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  Productivity strategy theme

In 2012, the Productivity Partnership released its research action plan outlining the research required to underpiun the attainment of a 20% productivity improvement by 2020. The Productivity Partnership also released a skills strategy that sets out the steps required to improve skills in the industry. This section outlines the distinct pieces of research under this theme.


The ArchEngBuild Challenge is an intensive three-day competition for New Zealand tertiary students held in a host city or town in July each year. 

Construction and Infrastructure Career Map

The full expanse of roles that exist within the New Zealand Construction & Infrastructure industries will be identified together with the development of an interactive vocation-centric online map. The map will provide a holistic view of roles to enable greater visibility of each role, its skill requirements and entry and growth pathways, among other things.