Monique Holmes shares her insightful experiences during her time as a trainee at Nissui in Japan on the Global Fisheries Scholarship. Join us as we explore Monique's observations on the amazing hospitality she experienced in Japan, the importance of embracing new experiences, and the lessons she learned about the aquaculture industry. Let's dive in! 🐟
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Monique Holmes (Te Atiawa ki Whakarongotai, Ngāti Toa, Ngāti Raukawa) was the recipient of the Global Fisheries Scholarship in 2023.
Monique has a background in marine biology which led her to working in Māori fisheries and aquaculture and to apply for and receive the Global Fisheries Scholarship in 2023. Through this opportunity, she undertook a trainee role at Nissui in Japan. Her main focus was on learning about aquaculture in Japan and how these learnings could be transferrable to a New Zealand context.
Moana Scholarship information: https://moana.co.nz/careers/
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