Our Services

Social

Te Whangai aims to achieve systemic change. Through whangai we harness and develop the skills of those the community cannot employ in a nurturing, inclusive environment. Those being up skilled and empowered contribute to the community that supports them.

WHANGAI SCHOLARSHIP SUPPORT

We support job seekers who want to find a meaningful career to provide for yourself and your whanau. We offer a unique atmosphere through our outdoor and indoor based learning environments

Do you wish to:

  • Develop skills sought after by employers
  • Get experience in real industry projects
  • Get mentored by industry experts
  • Get rewarded with personal recommendations and references

SCHOLARSHIP OFFER:

If you are receiving a benefit please consult with your WINZ case manager as your normal obligations will apply. Our scholarship programme (worth  $6000) is a hand up on the employment ladder. It costs you nothing.

Scholarship requirements are 4 days per week (28 hours). Transport & daily lunches are provided.

REGISTRATION PROCESS:

You will need to:

This support is whole of community through Public , private , Philanthropic and community partnerships based on the Kaupapa Maori Whare tapu wha. – Empowering people to become resilient, communities inclusive and creating opportunity for our children. We Create a connective responsive community meeting the unique needs of its own people.

Environmental

 

Nurture the environment and give life to the people.  

 

Environmental based whangai training platforms create environmental resources while nurturing and upskilling our people. People become a vital component in the ecosystem and its sustainability. While restoring the environment, our unemployed create opportunities for future economies and create equity of opportunities.

 

Environmental Services

Native Plant Nurseries & Plant Supply

Native Plant Catalogue

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An image of a local college student enjoys Te Whanagi Trust's programme as a Gateway project introducing industry standards.

A local college student enjoys Te Whanagi Trust’s programme as a Gateway project introducing industry standards.

An image of the NZ Steel opening - a family visit the nursery.

The NZ Steel opening – a family visit the nursery.

Economic

 

Through support and training those the community cannot employ to create resources  for the community that supports them, we build  future economies and create a reserve bench of game ready employees. Welfare and Corrections budgets are transformed into investment rather than a cost.

 

Public, Private and Philanthropic partnerships focus the economy on a quadruple bottom line reporting standard rather than purely financial.

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Cultural

 

We focus on our unique culture to create a global point of difference. Using Kauapapa Maori intergenerational approach and the focus on sustainability of resources, Te Whangai  seeks to bridge the divide between traditional cultures and the Westminster system to enable equity.

 

Whangai creates an alternative option to the Westminster welfare model that generates dependency. It Counters the negative aspects of welfare and colonisation to create equity for all our people to transition safely through life, training  and employment.

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An image of Te Whangai Trust reconstructing the grounds at Wharekawa Marae in Kaiaua.

Te Whangai Trust reconstructing the grounds at Wharekawa Marae in Kaiaua.