Trustee Elections 2017  
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Kia Hiwa Rā last updated - 7 Jul 2017

Recent articles from Te Puni Kōkiri.

The latest issue of Kōkiritia, the monthly publication from Te Puni Kōkiri provides yet another rich source of information relating to Māori development and wellbeing.

You can view the newsletter here or subscribe here to receive regular updates. Alternatively, follow the links below for the articles.

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Westpac Business Growth Grants

Westpac are offering Business Growth Grants to any business that is running successfully, turning over less than $10 million, and has a plan to grow it.

"The Westpac Business Growth Grants is part of our push to help upcoming Kiwi businesses reach their potential."

Applications should take less than 15 minutes and will close on Friday 4th August, 2017 at 5pm

Click here for more information and to apply online »

A skilled workforce for Canterbury

The Government is investing $170,000 in a Canterbury initiative that connects secondary students with businesses who can transition them into further education, employment or training.

The funding will also extend Christchurch’s Educated Job Ready Programme to Timaru.

Economic Development Minister Simon Bridges and Social Development Minister Anne Tolley announced the funding in Christchurch today at the launch of the Canterbury Regional Economic Development Strategy refresh.

Read the full press release here »

View the Economic Development Strategy document here »

June Pānui last updated - 26 Jun, 2017

CEO Corner

Tēnā koutou e te whānau

Well winter has definitely made its presence felt with temperatures dropping across the country. However, as the photos show - the team has been busy keeping warm through promoting our name. Our Chair will cover the details of last Friday’s event at parliament in his segment, alo...  Read more »

From the Chair

Kia ora koutou

I trust you are all surviving through the winter months and are able to keep warm. My wife and I moved from Wellington to Nelson last February, so we are getting used to regular frosts once again. I must say that the beautiful days which follow make the frosts easier to accept. O...  Read more »

Culture / Ahurea

He Wai Puna, He Puna Aroha A Spring of wellbeing, a Spring of Love       Article written by Cultural Advisor, Kiley Nepia On 23 June, a rōpū of Ngāti Apa ki te Rā Tō representatives found ourselves once again at the doorsteps of parliament on a typically wet and windy day in Pone...  Read more »

Education & Training

COMPUTERS IN HOMES Our relationship with the Computers in Homes Scheme is coming to end in June 2017, as the 20/20 Trust organisation who provide the scheme are ending it. However Ngāti Apā ki te Rā Tō Trust will continue to stay in touch with the 20/20 Trust and will be very int...  Read more »

Te Kūmara Vine

In 2016 I was privileged to have been awarded a Ngāti Apa ki te Rā Tō Trust Education Grant.

The Grant was used to help pay my tuition fees in my third and final year of study at Victoria University in Wellington. In 2014, I graduated with a Tohu Māoritanga (Diploma in Māori Studies), and in December 2016, with the support of Ngāti Apa ki te Rā Tō, I graduated with a Bac...  Read more »