Ō Mātou Aronga Matua 2023 | Our 2023 spotlight areas

This Regional Workforce Plan update 2023 shines a spotlight on 2 additional labour market areas that are important to the Canterbury region: Primary sector and disabled people.

Alongside these new spotlights, we continue to work on supporting improvements in the 4 areas we highlighted in the 2022 Regional Workforce Plan.

Rangatahi: The future of Canterbury and supporting them to unlock and achieve their full potential will have positive and long-lasting effects for the region.

Digital technologies: Vital for our future economy and productivity in the region. The sector is high value and a key enabler for numerous other sectors.

Manufacturing sector: Keeps food on the table and supplies us with the goods we use in our everyday lives. The manufacturing sector can help us meet the needs of today whilst innovating for the future.

Health Care and Social Assistance sector: Fundamental to the health and wellbeing of the people of Canterbury. Critical to local communities and the quality of life the people of Canterbury experience.