Pouwhirinaki - Tairāwhiti campus


 

The role of the Pouwhirinaki staff is to provide on-campus support for Māori and Pacific students studying at EIT. We achieve this by providing a confidential setting for students to discuss their educational needs.

The Pouwhirinaki aims to encourage participation, retention and success of Māori and Pacific students.

Pouwhirinaki Services aim to:-

  • Provide cultural support and pastoral care
  • Provide a confidential setting where students are able to come in and talk freely

We will support students with:

  • Iwi grants and Māori Scholarships
  • Mihi and basic te reo
  • Access to course required texts
  • Academic mentoring
  • Filling out forms
  • Studylink for student loans and allowances
  • Tangihanga support
Location

The Pouwhirinaki staff are located in the Library. Feel free to come and visit us anytime during the office hours, if we are not available you can make an appointment at the service desk.

Hours

Monday - Friday: 9:00am - 5:00pm.

Pouwhirinaki Staff
 
Karen
Karen Albert
Student Support Officer
Contact: (06) 869 0835, 7893
Email: kalbert@eit.ac.nz

 

 

Scholarships

There is a wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate scholarships and awards available to Māori and Pacific students who are studying at EIT. We can help you with the completion, form-filling and posting out of all scholarship applications.
To talk to us directly, please make an appointment at the Service Desk in the Library.

You should keep the following in mind:-

  • Scholarships are available based on many characteristics and criteria including gender, the discipline you’re studying, and the institution you’re attending, so be sure to consider all your options
  • You must ensure that you include all necessary information with your application
    In many cases you will need to support your application with copies of academic transcripts
  • Submit your application for scholarships before the close dates (include time for posting)
  • You can apply for more than one scholarship.

EIT has givME, a national database of scholarships, awards and grants for individuals looking for funding for study and professional development. This is available to all students and can be accessed on campus.

 

The following sites offer information about specific scholarships, awards and grants for Māori students:-

 

The following sites offer information about specific scholarships, awards and grants for Pacific students:-

Le Va
MPIA Scholarships
PIPEF
Teach NZ Scholarships 

 

Iwi Registrations

Some iwi have scholarships and grants available to assist you financially while studying at EIT. To be eligible for iwi funding you need to register with your iwi, this will require whakapapa or genealogical information. We have provided a list of iwi websites for you to check.

To talk to us directly, please make an appointment at the Service Desk in the Library.
You should keep the following in mind:-

  • Not all iwi have funding available for education
  • You may need to provide whakapapa links to be registered with your iwi
  • While your whanau may be registered with an iwi, you may need to register as an individual.

Iwi Map

 

Te Tai Rāwhiti Te Tai Rāwhiti Map

Te Tai Rāwhiti Map Link

Ngāti Porou Website
Ngāti Porou Hapū and Marae

Te Aitanga ā Mahaki Website
Te Aitanga ā Mahaki Hapu and Marae

Rongowhakaata Website
Rongowhakaata Hapū and Marae

Ngai Tāmanuhiri Website
Ngai Tāmanuhiri Hapū and Marae

 

Te Tai Rawhiti

Map source: http://www.tkm.govt.nz/

 

Tākitimu Tākitimu Map

Tākitimu Map Link

Ngāti Kahungunu Website 
Ngāti Kahungungu Hapū and Marae

Te Wairoa Hapū and Marae

Ngāti Pahauwera Website
Ngāti Pahauwera Hapū and Marae

Ngāti Hineuru Website
Ngati Hineuru Hapū and Marae

Maungaharuru Tangitu Website
Maungaharuru Tangitu Hapū and Marae

Mana Ahuriri Website
Mana Ahuriri Hapū and Marae

Heretaunga Tamatea Website
Heretaunga Tamatea Hapū and Marae

Ngāti Kahungunu ki Wairarapa - Tāmaki Nui ā Rua Website
Ngāti Kahungunu ki Wairarapa - Tāmaki Nui ā Rua Rohe (Tribal Area)

Rangitāne (North Island)
Rangitāne (North Island) Hapū and Marae

 

Takitimu

Map source: http://www.tkm.govt.nz/

 

Mātaatua Mātaatua Map

Mātaatua Map Link

Te Whānau a Apanui Website
Te Whānau a Apanui Hapū and Marae

Ngāitai (Bay of Plenty) Website 
Ngāitai Hapū an Marae 

Whakatōhea Website
Whakatōhea Hapū and Marae

Ngāti Awa Website
Ngāti Awa Hapū and Marae

Ngāti Whare Website
Ngāti Whare Hapū and Marae

Ngāti Manawa Website
Ngāti Manawa Hapū and Marae

Tūhoe Website
Tūhoe Hapū and Marae

Ruapani ki Waikaremoana Website
Ruapani ki Waikaremoana Hapū and Marae 

Mataatua

Map source: http://www.tkm.govt.nz/

 

Te Arawa Waka Te Arawa Waka Map

Te Arawa Waka Map Link

Ngāti Tūwharetoa Website
Ngāti Tūwharetoa Hapū and Marae

Ngāti Turangitukua Website
Ngāti Turangitukua Hapū and Marae

Ngāti Tūwharetoa (Bay of Plenty) Hapū and Marae

Ngāti Mākino Website
Ngāto Mākino Hapū and Marae

Ngāti Pikiao Website
Ngāti Pikiao Hapū and Marae

Ngāti Rangiteaorere Hapū and Marae

Tapuika Website
Tapuika Hapū and Marae

Ngāti Tarāwhai Hapū and Marae

Tūhourangi Website
Tūhourangi Hapū and Marae

Te Ure o Uenukukōpako / Ngāti Whakaue Hapū and Marae

Waitaha Website
Waitaha Hapū and Marae

Ngāti Tahu / Ngāti Whaoa Hapū and Marae

Ngāti Kearoa / Ngāti Tuarā Website
Ngāti Kearoa / Ngāti Tuarā Hapū and Marae

Ngāti Rongomai Hapū and Marae

Ngāti Rangiwewehi Website
Ngāti Rangiwewehi Hapū and Marae

Ngāti Rangitihi Website
Ngāti Rangitihi Hapū and Marae

Te Arawa Waka

Map source: http://www.tkm.govt.nz/

 

Te Moana o Raukawa Te Moana o Raukawa Map

Te Moana o Raukawa Map Link

Rangitāne Website
Rangitāne Hapū and Marae

Muaūpoko Website
Muaūpoko Hapū and Marae

Ngāti Raukawa ki te Tonga Website
Ngāti Raukawa ki te Tonga Hapū Marae

Ngāti Toa Rangatira Website
Ngāti Toa Rangatira Hapū and Marae

Te Atiawa ki Whakarongotai Website
Te Atiawa ki Whakarongotai Hapū and Marae

Te Atiawa(Wellington) Hapū and Marae

Taranaki Whānui ki te Upoko o te Ika Website
Taranaki Whānui ki te Upoko o te Ika Hapū and Marae

Te Moana o Raukawa

Map source: http://www.tkm.govt.nz/

 

Hauāuru Hauāuru Map

Hauāuru Map Link

Ngāti Tama Website
Ngāti Tama Hapū and Marae

Ngāti Mutunga Website
Ngāti Mutunga Hapū and Marae

Te Atiawa (Taranaki) Website
Te Atiawa (Taranaki) Hapū and Marae

Taranaki Website
Taranaki Hapū and Marae

Ngāti Maru (Taranaki) Website
Ngāti Maru (Taranaki) Hapū and Marae

Ngāruahine Website
Ngāruahine Hapū and Marae

Ngāti Ruanui Website
Ngāti Ruanui Hapū and Marae

Ngā Rauru Kītahi Website
Ngā Rauru Kītahi Hapū and Marae

Whanganui Iwi / Te Atihaunui a Pāpārangi Website
Whanganui Iwi / Te Atihaunui a Pāpārangi Hapū and Marae

Te Korowai o Wainuiārua (Central Whanganui) Website
Te Korowai o Wainuiārua (Central Whanganui) Hapū and Marae

Ngāti Rangi Website
Ngāti rangi Hapū and Marae

Ngāti Apa Website
Ngāti Apa Hapū and Marae

Ngāti Hauiti Website
Ngāti Hauiti Hapū and Marae

Hauāuru

Map source: http://www.tkm.govt.nz/

 

Tainui Tainui Map

Tainui Map Link

Waikato Website
Waikato Hapū and Marae

Ngāti Maniapoto
Ngāti Maniapoto Hapū and Marae

Raukawa Website
Raukawa Hapū and Marae

Ngāti Korokī Kahukura Hapū and Marae

Ngāti Hauā Website
Ngāti Hauā Hapū and Marae

Ngāti Hinerangi Website
Ngāti Hinerangi Hapū and Marae

Pouākani Website
Pouākani Hapū and Marae

Rereahu Website
Rereahi Hapū and Marae

Tainui

Map source: http://www.tkm.govt.nz/

 

Tauranga Moana Tauranga Moana Map

Tauranga Moana Map Link

Ngāti Pūkenga Website
Ngāti Pūkenga Hapū and Marae

Ngāi Te Rangi Website
Ngāi Te Rangi Hapū and Marae

Ngāti Ranginui Website
Ngāti Ranginui Hapū and Marae

Tauranga Moana

Map source: http://www.tkm.govt.nz/

 

Hauraki Hauraki Map

Hauraki Map Link

Ngāti Hako Website
Ngāti Hako Hapū and Marae

Ngāti Hei Website
Ngāti Hei Hapū and Marae

Ngāti Maru (Hauraki) Website
Ngāti Maru (Hauraki) Hapū and Marae

Ngāti Paoa Website
Ngāti Paoa Hapū and Marae

Patukirikiri Website
Patukirikiri Hapū and Marae

Ngāti Porou ki Harataunga ki Mataora Website
Ngāti Porou ki Harataunga ki Mataora Hapū and Marae

Ngāti Pūkenga ki Waiau Website
Ngāti Pūkenga ki Waiau Hapū and Marae

Ngāti Tamaterā Website
Ngāti Tamaterā Hapū and Marae

Ngāi Tai ki Tāmaki Website
Ngāi Tai ki Tāmaki Hapū and Marae

Ngāti Rāhiri Tumutumu Website
Ngāti Rāhiri Tumutumu Hapū and Marae

Ngāti Tara Tokanui Website
Ngāti Tara Tokanui Hapū and Marae

Ngāti Whanaunga Website
Ngāti Whanaunga Hapū and Marae

Hauraki

Map source: http://www.tkm.govt.nz/

 

Tāmaki Tāmaki Map

Tāmaki Map Link

Ngāti Whātua Website
Ngāti Whātua Hapū and Marae

Ngāti Rehua Website
Ngāti Rehua Hapū and Marae

Ngāti Manuhiri Website
Ngāti Manuhiri Hapū and Marae

Ngāti Whātua o Kaipara Hapū and Marae

Ngāti Whātua o Ōrākei Website
Ngāti Whātua o Ōrākei Hapū and Marae

Te Kawerau a Maki Website
Te Kawerau a Maki Hapū and Marae

Ngāti Tamaoho Website
Ngāti Tamaoho Hapū and Marae

Te Ākitai Waiohua Website
Te Ākitai Waiohua Hapū and Marae

Ngāti Maru (Hauraki) Website
Ngāti Maru (Hauraki) Hapū and Marae

Patukirikiri Website
Patukirikiri Hapū and Marae

Ngāti Paoa Website
Ngāti Paoa Hapū and Marae

Ngāi Tai ki Tāmaki Website
Ngāi Tai ki Tāmaki Hapū and Marae

Ngāti Tamaterā Website
Ngāti Tamaterā Hapū and Marae

Ngāti Whanaunga Website
Ngāti Whanaunga Hapū and Marae

Ngāti Te Ata Hapū and Marae

Waikato Website
Waikato Hapū and Marae

Tamaki

Map source: http://www.tkm.govt.nz/

 

Te Tai Tokerau Te Tai Tokerau Map

Te Tai Tokerau Map Link

Ngāi Takoto Website
Ngāti Tokoto Hapū and Marae

Ngāti Kurī Website
Ngāti Kurī Hapū and Marae

Te Aupōuri Website
Te Aupōuri Hapū and Marae

Te Rarawa Website
Te Rarawa Hapū and Marae

Ngāti Kahu Website
Ngāti Kahu Hapū and Marae

Ngāpuhi/Ngāti Kahu ki Whaingaroa Website
Ngāpuhi/Ngāti Kahu ki Whaingaroa Hapū and Marae


Ngāti Kahu ki Whangaroa Hapū and Marae

Ngāpuhi Website
Ngāpuhi Hapū and Marae

Ngātiwai Website
Ngātiwai Hapū and Marae

Ngāti Whātua Website
Ngāti Whātua Hapū and Marae

Te Roroa Website
Te Roroa Hapū and Marae

Te Uri o Hau Website
Te Uri o Hau Hapū and Marae

Te Tai Tokerau

Map source: http://www.tkm.govt.nz/

 

Te Tau Ihu Te Tau Ihu Map

Te Tau Ihu Map Link

Ngāti Toa Rangatira Website
Ngāti Toa Rangatira Hapū and Marae

Te Atiawa o Te Waka-a-Māui Website
Te Atiawa o Te Waka-a-Māui Hapū and Marae

Ngāti Apa ki te Rā Tō Website
Ngāti Apa ki te Rā Tō Hapū and Marae

Rangitāne o Wairau Website
Rangitāne o Wairau Hapū and Marae

Ngāti Kuia Website
Ngāti Kuia Hapū and Marae

Ngāti Rārua Website
Ngāti Rārua Hapū and Marae

Ngāti Kōata Website
Ngāti Kōata Hapū and Marae

Ngāti Tama ki Te Tau Ihu Website
Ngāti Tama ki Te Tau Ihu Hapū and Marae

Te Tau Ihu

Map source: http://www.tkm.govt.nz/

 

Waipounamu/Rekohu Waipounamu/Rekohu Map

Waipounamu/Rekohu Map Link

Ngāti Tahu Website
Ngāti Tahu Hapū and Marae

Ngāti Mutunga (Chatham Islands) Website
Ngāti Mutunga (Chatham Islands) Hapū and Marae

Moriori Website
Moriori Hapū and Marae

Waipounamu/Rekohu

Map source: http://www.tkm.govt.nz/

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