Lessons from the Canterbury rebuild

Women's talents in the labour market are underutilised. Women are significantly underrepresented across construction and trades, engineering and digital technology industries, industries that are likely to drive New Zealand's growth for the next five to 10 years. This report shows the lessons learnt from increasing the number of women in trades and construction in Canterbury. It offers strategies for other industries and regions to take action to increase the number of women in areas where they are underrepresented and where pay and prospects are good.