2019 Grants Information

Things to know

To provide limited financial assistance to promote and enhance social, educational & cultural opportunities for whānau of Ngāti Tama ki Te Waipounamu Trust.

Tēnā Koe,
If you or your child are a registered Iwi Member of Ngāti Tama ki Te Waipounamu Trust and are participating in one of the below, then our grants programme may assist you.

Grant Type: Grant Amount:
Kohanga/Pre-school: $50 per annum
Primary school: $100 per annum
Intermediate school: up to $200 per annum
Secondary school: up to $300 per annum
Tertiary degree education: up to $1,000 per annum
Postgraduate scholarship: up to $2,500 per annum one off award
Non-degree, Poly-technical courses/vocational training/apprenticeship: up to $500 per annum

If you think there are exceptional other circumstances that we should consider in supporting you with a financial grant (this may include examples such as whānau events, individual sporting events or significant cultural events) then apply for a Manaaki Grant – up to $500 per annum.


  1. Please complete the relevant application forms (attached)
  2. Please attach all required information and documentation. (Supply photocopies, not originals)
  3. Your application must be received by the relevant dates:

Round 1: Open 20 January – Close 31st March 2019
Round 2: Open 1 July – Close 30th September 2019

Download Application Forms

Click here to download the Pre-School, Primary and Intermediate, High School Grants Application Form

Click here to download the Tertiary, Vocational and Manaaki Grants Application Form

General Information

  • Monies to successful applicants will be distributed as soon as possible after closing dates.
  • Grants will be distributed at the discretion of the executive of the Trust, and may vary from year to year.
  • The Trust executive will verify your enrolment with the tertiary institution.
  • If you need help to complete your application or require more information about registering with Ngāti Tama, please contact the office on 03 548 1740 or email kaiawhina@ngati-tama.iwi.nz.
  • Late applications will not be accepted.

Please send all completed applications to:

Ngāti Tama Ki Te Waipounamu Trust
P O Box 914
Nelson 7040
Attention to: Ngāti Tama Grants
Email: kaiawhina@ngati-tama.iwi.nz

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