Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei Whai Maia serves to uphold the vision of Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei, to soar and fly like the Kāhupōkere, to the highest heavens – Kia rere arorangi te Kāhupōkere ki ngā taumata tiketike.  In education that translates to mean to achieve in education to the highest levels possible.

Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei Whai Maia provides a range of services and support that go towards enabling whānau to soar to the lofty heights of education success and achievement. 



EY Internship


The Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei EY Internship is a short-term employment opportunity with EY (Ernst & Young).

This internship is open to tertiary students who are currently studying a BCom or BBus majoring in Accounting. Preference will be students who are in their second year or higher.

Applications close: 5:00pm Friday 12 October 2018


Click here to apply now 




Faculty of Arts Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei Scholarship


To support beneficiaries of Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei students enrolled full-time in an undergraduate or postgraduate study in the Faculty of Arts. 


About the scholarship


Applicable study: Any undergraduate or postgraduate Arts degree in the Faculty of Arts 

Opening date:17 September

Closing date:30 October

Tenure:1 year

Number on offer: Up to 5

Value:Up to $3,500


Click here for more info and to apply.



Whitecliffe College of Arts and Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei Scholarship 2019

The scholarship offers one full-year (120 credits) of fees for consecutive study for one Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei hapū member that is enrolled in a bachelors or postgraduate programme in 2019. Applications close on 1st December 2018 for programmes beginning in Semester One. For more information about the scholarship click here.To look at programmes offered at Whitecliffe College of Arts click here!



Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei and Victoria University Partnership Scholarship 2018

This scholarship covers 50% of all fees for the year you are studying. To be eligible you must be enrolled in a programme at the university and apply for an education grant in the year of study. 
NB: If you are first-year and staying in a hall residence and you are eligible for free fees, 50% of costs of accommodation can be paid instead of fees. 

We will be in contact with you once you make a grant application. 

Click here check out what’s on offer at Victoria University


NOTE: You must be a registered member of Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei to be eligible for any of these initiatives.

If you have any questions regarding these schoalrships, please don’t hesitate to contact Shazeaa below:

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