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Published: 21 May, 2021

Forestry scholarship

Te Uru Rākau – New Zealand Forest Service has announced three new Ngā Karahipi Uru Rākau – Forestry Scholarships being offered through Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology in the Bay of Plenty starting next year.

The scholarships will encourage more women and Māori into a career in forestry and wood processing. Forest Service director Debbie Ward says the scholarship programme provides a pathway to ensure more qualified and skilled people join the workforce as it undergoes transformation.

The new scholarships will be offered to those enrolling in a Diploma in Forest Management. Applications open from June 1 to August 15.

Those with a strong interest in forestry, strong community involvement and who are committed to a career in the sector are invited to apply. Info: or phone 0800 00 83 33.