This project, run by the Maungaharuru-Tangitū Trust in partnership with local hapū, has recieved funding from PPET in 2020, 2021, and 2022.

Delivered by the Ātea a Rangi Educational Trust. The project will provide rangatahi with opportunities to gain knowledge and experience in four main kaupapa:

  • Ki Tai – Waka and traditional navigation skills
  •  Whakapapa – of hapū, history, Te Reo Māori, karakia and kapa haka
  •  Matariki, the Maori New Year – Maramataka, star constellations, native tree planting
  • Ki Uta – Ngāhere experience, native bush restoration, establishing a nursery.

Rangatahi will be supported to produce social media content related to each of the above including social media posts, live feeds and video content. This will aid with recruitment, retention and intergenerational learnings.


Pictured: Traditional navigation skills.


For further information about the Trust and what projects might be suitable for funding, please contact: