WIF Rotorua Roundup - Event Postponed
Due to the uncertainty of the current Covid-19 situation and the extending Alert Level 4 Lockdowns, our Women In Forestry Rotorua event has been postponed.
We will reschedule and announce a new date once we are able to proceed with certainty.
Ticket holders will have received an email regarding their options.
We hope to host this event for you all soon!
Prue Younger - FICA
Prue Younger is the CEO of FICA. Prue has been instrumental in lifting the profile of FICA, advocating for contractors and partnering with other forestry entities to work in collaborationfor the good of the forestry industry. In 2020 Prue led a partnership with MSD offering a FICA MSD subsidy to silviculture contractors, and in 2021 this has been extended to harvesting contractors. She will speak with Chris Denly (MSD) on the new subsidy available.
Chris Denly - MSD
Chris Denly is a Key Account Manager - Corporate at the Ministry of Social Development / Industry Partnerships. She has worked with FICA to create the MSD FICA subsidy available to silviculture and harvesting contractors, and will give attendees an overview of the programme and how they can claim the subsidy to fill workforce shortages.
Louise Foley - Le Pine and Co.
Louise Foley is an Employment Law Expert and qualified solicitor at Le Pine & Co. Taupo. She specialises in employment law and court work in the civil (contract disputes, claims for money) and criminal jurisdictions. Le Pine and Co. is a specialist forestry law firm based in Taupo, and Louise will speak on some of the recent employment law changes you need to be aware of.