Apply here for wave Ten


Opening date: Monday 19 August 2019
Closing date: Sunday 22 September 2019 (12 noon)

Kia hiwa ra!
We're calling on whānau to put forward your best ideas to invest in the future of all your whānau members, to harness their potential and make a positive impact.

Applications for Wave Ten ORA funding open on Monday 19 August 2019 and close on Sunday 22 September 2019 (12 noon).

Email your completed application to:

*Written applications must be completed on the official application form and submitted via email to by the closing date Sunday 22 September or they can be delivered to 10 Show Place by Friday 20 September 2019 (no later than 12 noon).

All supporting documents must accompany your application. Please use your first and last name as the subject of your email.

Use the ORA Application Workbook to organise your thoughts to develop and prepare your ideas before completing your application. Below are some templates that will help you along the way. If it’s your first time applying contact us or head along to a Wave Ten Workshop to gain more understanding about the Whānau Ora pou and what sorts of initiatives we fund.

Application Form (122 KB)

ORA Workbook (2MB)

Wave Ten Roadshow
Schedule of Wave Ten Workshops These workshops are designed to help you learn more about our funding and also to prepare an application.
Keep up to date with our events on Facebook :

Planning Templates

Budget Planning Calculator.xls (85KB)

Timeline of Activities (36KB)

Risk and Mitigation Plan (42KB)

Reporting and Measuring Information (44KB)

Business Plan / only applicable to enterprise initiatives (258KB)

Tips on how to write a business plan

This is a useful resource to help you understand how to approach sustainability — Planning for Success (8MB)

The following link is useful if your initiative requires a policy to meet the Vulnerable Childrens Act 2014

For help contact us on 0800 187 689 or email

Applications for Wave Ten open on Monday 19 August 2019 and close on Thursday 22 September 2019

Once you have read through the Ora Application Workbook and completed your application, you can submit your application by email to by Thursday 22 September at 12 noon.