Grant Criteria:

To apply for a Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei Grant you must:

  • Be a Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei registered hapu member.
  • Be enrolled at an educational institute for the year.
  • Submit a completed application form with all required supporting documentation. Only one application can be submitted per person per year
  • Provide a copy of the school invoice or enrolment confirmation via a school letter if applying for an international grant.
  • Complete your own application if you are over 18 years of age.

Important Information:

  • Providing an incomplete or inaccurate application will extend the time required to process and pay your grant.
  • Incorrect/incomplete bank details will result in the funds being returned and default fees being incurred, which may be deducted from future grants.
  • You must advise the NWO Hapū Ora team of any changes to your application via
  • All applicants (successful and unsuccessful) will be notified in writing within one month from the date the application is made.