Taranaki Regional Workforce Plan - Te Mahere ā-Rohe - Year 1

Ko Taranaki te kāinga.
Kāore i kō mai, i kō atu.

Taranaki is our home.
There is no place quite like it.

3 workers outdoors in grass with water testing equipment.

This is the web version of the Taranaki Regional Workforce Plan.

Download the PDF version:

Taranaki Regional Workforce Plan [PDF, 2.6 MB]

Taranaki Regional Workforce Plan summary [PDF, 1.4 MB]

In this section

Executive summary

He aha te mea nui o te ao? He tangata, he tangata, he tangata. People are the most important taonga (treasure) in our region; a culturally connected, strong and resilient people across all aspects of life.

Our action points

These action points support better access to appropriate skills and training provision in Taranaki.

Our journey and aspirations

Our Action Points have been created to incite positive change for the communities in our region. They address skills and workforce needs within our region, which is what we were established to do as part of the Reform of Vocational Education (RoVE).

Sector spotlight - Tupu Rawa

Through the Tupu Rawa programme with Parininihi ki Waitōtara (PKW), 4 Kaitiaki (cadets) have embarked on a journey of kaitiakitanga (environmental conservation and stewardship) with a mātauranga Māori lens.

Food, fibre and whenua

He rākau morimori, e kore e taea te piki.
A tree without lower branches cannot be climbed – learn fully, don’t take shortcuts.


Our region continues to support the energy needs of Aotearoa New Zealand since the discovery of oil at Moturoa in the 1860s.

Sector spotlight - EVolocity

The EVolocity Programme 2022 provides high school students from across the rohe with the opportunity to see low emissions energy come to life.

Our recommendations

Ko Ranganui etū nei, ko papatūanuku etakoto nei.
Rangi sky father above, papa earth mother below and we are their descendants.

Our members

The members of the Taranaki Regional Skills Leadership Group.

Last updated: 04 July 2022