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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east coast Forestry Training Sees More Women Entry Industry

Published 30 November 2020

Radio New Zealand recently did a segment on the Eastland Wood Council's Generation Programme, an initiative promoting careers in forestry, and the east cost forest industry.

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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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east coast The Generation Programme – a 'real world' learning experience

Published 25 May 2020

The Eastland forest industry would like to introduce you to The Generation Programme – a ‘real world’ learning experience combining industry training and employment.

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east coast Success for Sole Logging Ltd team members at SNIWC Awards

Published 14 January 2020

Sole Logging Ltd employee Gage O'Carroll won forestry trainee of the year at the 2019 Southern North Island Wood Council awards.

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Wellington Southern North Island Wood Council CEO talks about bringing forestry to the community

Published 14 January 2020

Business Central interviewed Southern North Island Wood Council CEO, Erica Kinder, about her focus on outreach helping to overcome the lack of understanding in the community about what forestry is…

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east coast EWC programme opens forestry pathway for Tahi

Published 10 September 2019

The shake-up of vocational training in New Zealand has been welcomed by the forestry industry here, just as its own apprenticeship programme takes off.

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east coast Inzone forestry careers bus visits Gisborne and Tologa Bay

Published 23 August 2019

Groups of students all around the country have been learning about the wide range of career opportunities the forest industry has to offer with visits from the Forestry Careers Inzone…

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