Southland Murihiku Regional Skills Leadership Group

The Southland Murihiku Regional Skills Leadership Group identifies and supports better ways of meeting future skills and workforce needs in the region.

The Southland Murihiku Regional Skills Leadership Group (RSLG) is one of 15 RSLGs set up to identify and support better ways of meeting future skills and workforce needs in our regions and cities.

RSLGs are part of a joined-up approach to labour market planning that sees our workforce, education and immigration systems working together to better meet the differing skills needs across the country. Find out more about the RSLG kaupapa:

Regional Skills Leadership Groups

Southland Murihiku RSLG

The RSLG is chaired by Paul Marshall.

Read more about RSLG membership

Regional Workforce Plan

The Southland Murihiku Regional Skills Leadership Group – Te Kāhui Whakahaere i kā Pūkeka ā-rohe o Murihiku – released its first Regional Workforce Plan on 14 July 2022. The plan sets out aspirations, priorities and actions for current and future workforce skills development in the region.

It has an initial focus on rakatahi as a key labour market demographic and on healthcare and social assistance, food and fibre, manufacturing and engineering, and tourism and hospitality as key sectors.

The plan will identify and support better ways of meeting future skills and workforce needs for Southland Murihiku. It will be refreshed annually.

Southland Murihiku Regional Workforce Plan – Te Rautaki Huka Mahi ā Rohe

Local insights reports

RSLGs are the eyes and ears on the ground in each region when it comes to labour market planning. Their regular insights reports are based on qualitative intel from stakeholders and partners about the local labour market.

Local insights report: September 2022

Previous local insights reports(external link)

Updates and other information

More information on the establishment of RSLGs including background documents can be found on the general Regional Skills Leadership Groups page:

Regional Skills Leadership Groups

Contact us

SouthlandMurihikuRSLG@mbie.govt.nz

Last updated: 17 October 2022