2020 Forestry Workforce Roadshow running

Friday 16 Oct 2020

The Forestry Workforce Roadshow is running again in New Zealand in November and December 2020. For the first time, Roadshow events will be available online as well as regionally. The Roadshow is designed to help forestry contractors or employers of seasonal forestry workers with their recruitment activities for 2021.

It’s a chance to meet up with government agencies and other key forestry organisations to access information and tools to support successful recruitment and create a better working environment. It’s also a way to connect with peers and hear what’s working well when it comes to recruiting and retaining good employees.

The Roadshow will include information on:

• products and services available through Work and Income
• working with regional work brokers to find employees
• creating a safe work environment
• how to access funding for training and apprenticeships.

Events will be held in Marlborough, Friday 13 November, Wellington (in conjunction with the SafeTree Conference, Thursday 19 November, Rotorua, Friday 27 November and Whangarei, Friday 4 December. Presentations will be live-streamed and recorded at the Wellington Roadshow event and videos will be posted online later. If you cannot attend a regional Roadshow event, you can attend online session on Friday 20 November to hear from the Roadshow presenters and participate in the interactive Q&A.

For more information on the Roadshow and how to RSVP, please visit Forestry Workforce Roadshow

The Roadshow is hosted by Te Uru Rākau with the support of: Ministry of Social Development, Immigration New Zealand, Department of Corrections, Forest Industry Safety Council, Forest Industry Contractors Association, New Zealand Forest Owners Association, Tertiary Education Commission, Forestry and Wood Processing Workforce Council.

Source: Te Uru Rākau

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