Maximizing Tapuika Potential

Tertiary, Vocational, Trade Training Grants:
Maximizing Tapuika Potential Grants are part of a long term plan by the Tapuika Iwi Development Trust focused on improving workplace opportunities and career options for Tapuika tribal members through post-secondary school tertiary education, thereby progressing the Iwi vision “mo ngā uri o Tapuika hei puawai”.

About the Education Grants

Depending on your studies, eligible iwi members can make application to the Tapuika Iwi Development Trust for financial, education related support available in 3 specific areas.

  • National Certificate / Diplomas
  • Undergraduate Degrees / Post graduate Degrees
  • Masters / PhD / Doctoral Studies

In order to be eligible for above mentioned grants, please read and ensure the application is completed fully with required documents attached. Failure to provide the required information and attachments
may result in your application being declined. 

How to Apply

First, please ensure that you are an registered iwi member of the Tapuika Iwi Authority – If you are unsure then call 0800 TAPUIKA ( 0800 8278 452 ) to check your details.

Please see this link for Iwi Registration details and instructions.

Once your Registration has been verified and you have been notified that you are a registered iwi member of the Tapuika Iwi Authority, then download the application form below, complete and send it back to us with your supporting documentation.

Tapuika Development Trust open funding rounds once a year at the beginning of each year.  

You can apply online or download a printable Grant Application Form (PDF) below.