Pēpi 0-5

Learn about opportunities and benefits available for our NWO pēpi.

Te Puna Reo Okahukura

​Te Puna Reo is an accredited early learning centre committed to providing quality early learning for pepī (babies) and nohinohi (toddlers), Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei established the early learning centre, Te Puna Reo Okahukura in 2007.

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Grants & Scholarships for Pēpi.

Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei Education Grant


This 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.

Apply for an Education Grant via the Whānau Portal.

Age $ Open Date Close Date
Pēpi, 0-5 years Up to $300.00 7 Jan 2020 30 Sep 2020


Water Sport Subsidy


Formerly the Swimming Subsidy, this Water Sport 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.

Application coming in March 2020.

$ Close Date
Up to $300.00 30 Sep 2020

Programmes & Services.

Free nib Health Insurance - Toi Ora


A comprehensive health insurance policy for all hapū members to improve health and wellbeing. Includes coverage of specialists, GP, professional services and much more. The cost is directly paid to the health insurance company.

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Ōrākei Health Services – GP Clinic


Ōrākei Health is proudly owned and operated by Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei. We provide quality general health and medical care for whānau/families living in East Auckland.

​Our clinic is situated at the Eastridge Mall in Ōrākei and is an affordable low-cost service with qualified and experienced staff.

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Savings Scheme - Toi Tupu


A Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei iwi investment savings scheme that encourages whānau to save for a better future. Each year $500.00 is contributed towards a savings scheme for each member.

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Tamariki Ora/Well Child


Tamariki Ora/Well Child is a home-based service offered to tamariki birth to 4 years. Tamariki Ora/Well Child services can support you to protect and improve your child’s health so he/she can grow and develop to their full potential.

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Weaving Waiora Wānanga


This is a free kaupapa Māori ante-natal wānanga to support hapū māmā and whānau on their parenting journey. The wānanga is for hapū māmā who are registered with Tamariki Ora.  Email tamarikiora@nwo.iwi.nz to find out dates and for more information.

Click here to find out more about the wānanga.

Resources for Pēpi.

Pēpi Pack


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

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Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei Annual General Meeting 2020.