"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...

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...

Good Boss


GoodBoss is an informal self-assessment tool to rate yourself as a boss. An honest assessment lets participants identify areas where they can impro...

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 ...

KYND Wellness

KYND Wellness

KYND, ‘Know Your Numbers Dashboard’, is about getting everyone to be more aware of their health and wellbeing by knowing their numbers. Developed w...

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 ...

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...

Primary Industries Good Employer Awards

Ministry for Primary Industries

The Ministry for Primary Industries’ annual Good Employer Awards are a celebration of the great workplaces created in the food and fibre sectors. ...

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...