Corporate publications

Highlights from our progress report to TEC

Some key highlights

Watch this short animation that shows some of the key highlights from our first progress report to TEC for 2023/24.

TEC advice - November 2023.

As New Zealand’s construction and infrastructure sectors continue navigating through a landscape marked by challenges and opportunities, Waihanga Ara Rau stands at the forefront, guiding strategic investments in education and training. With an unwavering commitment to shaping a skilled, resilient workforce, we have submitted our comprehensive investment advice to the Tertiary Education Commission (TEC) for the 2025 delivery year.
Breifing to the Incoming Minister of Tertiary Education and Skills

Briefing to the incoming Minister of Tertiary Education and Skills

Our Briefing to the incoming Minister succinctly details what our organisation's role is, what we've achieved and our planned future activities.
Annual Report 2023

Annual Report 2023

Our second Annual Report covers the period 1 July 2022 to 30 June 2023. Good progress has been made in delivering positive workforce outcomes for the construction and infrastructure industries. Waihanga Ara Rau has grown and developed into a robust and cohesive entity, united in purpose, and is well-positioned to continue to make positive progress.
Waihanga Ara Rau Statement of Strategic Direction 2023-2028

Statement of Strategic Direction 2023-2028

Our Statement of Strategic Direction publication outlines the key areas of focus for Waihanga Ara Rau over the next five years. This is the guiding document for everything that we do. It is used to inform the development of our annual Operational Plan, which sets out our key deliverables and work plan, the intended outcomes of our mahi and how we will measure success. It will be reviewed every three years.

Operational Plan 2023-2024

Our Operational Plan outlines why we exist, what we are here to do, what good looks like and how we measure success. This publication is also specific about what we will do and when we will do it. This year is our year of action. Our focus is on doing the right things and doing them well to make an impact for the industry we serve.
Cover page of Waihanga Ara Rau Advice to TEC Publication April 2023

TEC Advice - April 2023

This publication outlines Waihanga Ara Rau advice to the Tertiary Education Commission (TEC), relating to TEC investment decisions for delivery and mix of training provision in 2024. Advice has been grouped into two categories, ‘give effect’ and ‘have regard', in line with guidance provided by TEC.
Cover of Waihanga Ara Rau Annual Report 2022

Annual Report 2022

Our inaugural Annual Report covers the period 4 October 2021 to 30 June 2022. In this publication, you'll read that we've successfully delivered on the objectives of our Establishment Plan and have begun to set standards, develop qualifications, provide advice on the provision of training and are helping to shape the delivery of vocational education.
A person writing a checklist

Waihanga Ara Rau Establishment Plan

This Establishment Plan sets out how the Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council will lay the foundations to provide industry leadership across aspects of the vocational education and training system. This publication was produced by the Tertiary Education Commission (TEC).
Engagement Summary from Publicatation Engagement Plan by Waihanga Ara Rau

Engagement Plan

This initial Engagement Plan is based on our current understanding of our sector and our initial engagements with stakeholders. It is an internal document that details our high priority stakeholders, how we will service them, and where our resources will be focused. It will be used as the framework for the release of a public document outlining what our stakeholders can expect from our engagement approach.