He Maara hou
He maara hou is invested in supporting rangatahi to complete secondary education by providing resources and tools, enabling reconnection with cultural heritage and identity through whanaungatanga.
Sense of belonging
He maara hou is about kotahitanga, unity with a common purpose. “ki te kÅtahi te kÄkÄho ka whati, ki te kÄpuia e kore e whati” – when reeds stand-alone they are vulnerable, but together they are unbreakable.
A new garden
Iwi led organisations see the potential in building the capacity and capability of the next generation to create opportunities in education. It is about planting and nurturing seeds within a positive environment where rangatahi can be confident individuals while staying engaged in their education journey.
He Maara Hou Services
The strengths assessment to identify needs and strengths to guide aspirational planning.
Aspirational planning & goal setting
The kaiarahi will discuss goals and needs with the rangatahi to ensure that they are on the right path to achieving their own aspirations.
Whanaungatanga & korero
Kaiarahi will schedule ongoing hui and events with rangatahi to develop methods to work towards achieving self-determined outcomes.
The rangatahi direct fund is designed to meet the learning needs of rangatahi to awhi them to stay engaged with their education journey.
• Rangatahi aged 12 to 18 years of age
• Priority rangatahi are of ngÄti whÄtua descent, with the allowance of up to 10 rangatahi per kura who do not whakapapa to NgÄti WhÄtua.