The local forest industry is another step closer to a more sustainable flow of trained workers with the imminent start of the Eastland Wood Council driven Generation Programme.
Tairawhiti Road Transport
The Tairawhiti Road Transport Programme (TRTP) has been established to ensure that the local road freight transport, forestry industry and heavy equipment operators are able to attract, recruit, train and retain licensed class 4 & 5 truck drivers.
The Eastland Wood Council has two scholarships of $1500 each year, for:
A student enrolled in full-time relevant industry tertiary study or,(br>An employee within the industry who aspires to further training; to improve their skills, knowledge and value to the employer.
Forestry will be a vibrant, sustainable, respected industry in Tairāwhiti.
We are the regional entity representing the local forest industry for the benefit of Tairāwhiti. The Eastland Wood Council works together with its members where objectives can be better achieved working collectively.