Te Āti Hau Trust

In 2009, Te Āti Hau Trust was established by the Ātihau-Whanganui Incorporation

Te Āti Hau Trust is a subsidiary of Ātihau-Whanganui Incorporation that farm 21,000 effective hectares over eight farms at the foothills of Mt Ruapehu down the Whanganui Awa.  Ātihau-Whanganui Incorporation has a rich history that extends beyond its formation in 1969, where tūpuna vested their lands in Crown structures to protect them. Today, the Incorporation comprises of eight sheep and beef stations, a dairy unit, and an apiary business on 101,000 acres of whenua in the Ruapehu and Whanganui rohe. Ātihau-Whanganui Incorporation also offers an on farm agricultural training apprenticeship to provide opportunities for uri and future Māori farmers.


Since 2009, Te Āti Hau Trust has distributed $3.3 million to fund charitable, cultural, philanthropic, educational, recreational, and other purposes deemed beneficial to the shareholders and stakeholders. These range from education grants and scholarships, sports, and cultural grants, as well as supporting the well-being of Whanganui marae and kaumātua. Te Āti Hau Trust has formed a strong partnership with the Māori Education Trust and has tripartite agreements with both Te Herenga Waka Victoria University of Wellington, and Massey University.


Te Āti Hau have scholarships available through the Māori Education Trust application portal.

Trust Website
For more information on the trust’s history and operations, visit their website.

To be illegible you must be a beneficiary and registered with them. You can register or go to their web site for more information.

MET Application Portal

To apply for Te Āti Hau scholarship(s), visit the MET application portal.