Whakapā Mai



  • Putea Whanaungatanga Grant

The Pūtea Whanaungatanga is our cultural fund designed to enhance the wairua, mana, and cultural wellbeing of Ngāti Mutunga o Wharekauri Iwi.   It is here to:

  • Build the cultural knowledge and participation of Ngāti Mutunga o Wharekauri
  • Encourage and grow the cultural practices of Ngāti Mutunga o Wharekauri
  • Encourage cultural leadership of Ngāti Mutunga o Wharekauri.

When assessing applications, we take into account applications with a strong focus on:

  • Whakapapa
  • Te Reo me ngā Tikanga
  • Mahi Toi
  • Whānau Development
  • Whenua Development
  • Māhinga Kai

You can apply for up to $5,000 in funding.  The fund is open year-round.

  • Kaumātua Pūtea Tautoko Grant

We have been proud to deliver our Kaumātua Pūtea Tautoko, a financial contribution to support our Kaumātua.

Applications will open for this pūtea on 1st of October and close at the end of March 2022.

If you are aged 65 or over, are registered with us you are eligible to apply.  We will be in contact with last year’s recipients shortly, alternately please contact the office by email iwitrust@nmow.iwi.nz or phone 0800 WHAREKAURI (942 735) / 03 3050 500.

Forms can be downloaded here: Kaumātua Grant Application Form 2022

  • Secondary School Boarding Grant

The Trust will provide secondary school boarding grants to students of Ngāti Mutunga o Wharekauri descent to attend a boarding school or assist with private boarding while attending a secondary school. The grant is a $750 contribution towards the cost of secondary school students attending a boarding school or the costs of secondary school students privately boarding while attending secondary school.

Applications are open at the beginning of November 2021.

Forms can be downloaded here: 2022 SSBG Application Form closes 30 June 2022, or picked up from the Iwi Trust office in Te One. They can also be emailed or posted to you if requested.


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