Te Matatini 2015

Ngāi Tahu Funds to Prepare Iwi for Te Matatini 2015

FundlogoTe Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu want to support Ngāi Tahu whānau, hapū and iwi to participate in Te
Matatini as a significant cultural event for both iwi and community in Te Waipounamu.

aorakiOver fifty thousand people are expected to join us in this four day celebration of Māori performing arts and culture. A new funding initiative has been established with a key theme under which individuals and groups can apply – Ngāi Tahu Visibility and / or Ngāi Tahu Whānau Participation;

Ngāi Tahu Whānau Participation in Te Matatini 2015 (Due 26 September 2014)

  • This funding is for whānau and hapū to prepare, participate and represent Ngāi Tahutanga throughout Te Matatini 2015
  • Projects that may be supported include;
  • Wānanga (Kapa Haka, Mahika kai, Mokihi, Other)
  • Te Matatini Pōwhiri (Travel and Accommodation, Kai, Uniforms and Equipment)
  • Ringawera Volunteers (Co-ordination, Travel, Training and Accommodation)
  • Kapa Haka rōpū representing Te Waipounamu at Te Matatini 2015 (Wānanga, Travel and Accommodation, Uniforms and Equipment)
  • Please use the attached Ngāi Tahu Fund application form
  • *Usual Ngāi Tahu Fund Criteria will apply – see basic criteria below

The Ngāi Tahu Fund Committee invite applications from Ngāi Tahu individuals and groups by the closing date of Friday 26 September 2014. Applications will be considered by the Ngāi Tahu Funds committee in November 2014 and confirmed funds announced shortly thereafter.

NOTE: Accommodation and travel will only be approved for individuals and groups directly participating and supporting this event, i.e, performers, ringawera, pōwhiri and volunteers.

*Usual Ngāi Tahu Fund Criteria

Ngā kaupapa iti Small Projects – up to $5,000

  • Individuals who are registered Ngāi Tahu whānau may apply.
  • Legal entities with Ngāi Tahu association may apply.

Ngā kaupapa nui Medium Projects – $5,000 to $30,000

  • Legal entity required.
  • Individuals cannot apply for this funding.
  • Ngāi Tahu association.

Ngā kaupapa nui rawa Large Projects – over $30,000
(by expression of interest)

  • Legal entity required.
  • Individuals cannot apply for this funding.
  • Ngāi Tahu association.