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Unlocking potential: What the research tells us about the current enablers of employment for disabled people
21/05/24
Unlocking potential: What the research tells us about the current enablers of employment for disabled people
What are the untapped economic and social impacts of empowering disabled people in the workforce, and how can we unlock that potential? Especially at a...
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Industry leaders in commercial road transport – we need your expertise!
09/05/24
Industry leaders in commercial road transport – we need your expertise!
We’ve been reviewing a suite of qualifications for the Commercial Road Transport industry to determine if they are fit for purpose for this dynamic sector....
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A stepping stone for youth in South Auckland
03/05/24
A stepping stone for youth in South Auckland
“I live where they live. I went to the same schools and walked the same streets,” Anita Vaafusuaga of DNA First Solution (left) says. This...
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Whanake Māori Industry Event Waikato
01/05/24
Whanake Māori Industry Event Waikato
A strong Māori economy means a strong Aotearoa New Zealand economy Join us for an inspiring panel discussion aimed at enhancing connections and collaboration amongst...
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Industry leaders in Automotive Parts and Accessories – we need your expertise!
12/04/24
Industry leaders in Automotive Parts and Accessories – we need your expertise!
Working with our Qualification Advisory Group, made up of industry subject matter experts and training providers, we’ve been reviewing the New Zealand Certificate in Automotive...
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Māori workforce pivotal in driving economic growth 
11/04/24
Māori workforce pivotal in driving economic growth 
As part of an ongoing commitment to get more Māori with higher skills into higher-paid jobs with improved employment opportunities, Hanga-Aro-Rau Workforce Development Council recently...
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Do you want to support disabled people to thrive in brilliant careers?
10/04/24
Do you want to support disabled people to thrive in brilliant careers?
We are committed to better support for disabled people in our sectors. So, in partnership with Waihanga Ara Rau Workforce Development Council, we have commissioned...
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Creating the first step in the pathway for a career in industrial sewing
04/04/24
Creating the first step in the pathway for a career in industrial sewing
Through our Qualification Advisory Group made up of industry subject matter experts, we recognise that the apparel, industrial textile fabrication and furniture upholstery industries need...
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Industry Stakeholder Group welcomes Amanda Wood
03/04/24
Industry Stakeholder Group welcomes Amanda Wood
The Industry Stakeholder Group (ISG) plays an instrumental role in providing industry voice to Hanga-Aro-Rau Workforce Development Council (WDC).  The ISG is a Hanga-Aro-Rau-specific industry-led...
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Local businesses gather to inspire the next generation
14/03/24
Local businesses gather to inspire the next generation
Hanga-Aro-Rau was in the news earlier this month, helping to expand the future career options of Year 9 students at Whangārei Boys’ High School. Here’s...
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Industry leaders in butchery, we need your expertise!
08/03/24
Industry leaders in butchery, we need your expertise!
Alongside the Qualification Advisory Group (QAG), made up of industry subject matter experts and provider representatives, we’ve been reviewing a suite of qualifications for the...
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Making the cut as an apprentice butcher
05/03/24
Making the cut as an apprentice butcher
Self-described “girly girl” Sam Chapman (above) is changing the image of the retail meat industry by competing on the national butchery stage. After more than...
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