18 August 2022
Post-harvest apprenticeships are providing an opportunity for large South Auckland kiwifruit operation Punchbowl PackCo to grow and advance members of its packhouse team and lift both skills and morale in the company.
16 August 2022
Farmers building their skills by studying towards qualifications have shone as winners in the recent 2022 New Zealand Dairy Industry Awards.
10 August 2022
When traditionally thinking of a farmer, New Zealanders often picture a ‘good Kiwi bloke’, surrounded by dogs, driving an ATV and patrolling vast high-country stations.
9 August 2022
A new apiculture apprenticeship programme launched just before New Zealand’s first Covid-19 lockdown 2020 has become a useful tool to combat the skills shortage for large apiaries operation Comvita.
18 July 2022
Matt Lane always wanted a career in farming and continuing his apprenticeship with the Primary ITO helped land him his first management role where he’s now supporting another apprentice to gain qualifications for his career.
13 July 2022
Primary ITO is excited to announce that the 2022 Speed Meets initiative is confirmed, providing employers a great opportunity to connect with the next generation of our workforce.
11 July 2022
From tractors to quad bikes and everything in between. Get yourself or your team trained with our hugely popular vehicle and machinery micro-credentials in 2022!
23 June 2022
Cambridge Dairy Farmer and mentor Chante Crabb loves helping others develop a passion for working in agriculture and achieving their goals.
10 June 2022
Primary ITO’s latest collaboration with the Ministry of Education (MOE) has been on a research project to support schools and wharekura.
1 June 2022
Primary ITO has responded to the wine growing industry’s need for a programme dedicated to their unique requirements.