Industry is truly at the centre of what we do, and how we do it. When we say, ‘What matters to industry matters to us’, we mean it. We are uniquely placed to ensure industry voice influences training provision, investment advice and the future of workforce development. Like us, our industry stakeholders know that a strong and productive workforce relies on strong, accessible and relevant career and education pathways.
That is why we have worked hard across our industries to create nine National Industry Advisory Groups (NIAGs), comprised of industry leaders from around the country. We are excited to be involved with these partnerships and look forward to working together to transform the vocational education training system, making it better for learners, businesses and New Zealand overall.
The role of the NIAGs is to advise Hanga-Aro-Rau about skills and training issues within their specific industry sector, with a particular focus on lifting the skill levels of the Māori workforce and other traditionally under-served groups.
NIAGs are a way for specified industries to provide Hanga-Aro-Rau with input about the performance of its functions and to enable industry to raise issues and concerns.
The NIAGs will do this by:
Check out our terms of reference.
Click on the industry below to find out more about that sector’s NIAG and its mahi.