Haane Manahi Memorial Scholarship

Haane Manahi Memorial Scholarship



Applications are now CLOSED   

CLOSING DATE:  Friday 19th June 2020


PURPOSE:  This scholarship is established to assist Ngati Whakaue students and/or apprentices undertaking study, or an apprenticeship, cadetship, traineeship, that specialises in either forestry, farming, trades or service industries. 
Examples of study, apprenticeship, cadetship, traineeship are as follows:

Forestry - Saw doctor, timber machinist, wood manufacturing
Farming - sharemilking, horticulture, agriculture
Building - carpentry, electrical, plumbing, joinery, communications
Engineering - fitting & turning, welding
Automotive Engineering - motorcycle mechanic, small engine mechanic/technician, auto electrical, automotive machinist
Service - hairdressing, pharmacy, hospitality, tourism, travel
Food - chef, seafood, butchery, catering

Applications are invited from:
-  Ngati Whakaue descendants of an Original Owner in the Pukeroa Oruawhata Block or,
-  Descendants of one or more of the 6 Koromatua of Ngati Whakaue

Applicants must (preferably) be residents in the Rotorua District and must have attended for at least two academic years, one of the following secondary schools in the Rotorua District:

- Te Kura Kaupapa Maori o Te Koutu  -Te Kura Kaupapa Maori o Ruamata
- Te Kura Kaupapa Maori o Hurunga te Rangi -Western Heights High School
- Rotorua Girls High School  - Rotorua Boys High School
- Rotorua Lakes High School - John Paul College
- Reporoa College - Te Puke High School
We will also consider applications from Te Wharekura o Ngati Rongomai.
Criteria for selection:

Applications are invited from Ngati Whakaue affiliates who are undertaking an approved programme of study and/or apprenticeship preferably in the Rotorua district with an accredited Industry Training Organisation (ITO) or an accredited Education Provider where training and assessment is provided for a National (or local) Certificate/Diploma/Degree in the chosen vocation.  Applications will be considered based on:

- Initiative, attitude and motivation to succeed in their programme of study/apprenticeship.
- Commitment to whanau, hapu, iwi and community including cultural involvement.

- Applicants may be in first or subsequent year/s of their study/apprenticeship.  (Any approved scholarship will not be available retrospectively; i.e. only from year of application).

General requirements:

The Board may award up to two scholarships and these will be allocated by way of two parts.  The total value of each scholarship may be up to $6,000 per year of continuous study (maximum period of 3 years).