Scholarships

Te manu e kai ana te miro nona te ngahere. Te manu e kai ana te matauranga, nona te Ao!
The bird that partakes of miro berry theirs is the forest. The bird that partakes of knowledge,
theirs is the world.

The Patuharakeke Te Iwi Trust Board administers the Carter Holt Harvey (Wood Products NZ), NorthPort T.R.Kepa and H.M. Pirihi and the Refining NZ Scholarships. It provides financial assistance to students who meet all of the criteria set out in the application form which can be downloaded here. Descendants of Patuharakeke are invited to submit an application during the scholarship round which opens between December and March each year. We need confident, skilled and educated people to continue to guide and support our development. We proactively seek to build competence in our whanau to ensure we will be capable of managing our own assets and our natural resources going into the future.