The Manako Team

We’d like to introduce you to Ako Aotearoa’s Manako team, responsible for a new model to describe, build and enhance the capability of practitioners and organisations in foundation education.

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Annette van Lamoen

ALNACC Programme Manager

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Dr Damon Whitten

Project Lead

ako staff profile Graeme Smith

Graeme Smith

Project Co-Lead

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Annette Tofaeono

Senior Advisor | Foundation Learning

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Saylene Ulberg

Pacific Cultural Advisor

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Dr Mei Winitana

Kaiwhakahaere Māori Cultural Capability

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Pale Sauni

Pacific Priorities and Cultural Leader

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Dr Joseph Te Rito

Kaihautū mātauranga Māori (Deputy director Māori)