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Toi Tupuroa

Education, Employment and Enterprise

Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei Whai Māia has a wide range of programmes and services to support whānau success and achievement. We have experienced kaimahi who are able to provide assistance, guidance and help with these programmes and services. Check it out below. 

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Need awhi or assistance? We have new suggested Whānau Walk-in times at our Whai Māia offices – every Tuesday & Thursday from 9am to 12pm.

Pop in to our tari (office) for any and all types of whānau support – updating details, CV development, drivers licence support and all things employment!

EMPLOYMENT & TRAINING SUPPORT.

Employment Support - Up-skilling & Training

OVERVIEW.

Ministry of Social Development (MSD) Support.

We have fostered strong relationships with MSD, other government agencies as well as the private sector to help navigate you into meaningful employment opportunities or a starting point into the workforce. 

MSD Support consists of:

  • CV Development
  • Attain qualifications
  • Job interview skills
  • Advise on interview dress
  • Promote Mana & Mahi
  • Direct referrals to employers
  • Communicating jobs through portal
  • Qualified Driving Instructor service
  • Other products and services

Work Preparation.

We can also assist and support you in:

  • CV writing and presentation 
  • Interviewing skills

Upskilling & Retooling.

Whether you are currently in full work or wanting to change we will assist and support you in obtaining the write certificates or licences for the industry.

Employment Opportunities.

We can also assist with navigating whānau into meaningful employment opportunities or a starting point into the workforce. 

If you are interested, Please contact Jamie Cook – jamiec@nwo.iwi.nz to learn more and sign up!

This is an on-going service that is available for registered NWŌ hapū members. If you need assistance with anything that sits outside of the above services please contact us.

Helpful Resources & Links

More coming soon…

VACANCIES

Check out our vacancies page for internal and external mahi opportunities. Whānau members can directly apply or alternately we can support you and guide you through the application process.

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Education

I would like to be able to offer support and opportunities for whānau through their learning journeys and onwards to their learning goals, that invigorates and empowers them to go on to live their best lives.

CONTACT. RowenaD@nwo.iwi.nz

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Employment & Training

My hope for the employment space is that our whānau are in meaningful, enjoyable and sustainable mahi. By doing this we are building a self-reliant and motivated iwi.

CONTACT.  josephr@nwo.iwi.nz

EDUCATION SUPPORT.

Covid-19 Education Support

OVERVIEW.
We’ve put some resources to help keep you all occupied throughout the Covid-19 lockdown period. Educational resources for all reanga, waiata, webinars & more! There is something for everyone, tirohia mai!

Early Childhood Education (ECE)

RESOURCES OVERVIEW.

Pēpi Pack

A beautifully curated pack for babies (Ages 0-1) to help build a strong hononga/connection with Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei. Click here for more info.

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GRANTS & SUBSIDIES OVERVIEW.

DescriptionAmountOverview
Water Sport SubsidyUp to $300.00 per yearFormerly the Swimming Subsidy, this subsidy is to support pēpi who are involved in water sports.

Invoices, receipt or a document of ‘fees to be paid’ need to be supplied upon application.

One application will be processed per year for each eligible hapū member.
Applications open now.

Primary

GRANTS, SUBSIDIES & SCHOLARSHIPS OVERVIEW.

DescriptionAmountOverview
Tutoring and STEAM Subsidy$1,000.00 per yearThe Tutoring and STEAM subsidy supports students who are accessing extra assistance with numeracy, literacy and STEAM – STEAM: Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics.
Water Sport SubsidyUp to $300.00 per yearFormerly the Swimming Subsidy, this subsidy is to support tamariki who are involved in water sports.

Invoices, receipts or a document of ‘fees to be paid’ need to be supplied upon application.

One application will be processed per year for each eligible hapū member.

Applications open now.
Baradene College of the Sacred Heart Scholarship50% Fees paid per yearBaradene College of the Sacred Heart is a Catholic girls school based in Remuera, Auckland. Two Scholarships are offered annually to high achieving young girls.

For more information about Baradene College, go to: https://www.baradene.school.nz/

Secondary

GRANTS & SUBSIDIES OVERVIEW.

Grant TypeAmountOverview
Tutoring and STEAM Subsidy$1,000.00 per yearThe Tutoring and STEAM subsidy supports students who are accessing extra assistance with numeracy, literacy and STEAM – STEAM: Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics.
Sports GrantUp to $500.00The Sports grant is provided by the Trust Board to help support high performing sportspersons.
NCEA RewardUp to $700.00Rewarding the success of our NCEA students.

For more information, go here:
http://bit.ly/NCEARewardsInfo
Water Sport SubsidyUp to $300.00 per yearFormerly the Swimming Subsidy, this subsidy is to support taiohi who are involved in water sports.

Invoices, receipts or a document of ‘fees to be paid’ need to be supplied upon application.

One application will be processed per year for each eligible hapū member.

Applications open now.
InZone ScholarshipsInZone’s mission is to actively support Māori and Pasifika to excel through access to highly effective schools whilst living in a supportive whānau environment with a Māori and Christian kaupapa.

For more information, click here

Tertiary

TOITŪ KAUPAPA MĀORI MĀTAURANGA – MĀORI EDUCATION TRUST External Scholarships.

Click here for more info on scholarships administered by the Māori Education Trust for secondary and tertiary students.

Secondary Applications

Undergraduate Applications

Postgraduate Applications

 

THE RESERVE BANK OF NZExternal Scholarships.

The Reserve Bank of New Zealand offers four types of scholarships for students studying at a New Zealand University.

Application close 5pm Monday 22 February 2021.

Contact Rowena for more info on scholarships for Tertiary – RowenaD@nwo.iwi.nz

Whānau Portal

Portal for whānau to manage and update applications for grants and other initiatives.

Visit My Portal

SMALL AND MEDIUM ENTERPRISE (SME) SUPPORT.

Ko te Tarapakihi o Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei - NWŌ Business Hub

OVERVIEW.

Our new E-Directory is coming and we want to promote your Business for FREE. An awesome way for whānau to support whānau businesses. Click here to sign up your Whānau Business to our Business Hub.

Tū Pakihi

OVERVIEW.

Tū Pakihi looks to support small-medium sized whānau owned businesses who are at start-up phase or within their first 18 months of trading. We support these businesses by providing a wrap-around support package which includes access to business mentors, financial and compliance support, Xero accounting training and support, back office resource support and networking opportunities.

Applications Open Now. Please contact Tui-kay at tuikay@nwo.iwi.nz if you are interested.

Helpful Resources & Links

OVERVIEW.

Māori Business Growth Support

Te Puni Kōkiri Māori Business Growth Support helps Māori businesses to become established and grow. They provide information to those who are interested in setting up a new business and support existing businesses to plan their business growth pathway. They connect you with other business growth agencies who will help you establish and grow your business. Click here to learn more.

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Tertiary space, SME & Summer Internships 

I hope to support whānau in the Tertiary space with the transition into the work force. I will build relationships where required to create clear easy pathways. I also want to assist whānau with their Small Businesses when they are ready!

CONTACT.  tuikay@nwo.iwi.nz