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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. 

Summer Internships 2021/22

Calling all school leavers and Tertiary students, expressions of interest for our 2021/22 NWŌ Summer Internships are now open!

Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei drives a 9-week Summer internship program, employing our uri in Whai Māia, Whai Rawa, the Trust and Ōrākei Marae that is focussed on growing the professional skillsets our tertiary uri.

Click below to apply today!

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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 – whanauora@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 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 Subsidy$600.00 per yearThe Tutoring subsidy supports students who are accessing extra assistance with numeracy and literacy.
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 Subsidies$600.00 per yearThe Tutoring subsidy supports students who are accessing extra assistance with numeracy and literacy.
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

TinT: Classification & Māori Data Ngā Upoko Tukutuku – External Scholarship

Background of Scholarship:

Applications are invited for a PhD scholarship opportunity on exploring classification systems for Māori data. This scholarship is part of a research project – Tikanga in Technology: Indigenous Approaches to Transforming Data Ecosystems – supported by the NZ Endeavour fund. The primary purpose of the position is to undertake research activities as required to advance the Ngā Upoko Tukutuku Māori Subject Headings framework for cataloguing data within a Māori worldview. The closing date August 1st 2021. The successful applicant must be eligible to enrol at the University of Auckland.

Email maia.babbington@waikato.ac.nz for the outline and full description of the scholarship. 

TinT: Classification & Māori DataTK Labels – External Scholarship

Background of Scholarship:

Applications are invited for a PhD scholarship opportunity on exploring classification systems for Māori data. This scholarship is part of a research project – Tikanga in Technology: Indigenous Approaches to Transforming Data Ecosystems – supported by the NZ Endeavour fund. The primary purpose of the position is to undertake research activities as required to advance the use of Traditional Knowledge Labels as machine actionable data management tools. The closing date is August 1st 2021. The successful applicant must be eligible to enrol at a New Zealand University. Click here for the outline and full description of the scholarship.

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

SMALL AND MEDIUM ENTERPRISE (SME) SUPPORT.

Ko te Tarapakihi o Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei - NWŌ Business Hub

OVERVIEW.

Ko te Tarapakihi o Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei is our new E-Directory where we promote whānau Businesses for FREE. Show your support by checking out the whānau business hub here.

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

 

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