Te Pū Harakeke Fund


Te Pū Harakeke Fund

·         All projects funded by the Fund will need to be completed by 16 June 2017.

·         http://www.tpk.govt.nz/en/whakamahia/skills-learning-and-education/te-pu-harakeke-fund/

·         Applications will be assessed and approved by Te Puni Kōkiri and will be considered under the following headings:

-  Sponsorship applications, under the Te Pū Harakeke Fund, is up to the maximum value of $10,000.00 (GST exclusive);

-  Maara Kai Programme applications up to the maximum value of $2,000.00 (GST exclusive); and

-  Matariki celebrations applications up to the maximum value of $10,000.00 (GST exclusive).


Matika – Moving the Māori Nation

Whānau, hapū and iwi Māori improving their lives through active participation and healthier lifestyles.

Moving the Māori Nation is a contestable fund to promote Whānau Ora through whakapakari tinana and is aimed at improving the wellbeing of whānau Māori.  There are two pools of funding up to $10,000 for small or local initiatives; and over $10,000 for projects that have a broad community or national reach.

There is no closing date meaning applications can be received throughout the year.


Applications are now open for the Superu Children and Families Research Fund.

The Fund is dedicated to funding policy-relevant research using external data from the Growing Up in New Zealand (GUiNZ) study. It provides researchers with an opportunity to explore and shape social policy that supports children and their families, whānau and communities. Applications close on 28 February 2017. Funding totaling $750,000 a year, every year is available until 2025/26 with $1,050,000 available in the first funding round.



$1.1m Earthquake Response Fund

 Rātā Foundation announced a $1.1 million Earthquake Recovery Fund to provide support to the Hurunui, Kaikoura and Marlborough districts following the devastating 7.8 earthquake.  

·         Initial response of $50,000 donation to the Marlborough Mayoral Relief Fund, $50,000 to Kaikoura Mayoral Relief Fund and $50,000 to Hurunui Mayoral Relief Fund, total donation of $150,000.

·         Quick Response Fund – Allocation of $250,000 to support community groups with immediate recovery needs (criteria – community organisations qualifying under normal funding criteria and having impact from the November earthquake). Grants to be a maximum of $20,000 per community organisation.

·         Long-Term Recovery Fund – Allocation of $700,000 to support the community with long-term recovery needs. This will be distributed through a flexible process, criteria of which will be announced once further review and consultation with community leaders, key agencies and community groups to understand the need and where gaps might exist has been done.