Hanga-Aro-Rau Workforce Development Council represents the manufacturing, engineering and logistics industries.
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Understanding our industries
The industries we represent employ 657,000 people in approximately 105,000 businesses that contribute $80 billion to New Zealand's gross domestic product.
Māori make up approximately 14 per cent of the manufacturing workforce, 11 per cent of the engineering workforce, and 16 per cent of the logistics workforce.
Females account for 30 per cent of the manufacturing sector, 17 per cent of the engineering sector and 24 per cent of the logistics sector.
The average age of the three sectors is 45 years old, which is three years older than the total New Zealand workforce.