OPENS: 15 January 2024
CLOSES: 31 May 2024
All grants (except Marae Grants) will be applied through your Your Iwi Profile. Once you click on "Apply" you will be redirected to your Your Iwi Login.
The purpose of our Ngāti Mākino Kaumatua Grant is to support our Kaumatua.
Recognise and acknowledge the significant contribution made by Kuia and Koroua who uphold and maintain ahi kā, who uphold Ngāti Mākino mana, kawa and tikanga at our primary marae - Ōtamarākau.
Recognise and acknowledge the significant contribution made by Kuia and Koroua who are now aged or infirmed but who have upheld and maintained the ahi kā in their younger life at Ōtamarākau marae and who are unable to do so now.
Recognise and acknowledge the significant contribution made by Kuia and Koroua who uphold and maintain ahi kā at Ōtamarākau marae, in our wharekai or through marae facilities maintenance or grounds maintenance
Eligibility & Criteria
All applicants for Kaumatua grants must be registered Ngāti Mākino members
All applicants must of your own volition keep their details updated
All applicants must:
Meet all relevant specified criteria including; closing date, age requirement (65 years plus), verified bank account,
proof of identity.
Apply in the first instance and then will be rolled over automatically in the following years.
Consistently active at Ōtamarākau Marae within the year under review
Occasionally the office will seek to confirm Kaumatua member details.
All Grants are at the discretion of the Trustees
All payments will be made to member bank accounts
Bank account verification to be provided
Kaumatua Heating Grant
The purpose of the Kaumatua Heating Application is to manaaki our Kaumatua / Kuia so their well-being is enhanced during te wa makariri.
Eligibility & Criteria
You are 65 years and over
You are a registered member with Ngāti Mākino Iwi Authority
You reside in the Waiariki region
If you have an electrical or gas heating system in your home, you can apply for a one off grant which will be equivalent to the cost of the firewood .You must include a copy of your heating and or gas bill as evidence.
Firewood is delivered to the home of the Kaumatua at no cost - 3m2 of split firewood
For the electricity contribution, payment will be made directly to the electricity provider