Toitu Ngati Porou

Toitu Ngati Porou is offering sponsorship and grants to support nga uri o Ngati Porou who are engaged in cultural and sporting activities.

The goal of the sponsorship grant sponsorship and grants program is to provide assistance for nga uri o Ngati Porou individuals and groups to celebrate and achieve their culture and sporting goals.

If you are involved in a cultural or sporting activity, and participating at a local, regional, national and international event then we encourage you to apply for sponsorship / grant.

We believe that culture and sport are essential parts of our Ngati Porou identity.  By supporting cultural and sporting activities at all levels, we are investing in the future of Ngati Porou.

To apply for sponsorship or a grant, please click the DOWNLOAD FORM button below for the PDF application OR you can call into our offices at Te Tini o Porou, Gisborne or Ruatoria to pick up an application.

Points to remember:

  • The sponsorship and grants are available to nga uri o Ngati Porou of all ages and abilities.
  • Applications must be received at least 2 weeks prior to the event.

For any general or technical enquiries please contact


Toitu Ngati Porou Tertiary Education Grants 2024 NOW CLOSED!

Are you a registered iwi member of Te Runanganui o Ngati Porou and enrolled in a course of tertiary study for 2024?  

Toitu Ngati Porou, the charitable trust subsidiary of Te Runanganui o Ngati Porou and its partners are pleased to offer tertiary education grants for the 2024 academic year.

Information must be received by Tuesday 30 April 2024

For any general or technical enquiries, please contact


Iwi Scholarships

Ngati Porou Forests offer the Hansol Scholarship for Forestry and related study for beneficiaries of land blocks involved in the Ngati Porou Hansol Forestry Joint Venture. For more info contact Daniel Willliams, General Manager, Ngati Porou Forests. Email:

National scholarships

Ngati Porou students are encouraged to see if they are eligible for national scholarships such as the Sir Apirana Ngata Memorial Scholarship, administered by Maori Soldiers Trust

You will also find a range of scholarships on the Maori Education Trust website.