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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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Employment, Education & Enterprise

To empower whānau in making transformative changes through education, employment and enterprise opportunities.

CONTACT.  jamiec@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
Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei Education GrantUp to $300.00This is to provide financial assistance to support pēpi in early childhood learning. To be eligible the child will need to be enrolled with an early childhood centre. Open 7 Jan 2020 – 30 Sep 2020.
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.

Apply for grants & subsidies via the Whānau Portal.

Primary

GRANTS, SUBSIDIES & SCHOLARSHIPS OVERVIEW.

DescriptionAmountOverview
Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei Education Grant $300.00 per yearThis grant provides financial assistance for primary and intermediate study. Open 7 Jan 2020 – 30 Sep 2020.
Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei Maori Medium (Primary) Scholarship$100.00 per yearThis scholarship is awarded to all primary students enrolled in a Māori-Medium learning institution.

The scholarship value will be added on to your education grant.
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/

Apply for grants & subsidies via the Whānau Portal.

Contact Shazeaa for more info on scholarships for Primary – ssalim@ngatiwhatuaorakei.com

Secondary

GRANTS & SUBSIDIES OVERVIEW.

Grant TypeAmountOverview
Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei Maori Medium (Secondary) Scholarship$100.00 per yearThis scholarship is awarded to all secondary students enrolled in a Māori-Medium learning institution. The scholarship value will be added on to your education grant.
Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei Education Grant$300.00 per year This is to provide financial assistance to support secondary study. Open 7 Jan 2020 – 30 Sep 2020.
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

Apply for grants & subsidies via the Whānau Portal.

Tertiary

GRANTS & SUBSIDIES OVERVIEW.

DescriptionAmountOverview
Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei Tertiary GrantUp to $6,000.00 This is to provide financial assistance to support tertiary study. Open 7 Jan 2020 – 30 Sep 2020.

Grant values:
• Certificate/Diploma/Vocational/Leadership – up to $500.00
• Bachelors Degree – up to $1,500.00
• Post-Graduate – up to $2,000.00
• Masters – up to $4,000.00
• Doctoral Degree – up to $6,000.00

If you are not a full-time student, your grant will be pro-rata.
Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei Tertiary ScholarshipsUp to $3,000.00A scholarship will be awarded to students studying in the following Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei growth areas for a Certificate/Diploma, Bachelors, Post-Graduate, Masters:

• Engineering and/or Construction
• Sciences and/or Medicine
• Digital Technology and/or Multi-Media
• Professional Services
• Tourism and/or Hospitality
• Teaching
• Te Reo Māori

Doctoral Degree Growth Areas are as follows:
• Māori Health and Wellbeing including Mental Health
• Māori Education
• Māori Culture, Language and Identity

A requirement of the scholarship is that you attend one of the following events throughout the year and complete a survey:
• Education Summit
• Tertiary Dinner
• A Volunteer Day

Please note: Any recipient who does not attend any of the events stipulated will not be eligible for the scholarship in 2021.

Scholarship values are as follows:
Certificate/Diploma $1,000.00
Bachelors $1,500.00
Post-Graduate $1,500.00
Masters $2,000.00
Doctoral Degree $3,000.00

If you are not a full-time student, your scholarship will be pro-rata. This value will be added to your Education Grant.
University of Auckland ScholarshipUp to $3,500.00Students studying the Bachelor of Arts degree or a Conjoint with Arts will be eligible to apply for this Scholarship through the university. Students must have a B+ Grade average. The University of Auckland offers 5 Scholarships per year.

For more information about the scholarship, go to:http://bit.ly/UoAArtsScholarship
Victoria University – Taihonoa Scholarship50% of Fees or Accomodations Paid per yearThe Victoria University Scholarship pays 50% of Fees or Accomodation for students who are enrolled in a course at Victoria University.

For more information about Victoria University and this Scholarship: https://bit https://bit.ly/VictoriaUniversityScholarship.ly/VictoriaUniversityScholarship

To apply or anymore information contact tayla.cook@vuw.ac.nztayla.cook@vuw.ac.nz
Whitecliffe College of Arts & Design Scholarship1 Year Fees PaidThe Whitecliffe School of Arts and Design Scholarship offers one full year of fees for consecutive study.

For more information about Whitecliffe, go to: http://bit.ly/Whitecliffe
AUT Partnership Scholarship1 Year of Fees or Accomodation for one yearAn award of $6,500 to support full-time study in a degree programme at AUT for one year of study.

For more information about AUT, go to:
http://bit.ly/AUTScholarship
MindLab Human Potential ScholarshipFull Course Fees coveredUp to four scholarship awarded for the Post-Graduate Certificate in Human Potential for the Digital Economy. This scholarship will be awarded to applicants who are passionate about the digital economy and its effect on the continuously changing world.

All successful applicants will meet the eligibility criteria and will show the ability to commit to the programme.

For more information about the programme, go to:
http://bit.ly/PGCertMindLab

Apply for grants via the Whānau Portal.

Contact Tui-Kay for more info on scholarships for Tertiary – tuikay@nwo.iwi.nz

Whānau Portal

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

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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

 

Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei Annual General Meeting 2020.

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