Tertiary Grants

The Trustees of the above Land Trust recognises that education is the key to personal, whanau, hapu and iwi development.  For this reason the Trustees have allocated $5,000 to support tertiary educational achievement of shareholders in the Ngatarawa Ahu Whenua land blocks or their direct descendants.

Successful Recipients

The Trustees congratulate all successful applicants and wish all our tauira well in their future endeavours.


Tertiary Grant Recipients

  1. Jalen Gemmell

  2. Laura Gemmell

  3. Wairakei Saena

  4. Kellann Kemp

  5. Dante Steffart

  6. Eve Kireka

  7. Leilani Wong 

  8. Bea Harrison



Tertiary Grant Recipients

  1. Jalen Gemmell

  2. Marnie Baker

  3. Brandon Harrison

  4. Dante Steffart

  5. Eve Kireka

  6. Leilani Wong 

2019 Recipients

Tertiary Grant 

  1. Eve Kireka

  2. Shaarai Harris


2018 Recipients

Tertiary Grant 

  1. Marnie Baker

  2. Eve Kireka

  3. Ethan Browne

  4. Brandon Harrison

2017 Recipients

Tertiary Grant 

1. Pania Browne

2. Eve Kireka

2016 Recipients

Ohiti Tertiary Grant

1. Alex Starnes

2. Shaarai Harris

3. Zealandia Cleal

4. Hemi Wong

2015 Recipients

Ohiti Tertiary Grant

  1. Rana McClutchie 

  2. Moana Murray-McCaul

  3. Raiha Hine Huata 

2014 Recipients

Tertiary Grant

  1. Pania Browne 

  2. Moana Murray-McCaul 

  3. Raiha Hine Huata 

  4. Sheridan Mere Olsen 


  • To encourage and recognise the pursuit of academic excellence, knowledge and qualifications of our whanau.

  • The maximum amount paid to each applicant is at the discretion of the Trustees.

  • All applicants that have previously applied for a Tertiary Grant must provide a copy of their results.




  • This process was ratified by the Trustees at their hui held on 9 March 2021.

  • The 2021 Tertiary Grant applications opened on the 10 April 2021 and were advertised on Ngāti Kahungunu Iwi's panui ki te iwi, on Te Reo Irirangi o Ngāti Kahungunu, in Hawkes Bay Today and on this website. 

  • The closing date and time for receipt of applications was 4 pm, 10 June 2021

  • All applicants will were informed of the decision by  25 June 2021

  • Disbursement of Tertiary Grants was paid by 1 July 2021 by direct credit into the applicant's bank account and confirmed by email.

  • Successful applicants ware placed on this website and will be announced at the following Annual General Meeting.