Government Ministries and Departments
Government is interested in people succeeding in education and employment. Below is a summary of the main government's ministries and departments that deliver education and employment related products and services in Whangarei.
For fuller details on these and other government department and changes refer to:
Tertiary Education Commission (TEC)
Fund tertiary education sector and provide career services from education to employment. The TEC support the tertiary and careers system to ensure people are equipped with knowledge and skills for life long success. More information
Local Government and other Agencies
Local government and other agencies have a vested interest in the development and economic growth of Whangarei. They also have detailed information and commission reports on current economic condition, key industries, projects and direction of Whangarei. This type of information can be helpful and indicate what industries may provide employment in the future.
Northland Regional Council
The Regional Council is interested in the economic performance of Northland. The Regional Council see economic growth as vital to producing resources to address some pressing Northland issues such as housing, health and education. They support Northland Inc, invest in economic projects, report on the Northland economy and collaborate with local and central government to support economic performance. More info here
Whangarei District Council
Whangarei District Council provide a range of services to support the Whangarei community. Many of the services are set by government legislation. They manage and administer plans that make the city function. For example, the district plan tells people what, how and where businesses can function. Plans and strategy documents are here.
Northland Inc is the Regional Economic Development Agency for Northland encompassing the Regional Tourism Organisation and central government's Regional Business Partner (RBP) Network. Through partnerships, their goal is to strengthen, grow and diversify the Northland economy. Their Regional Initiatives are detailed here