16 January 2023
From agriculture to horticulture, vineyards to fish farms, and everything in between, strong team leadership skills are essential to building a successful and high performing team.
22 December 2022
Auckland goat milk product company NIG Nutritionals has substantially increased productivity and staff retention in its manufacturing plants by partnering with Primary ITO to give staff opportunities to gain recognised qualifications.
7 November 2022
A collaboration between Te Ara Hīkoi Trust and Primary ITO is supporting a community goal to restore the natural environment across the North Waikato motu from coast to coast.
6 November 2022
Primary ITO has responded to the wine growing industry’s need for a programme dedicated to their unique requirements.
5 October 2022
Primary ITO has become the final industry training organisation to join Te Pūkenga Work-Based Learning, making it the country’s largest on-the-job-training organisation.
4 October 2022
Tahryn Mason was a university student set for an academic career when a summer job at an Auckland vineyard prompted him to leave student life behind for what has become an award-winning career in viticulture.
12 September 2022
From her first look in a working dairy shed as a teenager, Laura Murdoch wanted to work with cows, but a wrist condition meant she chose a career in accountancy instead and took up dairying more than a decade later.
25 August 2022
Completing a diploma in agribusiness management is opening the way for Marlborough vineyard manager Phillip Dight to tackle the next big challenge in his role, moving to sustainable wine growing.
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.