News & Features
20 May 2020
Most New Zealanders picture a shepherd as being a ‘good Kiwi bloke’, surrounded by dogs, driving an ATV and patrolling vast high country stations.
23 March 2020
The field days and awards dinner planned for New Zealand’s most prestigious competition for Maori farmers and horticulturalists has been cancelled due to the Covid-19...
5 February 2020
Apprenticeship Scholarship Conditions and Eligibility
NZ Apiculture Apprenticeship Scholarship Terms & Conditions
24 January 2020
Primary ITO is announcing some exciting changes in 2020 with the splitting our New Zealand Certificates in Agriculture (both Levels 3 and 4) into “modules”.
19 December 2019
21 October 2019
The announcement of up to 4000 more trades training places in schools will help meet demand from students to learn about farming and horticulture, Primary...
10 October 2019
Primary ITO is responding to the urgent need for skilled workers in agriculture and horticulture by launching a scholarship programme for apprentice fees.
16 August 2019
Primary ITO is welcoming the announcement that the primary sector will get the first of the Government’s new Centres of Vocational Excellence (CoVEs).
12 August 2019
Experienced education leader Nigel Philpott is joining Primary ITO as chief executive, ready to lead the organisation through the period of change in vocational education.
1 July 2019
New “micro-credentials” in wool harvesting will help solve a critical need to train shearers and wool handlers, Primary ITO chief executive Linda Sissons said today.