2020 Grants Information

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

Education Grants

Opens 1st February 2020 – Close 30th April 2020

If you or your child are a registered Iwi Member of Ngāti Tama ki Te Waipounamu Trust then our grants programme may assist you.


  1. Complete the relevant application forms
  2. Attach all required information and documentation. (Supply photocopies, not originals)
  3. Your application must be received by the 30th April 2020.

Education Grants Application Forms will be made available from 1st February 2020

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

Manaaki Grants

If you think there are exceptional other circumstances that we should consider in supporting you with a financial grant then apply for a Manaaki Grant – up to $500 per annum.

Click here to download  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.
  • Late applications will not be accepted.

Please send all completed applications to:

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

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