Growth and 
Development Pathways

At Niagara we recognise that our success is directly tied to the growth and development of our people.

We firmly believe that investing in our employees' development and providing them with opportunities for advancement which benefits the employee strengthens our organisation as a whole. We are passionate about developing the talents and potential of our employees, ensuring that we are providing them with the tools to achieve their career goals and aspirations. We understand that career growth is not limited to a specific job description and actively encourage our employees to develop themselves professionally and grow their careers through job rotations, department transfers and targeted training initiatives.

Join us today in building a fulfilling and rewarding career with Niagara.


Hayden Buckby - Started engineering apprenticeship in June 2021

We promote the growth and progression of our employees through various apprenticeship programs, including engineering, electrical, saw doctoring and many more.

Niagara proudly supports Great South’ Summer of Work program.

Summer of work 

We offer summer holiday working opportunities for students to gain valuable work experience. Applications open early October.


Our Niagara Cadetship program presents a unique opportunity for one fortunate employee to gain hands-on experience across all areas of our organisation through a comprehensive two-year program. Applications will open late September.

Other training 

Cristiane Vieira - Completing level 4 NZC in Solid Wood Manufacturing Level 4

At Niagara we offer a wide range of NZQA and professional development courses such as Timber Machining, Finger Jointing, Competitive Manufacturing, Solid Wood Manufacturing, Leadership training, English language, Health and Safety. These are just a few examples of the opportunities we offer to support the professional development of our workforce.


In addition to our employee training programmes, we offer scholarship opportunities for the families of our employees who are interested in pursuing higher education or training. 

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