes of a workplace and get a real feel for what it is like to work in that industry.

The Backstage Pass is being held on Saturday 27 October starting at the University of Canterbury for all whānau in Ōtautahi, school leavers, whānau returning to study or anyone looking for a career change.

There are only limited Backstage Passes for each section so get in quick whānau go to or call 0800 KAI TAHU to get on board.