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Hīnātore | Empowering Māori and Pacific People through Workplace Learning

This report describes the findings from the project in relation to the processes used in the programmes and outcomes for these employees in eight workplaces. It illustrates ako (teaching and learning processes); mahi (work), how workplaces support learning and employees’ changed ways of working during and after a programme; and how learning is taken into and contributes to whānau/aiga (family) lives.

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