Working with you to

Strengthen the construction and infrastructure workforce.

With industry, for industry.

workforce development plans

Be empowered to make informed decisions

Waihanga Ara Rau is dedicated to empowering you with the knowledge and data you need to make informed decisions and drive success in your industry. As a valuable resource for New Zealand's construction and infrastructure sectors, we're developing Workforce Development Plans that provide you with insights tailored to your sector. These will help you stay ahead of the curve, anticipate industry trends and make strategic workforce decisions that help grow a skilled workforce.
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Building a highly skilled workforce

Waihanga Ara Rau is responsible for developing and maintaining qualifications, unit standards and micro-credentials for the construction and infrastructure industries, ensuring professionals are equipped with the right skills and knowledge to excel. By constantly refining and updating qualification content in partnership with industry and providers, our goal is a highly competent and agile workforce. See if we're working on any updates for your industry right now.

Our sector contributes:

15 %

NZ workforce 2022

$52747 m

NZ GDP 2022 (14.4%)


business units 2022

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