"It’s a privilege, not a right, that people chose to work for us. Its our duty to serve them well."

A wide range of programmes and initiatives are available in our food & fibre sectors to help you create a great workplace. 

If you have a programme relevant to any food & fibre sector and would like it included on this page, please email info@growingnz.org.nz.

Disclaimer: Every effort has been made to ensure that information is current and correct. Please contact the appropriate programme provider as details change frequently.

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Aspiring to Lead

Business Central

This two-day foundational workshop is designed to develop a basic level of core management and leadership skills for employees new to leading and m...

Beef + Lamb New Zealand Generation Next Programme

Beef + Lamb New Zealand

Generation Next nurtures, assists and encourages the current and future farmers within the sheep and beef sector. For those aspiring to lead, manag...

Creating an Inclusive Workplace Culture

Business Central

This half-day course will teach employees how to identify negative behaviour and learn practical steps to tackle these issues. Participants will de...


Agri-Women's Develpoment Trust

Escalator is Agri-Women’s Development Trust’s impact leadership accelerator programme – empowering purpose-driven women with the mindsets, skills a...


DairyNZ-approved consultants

LEAN management is an approach to running a business that focuses on continuous improvement through streamlining processes to eliminate wasted time...

Good Yarn

Good Programmes Trust

Learn to identify, discuss, reduce, and manage stress and mental health in yourself and in those around you. GoodYarn farmer wellness workshops hel...

It’s All About You

Agri-Women's Develpoment Trust

It’s All About YOU is a two day personal development programme for women re-entering the workforce, and for those needing a change of direction or ...

Leading a High Performing Team

About Life

Building a great workplace culture is a balance of managing processes and engaging people, i.e., meeting HR and legislative requirements as well as...

Learning to Lead

Business Central

This two-day advanced level workshop is designed to develop competency in management and leadership skills for employees who have been leading and ...

Make Time For Your People

Dairy Women's Network

People are at the epicentre of farm businesses, and ensuring employers and employees have strong relationships and a good work-life balance is key ...

Next Level

Agri-Women's Develpoment Trust

Next Level is a six month leadership and governance development programme empowering participants to make positive impact in New Zealand’s primary ...

People and Team Leadership Programme

The Southern Primary Sector Workforce Action Group

The People and Team Leadership programme enables participants to build confidence and capability with HR tools that can make a real difference to t...

Safetree Leadership Workshops

Forest Industry Safety Council

The Safetree Leadership Workshops support the development of people in the forest industry and other parts of the primary sector. It’s all about de...

Wairarapa - Growing People from Good to Great

Wairarapa Primary Skills Group

Wairarapa - Growing People from Good to Great is a regionally-focused programme of workshops and mentoring, bringing together businesses from acros...