The manufacturing industry in Aotearoa is large and diverse. Utilising the skills of their workforce, technology and innovation, the sector is dedicated to manufacturing a wide range of products for the domestic and international markets.
Due to the diverse nature of manufacturing in New Zealand, this NIAG has representation from across a range of industries’ sub-sectors. The focus, however, of this NIAG is on education and workforce opportunities which go right across the manufacturing sector.
The following sectors are covered by the Manufacturing NIAG, but do not have specific representation:
Hanga-Aro-Rau will be working through these priorities to identify action plans that align with the functions and operations of Hanga-Aro-Rau and will develop an action plan for 2024. Some of these actions require a vocational education system response and support with partners outside of Hanga-Aro-Rau, such as providers – this will be published in more detail in upcoming workforce development planning.