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Not many employers in the construction sector realise the Government's Fees Free initiative extends to apprenticeships for not one, but two years.
Helping Māori and Pasifika overcome obstacles to learning a trade is the aim of a new campaign featuring some well-known Kiwi personalities.
On Friday, 26 February, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern met with a Dunedin apprentice and his employer to highlight the Government’s new Fees Free policy at the opening of the refurbished Dunedin Law Courts.