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.
Ngāti Whātua O Orākei AUT Community Partnership Scholarship 2019
Auckland University of Technology (AUT) in recognition of its partnership with Ngāti Whātua O Orākei has established undergraduate scholarships to increase participation, retention and success of Māori (of Ngāti Whātua O Orākei descent) who have demonstrated the academic potential to succeed at tertiary level.
As well as recognising academic achievement in students of Ngāti Whātua O Orākei descent, these scholarships recognise potential leadership ability and contribution to the school and community.
Who can apply?
Applicant must be a registered Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei hapū member. Register now here; http://bit.ly/2EXNwq5
Applicants must be enrolling for the first time, in a full-time programme of study at AUT.
An award of $6,500 (Awarded for one year only)
Open now – Closing 1st September 2018
Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei Baradene Scholarship 2018
The Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei Baradene Scholarships are available annually to two girls who are registered Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei members. Candidates who are currently in Year 6 are eligible to apply with the scholarship extending from year 7 to year 13. This is a scholarship that covers 50% of the student contribution and fees. The whanau of the successful applicant will make up the remaining 50% of the student contribution and fees.
The Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei Baradene Scholarship Programme is designed for students who display leadership potential and have an all-round ability. Applicants of this scholarship will go through an interview process, which considers the overall ability of the candidate, her participation in Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei, cultural, sporting and community activities, her school record as well as whānau support. Applications are closed for 2018.
2018 Education Grants are now closed for ECE, Primary & Intermediate and Secondary level.
Education Grants for Tertiary level will be staying open all year.
Please allow up to two months for Education Grants to be processed. If you have any pātai email firstname.lastname@example.org
Click the button below to apply for a Tertiary Education Grant.
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Within each of those portfolios lies specific and relevant services and support.
The services will include:
- Study advice
- Education news and information
- Advice and guidance relating to appropriate avenues of support outside of the iwi
- Resources that whānau can use to aid their learning and educational achievement
The support includes financial support in the form of:
- Subsidies and
- Scholarships, and the
- Provision of programmes, initiatives and
- Hui that can help to enhance, enable and empower the learning potential of te iwi o Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei.
Some of those programmes and initiatives that are currently running include the:
- Homework centre
- Matātahi wānanga
- Holiday programme (currently in the throes of handover from the previous provider)
- Young Leadership development
Our mahi has a hapū-centric focus and in that respect, we strive to ensure that our work aligns with who we are as Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei and how that can be maintained throughout all endeavours. We are using ORAKEI as an acronym for principles and practices that will guide the plans.