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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.


2018-2019 Ngāti Whātua o Kaipara Hauora / Hākinakina event  

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

The Hakinakina is intended to be whanau led so come and join in!

For the next Planning Hui Date please contact Francine.


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 is open now and closes 21 December 2018.

Apply here; Expression of Interest

Some of the eligible activities are shown below however we recommend you apply or 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

Please contact the office to discuss further 09 4208410 or 

This package is open now and closes 21 December 2018

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 is open now and closes 21 December 2018.

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

This benefit allows you to access an eye exam and spectacles with no upfront cost.  You cannot claim for reimbursement with this link - you will need to apply for a Health and Wellbing grant.

This offer is available now until 28 February 2019 - or until funds are exhausted (which ever occurs first)

Please complete the form via the link below. The Purchase Order Number is your member (CIVI) number. That number is noted on your Kaipara Card or contact the office to obtain the number. An individual form needs to be completed for each member of your family that wants to access the benefit.

Once submitted, you must wait for your application to be confirmed. This is usually done within 5 working days. Specsavers will contact you to make an appointment.



2018 - 2019 Lumino Dental Offer 

We are excited to announce that we have partnered with Lumino The Dentists to give our members access to best practice dental care in the form of the Lumino Dental Plan.

Initially Lumino The Dentists Henderson and Lumino New Lynn are providing treatment for members of Ngati Whatua o Kaipara. Every member with an email address has been sent an email with a link to the offer. If you do not have an email address you will need to contact the office to arrange registration. 

If you're unable to make it to one of the practices listed above please email the team at with the area in which you reside and they will advise you when alternative locations will be available. You can find a list of all Lumino practices here.

If you have patai - please contact
This package is open now and closes 28 February 2019 - or until funds are exhausted (which ever occurs first)

2018 - 2019 Grants Package

We are pleased to invite applications for the grant categories below from 13 July 2018. We are working on the availability of online applications with our web administrator. Until then links to download the application forms for printing are included. You can also contact the office for a form to be posted. All applications close 10 March 2019.



Education – all levels

School donations, school fees, uniform, stationery, activity & subject fees, school based camp and sport fees to accredited education providers

click here for the form

 Education - Learning Support

Initiatives or activities that improve academic achievement are supported.

· Academic Tuition (e.g. Kip McGrath / Private Tutor)

· Professional assessment costs (e.g SPELD, psychological assessment)

click here for the form

Education - Sports, Art & Culture

This grant subsidises costs associated with membership to;.Sports team, academy / camp

.Arts or performance group

.Music tuition provider

.Education extension programmes

click here for the form

Health & Wellbeing


· Professional non-funded consultant and service fees • Counselling fees • Optometry (e.g. prescription glasses) • Audiology (e.g. hearing aids) • Dental / Oral Health • Specialist service fees (e.g. x-rays, scans) • Transportation Costs (high user) • High Value medical support (mobility or home support items)

Kainga Ora




Essential repairs and improvements

click here for the form

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.



2018 - 2019 Audiology Offer (Hearing test and contribution to cost of hearing aids/devices* if required)

2018 - 2019 Ngati Whatua i Kaipara Scholarships


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