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The problems at Taratahi were laid open, prior to its interim liquidation in December, in August last year.
Minister of Education Chris Hipkins concedes the timing of the Taratahi interim liquidation is tough, especially for students and staff, and he says supporting them is a top priority.
The future of the major agricultural training institute Taratahi remains in limbo after it went into interim liquidation just before Christmas at the request of its board of trustees.
The construction industry is winning the hearts and minds of young school leavers who are heading for the big cities rather than a life in the country.
Agricultural training provider Taratahi says its efforts to attract new students have paid off with solid enrolments for 2018.
Lincoln University's transfer of its Telford agricultural training operation at Balclutha to Wairarapa-based Taratahi Agricultural Training Centre has been completed, on the payment of a token $1 for the campus and other assets.
Farmers in future will have to do both traditional farm work and have more high-end skills, says Taratahi Agriculture Training Centre chief executive Arthur Graves.
Fifty three students will take part this week in a three day agricultural careers "taster" course at Taratahi in the Wairarapa.