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How our role addresses industry challenges
29/09/23
How our role addresses industry challenges
As a relatively new cog in a revamped vocational education and training system, we still get asked if we’re an industry training organisation, a government...
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Shaping the future of Finishing Trades: How Waihanga Ara Rau Strategic Reference Groups make an impact.
29/09/23
Shaping the future of Finishing Trades: How Waihanga Ara Rau Strategic Reference Groups make an impact.
We’re helping to address the challenges faced by New Zealand’s construction and infrastructure sectors, including Interior Systems, by understanding what’s important to them and being...
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Building wellbeing and productivity across the workforce
29/09/23
Building wellbeing and productivity across the workforce
September marked Mental Health Awareness Week. But boosting the wellbeing of workers in the trades is a year-round priority. We know wellbeing remains a big...
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Success by numbers
29/09/23
Success by numbers
It’s true. All the statistics in the world can’t measure the warmth of a smile, but our amazing Qualifications Team, who are busy making qualifications...
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Thriving People, Thriving Industry Summit
29/09/23
Thriving People, Thriving Industry Summit
Earlier this month we hosted an event that brought together people from across construction and infrastructure. This included iwi/Māori and Pasifika business leaders, to share...
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Standing together for the skills to build
29/09/23
Standing together for the skills to build
I sometimes hear people saying “You just can’t get a plumber, a sparkie or a builder when you need them.” And in a country with...
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New faces in our Assurance team
15/09/23
New faces in our Assurance team
.intr’ve recently welcomed Tim, Leah, and Katy on board – and it’s great to have them in the team. Tim Reid Kia ora koutou. I...
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Making a difference for all people in the industry
30/08/23
Making a difference for all people in the industry
As a Workforce Development Council, we’re all about people. We’ve spoken to many of you at the conferences we’ve supported and attended. We discovered how...
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Joining forces to help the recovery efforts following Cyclone Gabrielle
30/08/23
Joining forces to help the recovery efforts following Cyclone Gabrielle
Waihanga Ara Rau, Te Waihanga (the New Zealand Infrastructure Commission), and the Construction Sector Accord are helping in the recovery efforts in areas affected by...
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Waihanga Ara Rau releases Statement of Strategic Direction
29/08/23
Waihanga Ara Rau releases Statement of Strategic Direction
Press release: 29 August 2023 Waihanga Ara Rau, the Workforce Development Council for Construction and Infrastructure, has published its Statement of Strategic Direction (SSD) outlining...
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Te Mata Raraunga – Workforce Skills Data and Insights now live
28/08/23
Te Mata Raraunga – Workforce Skills Data and Insights now live
Te Mata Raraunga is now live and accessible by everyone Ohu Ahumahi (the collective of the six Workforce Development Councils) are pleased to share Te...
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Inaugural meeting of Pacific Peoples Strategic Reference Group
25/08/23
Inaugural meeting of Pacific Peoples Strategic Reference Group
We proudly launched the inaugural talanoa event of Industry LEO, our Pacific Peoples Strategic Reference Group for Waihanga Ara Rau. This was a significant milestone...
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