Waikato Forestry course guarantees graduates work as sector struck by shortage

Published 3 August 2021

At the height of Covid-19’s 2020 global impact job losses were rife within New Zealand’s forestry and wood industry.

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training General Skills project – Forestry and Wood Processing Workforce Council

Published 22 April 2021

 The Forestry and Wood Processing Workforce Council (the Council) has been established to manage and develop workforce capability for the industry.

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training Forestry futures strengthened through training and jobs

Published 8 March 2021

The Ministry for Primary Industries issued a press release on Monday 8 March: The forestry sector continues to provide career opportunities for New Zealanders, with Te Uru Rākau delivering $1.

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Bay of Plenty Toi-Ohomai – Join the Crew

Published 8 March 2021

Check out Toi-Ohomai's forestry courses and learn by doing.  

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hawke's bay Free Fees and Training

Published 16 December 2020

Check out this 314% increase in training numbers in the recent article from Competenz – make sure you use this opportunity as it finishes in 2022.

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east coast Women in Forestry – A New Generation of Bush Workers

Published 10 December 2020

When the Generation Programme was established by the Eastland Wood Council, they knew there would be plenty of demand for well trained, reliable work-ready workers, and so the programme was…

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east coast Funding boost for Generation Programme

Published by Joy Hellyer | 10 December 2020

Eastland Wood Council’s Generation Programme has received a huge boost from Te Uru Rākau (Forestry New Zealand) who have topped up the coffers by NZ$441,000 through its One Billion Trees…

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east coast ManaiaSAFE – hands-on training fulfils big dreams

Published 10 December 2020

NZ Logger talks abut the ManaiaSAFE Forestry School, a highly successful training programme in Gisborne that set out to improve socio-economic outcomes for people in the region, particularly Maori, while…

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Otago Keeping it Real at Mike Hurring Training School

Published 10 December 2020

A recent article in NZ Logger by FICA Chief Executive, Prue Younger, highlights the ongoing success of a training programme developed through a partnership between Mike Hurring Logging and Contracting…

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training Kellogg Rural Leadership Programme – courses available

Published 11 September 2020

These courses are now back on track after the disruptions of Covid-19.

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east coast Out of forestry school and straight into work

Published 11 September 2020

The ManaiaSAFE Forestry School has finished its third 20-week training programme delivered in partnership with Eastern Institute of Technology.

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training Apprenticeships and industry training lands significant post-COVID-19 boost

Published 10 June 2020

Free apprenticeships and industry training coming 01 July 2020.

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