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Whiti Ora o Kaipara is our registered charitable trust.  Distributions will be made from time to time in accordance with the Charities Act. The types of distributions are usually (but not limited to); Grants, Scholarships, Health and Wellbeing benefits, free or discounted training / wananga opportunities, educational resources and free events.  We do our best to ensure that all members can access these benefits, however some can only be made available to NZ residents.

2019 Ngāti Whātua o Kaipara & Auckland Council  Kaipatiki ki Kaipara  

Up to date information about this event can be located via this link


All funding for 2018 - 2019 ends on 31 March 2019 and we are awaiting a Board decision on funding for 2019 - 2020. 

2018 - 2019 Whānau Programmes / Training Support Package (Individual)

We are pleased to be able to offer support to our whanau through our Programmes and Training Support Package. Depending on the activity and investment required, you may be asked to participate in career planning activities as part of your application. This package closed 21 December 2018 but we are still accepting expressions of interest.

Expression of Interest


Some of the eligible activities are shown below however if you cannot see the activity you are interested in we recommend you contact the office to discuss your needs 09 4208410 or 



Trade Training

 Course Fees, Essential tools of trade

Work force development 

 Professional membership fees

 Return to work support

 Employment readiness support (driver licencing,)

 Trade certificates

 Job training certification courses (e.g. Barista, Security COA)

 Self-employment support (financial/business management training)

 Employment readiness support (First aid, health and safety training)

 Communication courses

 Work related counselling & psychologist fees (not provided for by employer)

Life-skills Programmes

 Driver licencing, parenting and other health programmes, food gathering and   preparation skills, leadership development courses


2018 - 2019 Whānau Programmes & Training Support (Group)

We are pleased to be able to offer support and funding to our whanau who are interested in delivering their own programmes and training that will benefit a group of our members in working towards or achieving the group aspirations as well as the rautakitanga of Ngā Maunga Whakahii o Kaipara. Some examples are;

Marae Based Holiday Programmes, NCEA Camps / Programmes, Housing / Employment / Education / Health related wananga

This package closed 21 December 2018. Please contact the office if you have a patai (question) about this 09 4208410 or 


2018 - 2019 Kainga Reo

A key objective of our rautaki is for reo Māori to spoken within our homes – not just in classrooms and on the marae. Funding is offered to contribute to or subsidise the costs of setting up and running home or community based te reo initiative ideas you have (e.g coffee groups, study and practice groups, video conference groups).

Please contact the office to discuss further 09 4208410 or

This package closed 21 December 2018. Please contact the office if you have a patai (question) about this  09 4208410 or 


2018 - 2019 Specsavers Offer (Free exam and spectacles*if required)

The main Specsavers Benefit for 2018 - 2019 closed 8 March 2019 . If you have patai - please contact . Keep checking for updates for 2019 - 2020.

You can still access Corporate Club Offers here      If you need assistance please contact the office.


2018 - 2019 Lumino Dental Offer 

The 2018 - 2019 package closed 28 February 2019 . If you have patai - please contact 

Keep checking for updates for 2019 - 2020.


2018 - 2019 Scholarships

Scholarships closed on 1 February 2019 and award decisions are pending. There are a range of other external Scholarships you might want to check out. See here


2018 - 2019 Grants Package

All applications closed 10 March 2019.



Education – all levels


Education - Learning Support


Education - Sports, Art & Culture


Health & Wellbeing


Welfare Grants

Special Category for emergency purposes. Please contact the office and ask for Cliff to discuss your needs in confidence.


2018 - 2019 Marae Development Fund

Funding is offered to contribute to or subsidise the costs of running planned initiatives, hui, and wananga. This is a list of the preferential initiatives however all application will be assessed but applicants should carefully consider the objectives of Ngā Maunga Whakahii o Kaipara Development Trust before doing so.




Governance, leadership & succession

Leadership Development e.g. marae planning hui, professional governance training, civics/election wananga, maori land court / dia workshops


Tikanga, reo & marae practices/roles

te reo me nga tikanga wananga


Reconnecting, educating, whanau ora

whanau reunion events and whakapapa wananga


Environmental practices and participation

wananga and hui related to kaitiaki development or environmental protection of sites of significance to our marae

Please complete the application form; Marae Development


2018 - 2019 Marae Development (Infrastructure and Master Planning) Fund

Funding is offered to support completion and maintenance activities of our marae complexes. These activities can only be accessed via Marae Trusts and Committees with mandated authority to undertake these types of actions on the marae reservation. Speak to your Marae Trust if you have patai about the development and maintenance of your marae facilities.



Ngā Maunga Whakahii o Kaipara Development Trust and Whiti Ora o Kaipara Charitable Trust do not provide social services. The Board has chosen to focus on development activities and employ kaimahi who have expertise in the following services;

Provision of Information We can meet with individuals or groups to guide you thorough your understanding of our organisation, the Claims Settlement Act, Deeds of Trust, membership etc.
Pānui We distribute regular communications to our members
Cultural                         Our deed of trust refers to reconnection of whānau and promotion of cultural wellbeing. We are here to assist you within the cultural development space
Navigation / Advocacy support services              Connecting you and supporting you with access to services and information that will help you to resolve issues affecting your wellbeing and achievement of aspirations           
Project and Development Planning Supporting you through planning and implementation activities to progress specific goals and aspirations                                                                                                                           
Coaching                                                                  Achieving exactly what you want - unsure of what next? We are here to listen and build a framework with you so you can make important decisions regarding things like business development, careers, education, financial health and housing
Wananga and Events progressing our Rautaki 2017 - 2050 Through spending time with our members and feedback from whānau our Research and Projects Facilitator and development team can implement and deliver wananga that work towards achieving the objectives of our rautaki.

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