COVID-19 – unite for the recovery
COVID-19 Emergency Relief
Pūtea Manaaki COVID-19 Emergency Relief Fund
The purpose of the Pūtea Manaaki COVID-19 Emergency Relief Fund is to:
- Provide financial support to registered Ngāi Tahu whānau directly affected by the COVID-19 pandemic for the purposes of retraining or to increase employment options.
- Enable and support tribal members’ rangatiratanga (self-determination).
Find out more and apply for the Pūtea Manaaki COVID-19 Emergency Relief Fund.
Ngāi Tahu Business
It is hard to overstate the economic impact the pandemic is having on businesses. The following is a good source of information on support available to business.
If you would like to support a Ngāi Tahu owned business please consider shopping with a business listed on www.tahu.biz. #supportTahu.
Last updated: Wednesday, 1 July 2020.
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