Ara

About Ara

Our future is your future  - and it’s huge!

Ara is connecting South Auckland communities with businesses working at and around Auckland Airport to fill the thousands of jobs needed to build and run ‘the airport of the future’ over the next 30 years.

We also work with employers and training providers to identify training needs and connect people with courses to meet those needs.

About Ara

"We want South Aucklanders to make the most of these wonderful job opportunities that are happening on their doorstep."

Ara Manager
Lyn Amos

Lyn Amos

Ara Manager

"We're passionate about positively impacting the lives of people in our neighbourhood." 

The Ara Team

The Ara Team

Lyn Amos (Manager); Judy Lakey (Recruitment Advisor); Ligi Harris (Training Advisor); Sarah Redmond (Schools Engagement Manager); Lysa Mapusua (Administration Assistant); Tua Huri (Schools Engagement Facilitator); Carys Angus (Schools Engagement Administrator)

 

Success stories

Our goal is to help South Aucklanders into long term jobs at and around Auckland Airport. Ara is a joint initiative between the South Auckland community, government agencies, training providers and employers.

See more success stories

"I applied for 100 jobs in the space of 12 months. To meet the Ara team and get a job in three days is just amazing."

Tony Morrison

Tony Morrison

Site Supervisor