Haane Manahi Memorial Scholarships (Forestry, Trades and Farming)

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What does the scholarship get me?

Total value of each scholarship will be up to $6,000

Closing dates for applications

Next: 19 June 2020

19 June 20

Length of award

Maximum period of 3 years of continuous study.

Number of awards offered

Board may award up to two

Purpose of award

This scholarship is established to assist Ngati Whakaue students and/or apprentices undertaking study, or an apprenticeship, cadetship, traineeship, that specialises in either forestry, farming, trades or service industries. Examples of study, apprenticeship, cadetship, traineeship are as follows:Forestry - Saw doctor, timber machinist, wood manufacturing, Farming - sharemilking, horticulture, agriculture Building - carpentry, electrical, plumbing, joinery, communications, Engineering - fitting & turning, welding, Automotive Engineering - motorcycle mechanic, small engine mechanic/technician, auto electrical, automotive machinist, Service - hairdressing, pharmacy, hospitality, tourism, travel,Food - chef, seafood, butchery, catering.

Selection criteria

Applications are invited from: Ngati Whakaue descendants of an Original Owner in the Pukeroa Oruawhata Block or,Descendants of one or more of the 6 Koromatua of Ngati Whakaue.
Applicants must (preferably) be residents in the Rotorua District and must have attended for at least two academic years, one of the following secondary schools in the Rotorua District:
- Te Kura Kaupapa Māori o Te koutu -Te Kura Kaupapa Māori o Ruamata
- Te Kura Kaupapa Māori o Hurunga te Rangi -Western Heights High School
- Rotorua Girls High School - Rotorua Boys High School
- Rotorua Lakes High School - John Paul College
- Reporoa College - Te Puke High School
We will also consider applications from Te Wharekura o Ngati Rongomai.

What conditions are attached to acceptance of this award?

Applications are invited from Ngati Whakaue affiliates who are undertaking an approved programme of study and/or apprenticeship preferably in the Rotorua district with an accredited Industry Training Organisation (ITO) or an accredited Education Provider where training and assessment is provided for a National (or local) Certificate / Diploma / Degree in the chosen vocation.

How do students apply?

Download an application form from the website link provided below.
Background Info
Application Form
Scholarship Page

Decision makers

The Board may award up to two scholarships and these will be allocated by way of two parts. The total value of each scholarship may be up to $6,000 per year of continuous study (maximum period of 3 years).

History or background of award

The Ngati Whakaue Education Endowment Trust Board is a statutory Board with Charitable Trust status. The Endowment was established in 1880 by the people of Ngati Whakaue for the purposes of secondary education in Rotorua.

Additional information

Initiative, attitude and motivation to succeed in their programme of study/apprenticeship.
- Commitment to whanau, hapu, iwi and community including cultural involvement.
- Applicants may be in first or subsequent year/s of their study/apprenticeship. (Any approved scholarship will not be available retrospectively; i.e. only from year of application).

For guidelines, application forms and more information about this award contact

Murray Patchell
Trust Secretary
PO Box 12003 , Rotorua 3045
(07) 343 1050


Every effort has been made to ensure the above information is current and correct. However, applicants should contact the appropriate administering body before making an application, as details do change frequently. The administrator of this record last updated this information in May 2020.