Kia ora and thanks for visiting Māori Future Makers.

Unfortunately, the website no longer exists, Māori Future Makers has transferred from Te Puni Korkori to the Tertiary Education Commission.

Some of the video resources are still available on the Māori Future Makers YouTube channel:


If you are looking for inspirational video content, the Careers NZ Māia series features Māori business success stories which you may also find useful

Ngā mihi.

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For live feeds of the Tūrongo and Maahinarangi Leadership summit being held in Hopuhopu check out this site #transcelerate17


Check out Ko Waikato Te Awa, Ko Waikato Te Iwi for updates about the Tūrongo me Maahinarangi Rangatahi leaders summit that Launched today whānau #transcelerate17

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Maniapoto Māori Trust Board was live.

Turongo me Mahina a Rangi Leaders by Design Summit whakawhanaungatanga just kicked off whānau... check out our rangatahi #transcelerate

Te Ritorito is an inaugural gathering of some exceptionally smart and committed people who have big aspirations for our whānau, work tirelessly in this space and provide the research to show the value of this work to others.

More than 250 people have registered for this conference at Pipitea Marae and because of the high demand, TPK and Superu are livestreaming the keynote speakers (Sir Mason Durie, Justice Joe Williams, Dame Tariana Turia and Dr Tahu Kukutai) from the Te Ritorito page.

If you're interested in watching some of the kōrero, like this page and tune in over tomorrow. The first speech to be livestreamed will be the Opening Address by Sir Mason Durie at 9.20am tomorrow.

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Check out some of day 2 of the Ngā Manu Kōrero that is being held in Whangārei thanks to Te Hiku Media

Livestream of the 2016 Ngā Manu Kōrero National Secondary School Speech Contest. Thanks to NZonair

Young Northland orator Paora Allen says Ngā Manu Kōrero gives rangatahi a voice

Paora Allen says it was pretty special to stand on stage and represent Te Tai Tokerau at an event he says gives young people a voice. - Northern Advocate

Wow, any digital wizards out there?

An innovation hub to give entrepreneurs a platform for digital and experiential product innovation in the GLAM sector. Powered by Te Papa.

Check it out whānau 😊

Creative New Zealand is reminding Māori artists about the wide-ranging funding opportunities available to them in the coming months. These opportunities span across preserving Māori heritage arts, supporting emerging artists, and mentoring senior artists.

Some great korero from one of our Māori future makers, Adele Whyte

When I was growing up there was never any doubt that I was going to go to university. - Hawke's Bay Today

More scholarships whānau


Applications for the Waikato-Tainui 2016 Tertiary Education Grants are now open! To view our grant criteria... or to download an application form, click on the link below!

Waikato-Tainui grants and scholarships are only available to registered tribal members who reside in Aotearoa. To find out if you're registered or to update your registration details call 0800 TAINUI today!

Grant applications close on Monday 29 February 2016!

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Waikato-Tainui offers a range of grants and scholarships that provide assistance and recognition to tribal members. Please note, due to our charitable status only registered tribal members living i...

An apprenticeship opportunity based in Hautapu - interested?

Fonterra is a global, co-operatively-owned dairy company, delivering high quality dairy ingredients and consumer brands to customers and consumers in more than 100 countries.Fonterra, in collaboration...

A good reminder about setting goals - once you've got that mark, keep going!

At 43 years old Jason Witehira owns one of the largest supermarkets in arguably one of the wealthiest suburbs
The government has laid out its strategy for science over the next decade in a new National Statement of Science Investment, launched this morning. The Statement sets out the governments long-term vision for the science system, and a strategic direction to guide future investment. “The NSSI pr
Leading female scientists say they are still trying to bridge the gender gap that sees few schoolgirls choosing to concentrate on the science.
Critical success factors for Māori economic development have been identified in a just released report on the three-year Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga (NPM) research programme – Te Tupunga Māori Economic Development.
A new educational model has been developed to boost Māori secondary school student's participation in science.

Check out these scholarships whānau

The Waikato Regional Council and Waikato Tainui - Dame Te Atairangikaahu Scholarship provides support to Maori students at the University of Waikato.Complete this application form to apply for a Waikato Regional Council and Waikato Tainui - Dame Te Atairangikaahu Scholarship.


Applications for WoD close this Friday 5pm, get in quickly!