ABOUT

Ngā Tāngata Tiaki o Whanganui


Te Whawhaki Trust is the charitable arm of Ngā Tāngata Tiaki o Whanganui and was established to utilise funds that benefit Whanganui Iwi and Te Awa Tupua. Te Mana o Te Awa and Te Mana o te Iwi Scholarships have been established to assist uri of Whanganui Iwi to grow capability and capacity. Ultimately, it is intended that Scholarship recipients will contribute to the health and well-being of both the Whanganui River (Te Awa Tupua) and Whanganui Iwi.


Ngā Tāngata Scholarships are open to those who whakapapa to a hapū or marae of the Whanganui Rohe and are registered on the Whanganui Iwi Registrar.

Iwi Website
For more information on the iwi history and registration, visit their website.

To apply for Ngā Tangata Tiaki scholarships visit the MET Scholarship Application Portal.