Tuaropaki Trustees declare an annual distribution at the end of each year, which is advised in the annual report and paid by direct credit to shareholders in December.
Tuaropaki has a policy for the payment of education grants to those studying at Institutions approved by the Ministry of Education: University, Polytech or Wananga, year 11, 12 or 13 full-time students and year 9-11 students enrolled in at least one year 11 subject. Grants are paid by direct credit.
Application forms will be available in the New Year.
Applications close 31st March.
Tuaropaki provides scholarships in the area of: science (geology (geothermal)/ engineering) science (horticulture/agriculture) business studies (economics/finances/commerce) and Maori (language/culture/development).
We have chosen a structure of monies granted annually to the successful applicants over a period of three years. Successful applicants will be required to successfully complete/pass enrolled papers each year.
2010 application forms will be available in the New Year.
Applications close 20th May.
We congratulate 2009 first year scholarship recipients, who are:
|Peta Ruha: |
Master of Indigenous Studies |
Certificate in Advanced Aircraft Maintenance
Bechelor of Iwi Enviromental Management
Conjoint Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Laws
Bachelor of Maori and Pacific Development
Tuaropaki has a policy of offering Kaumatua Grants to its registered owners or beneficiaries of Whaanau Trusts registered as owners within the Tuaropaki Trust, aged 61 years and over.
Applications are available for individual shareholders and Whaanau Trusts.
Application forms will be available toward the end of each year with applications closing on 28th February.
Maori Land Court
The Maori Land Court is set up under the Te Ture Whenua Maori Act 1993 and has jurisdiction to hear matters relating to Maori land.
One of the principal matters in which the Maori Land Court has jurisdiction under Te Ture Whenua Maori Act 1993 is succession orders in respect of interests in Maori land. The Court has power to make vesting orders to those proven to be entitled to succeed.