KMK Whānau Events

Increase your knowledge and use of te reo Māori by taking part in te reo-rich social settings.

Who can apply?

All registered Ngāi Tahu whānau.

KMK Whānau Haereka

Strengthen relationships with other te reo Māori speaking whānau, using te reo Māori in social and whānau settings.

Who can apply?

Registered Ngāi Tahu whānau who are intermediate to advanced speakers of te reo Māori.

Pēpi Packs

Give your baby a connection to Ngāi Tahu from birth with this flax basket including clothes, blankets, te reo Māori books, a piece of pounamu, and the baby’s whakapapa (genealogy scroll).

Who can apply?

Parents/caregivers of all Ngāi Tahu babies who are registered with the iwi before they are 6 months old.

Click here for more information about the Pēpi Packs, and here for more information about registering with Ngāi Tahu.

Pūtea Manaaki for Sporting Achievement

Financial assistance to recognise regional and national achievement in sport.

Who can apply?

Registered Ngāi Tahu whānau who have been selected to represent their region or country at a specific sporting event.

Tahua Taunaki Akonga – Learner Support Fund

Financial assistance for personalised learning support.

Who can apply?

Registered Ngāi Tahu whānau who are 5-18 years old.

Whai Rawa

Create a better future with our Ngāi Tahu savings programme and watch your personal savings grow.

Who can apply?

All registered Ngāi Tahu whānau.

Whānau Reo Fund

Financial assistance to attend Ngāi Tahu focused immersion events in Te Waipounamu for whānau actively raising tamariki in te reo Māori at an intermediate to advanced level.

Who can apply?

Registered Ngāi Tahu whānau who are intermediate to advanced speakers of te reo Māori.

Further opportunities are available at the local level (Papatipu Rūnanga), for more information contact
your rūnanga. If you’re not sure which rūnanga you
affiliate to, ring 0800 KAI TAHU and chat with one of our contact centre team.

Keen to work with Ngāi Tahu?
Visit our employment page to register your interest.