Skills and employment

Kānoa – Regional Economic Development & Investment Unit, administers several skills and training initiatives aimed at increasing employment opportunities in the regions, supporting the creation of higher value jobs, and providing support to deploy workers to regions where employers have a need.

Funding for Kānoa’s skills and employment programs are supported by the Provincial Growth Fund, Vote Labour Market, and the COVID-19 Response and Recovery Fund.

The Provincial Growth Fund

COVID-19 recovery funding

Discover how Kānoa’s skills and employment programs are supporting the growth of Aotearoa’s regional job market, below: