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Government, Law and Safety

Defence


Working for one of the Defence Forces may be for you if you are interested in:

  • working in an ordered and disciplined environment
  • operating various weapons systems, vehicles and equipment
  • travelling to different parts of the world and resolving problems and conflicts
  • using communication and leadership skills
  • keeping physically fit.

Government


Government may be for you if you are interested in:

  • politics, current events, and law
  • writing, researching, analysing and evaluating information
  • public speaking
  • negotiating
  • planning and organising.

Law


This industry may be for you if you are interested in:

  • New Zealand legislation and regulations
  • the New Zealand legal system and court procedures
  • preparing arguments and public speaking
  • researching, analysing and interpreting information.

Public Order and Safety


Jobs in this industry may be for you if you are interested in:

  • enforcing laws and regulations, and protecting people, property and the environment
  • calmly dealing with emergency situations
  • working with and rehabilitating offenders
  • working with the public
  • using communication and negotiation skills
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