Primary Industries

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If you like spending time in nature and looking after living things then this could be the industry pathway for you. Whether on the land or in an office, there are a huge range of jobs and a variety of experiences on offer, as well as the opportunity to work in some of the most stunning landscapes in the world.

Primary Industries

This pathway may be for you if you are interested in:

  • Raising and working with animals
  • Planting, growing and harvesting trees, plants and crops
  • Driving tractors, motorbikes, boats and heavy machinery
  • Doing physical work, and working with your hands
  • Working with tools, machinery and equipment
  • Business management such as budgeting and accounting
  • Science and research

For examples of jobs and careers in the sector check out Careers.govt.nz.

For more information on the Primary Industries pathway, visit Youth Guarantee.

Exhibit at Sort It 2020