Kia ora and welcome to Hanga-Aro-Rau

Strengthening the manufacturing, engineering and logistics industries

We ensure our sectors lead and influence the vocational education system and its transformation.

Hanga-Aro-Rau Workforce Development Council represents the manufacturing, engineering and logistics industries including wood manufacturing, bakery, butchery, mechanical, automotive and marine engineering, dairy processing, extractives and drilling, and transport.

Find out more about our industries.

Our sectors contribute:


People employed



$80 Billion

to New Zealand's GDP



What matters to industry, matters to us.

We are proud to be partnering with industry to create transformational change in vocational education.

Read more from our industry partners.

Mā wai te huarahi e hora? Mā ngā ahumahi!

Who will pave the pathway forward? Industry will!

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