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Ngāti Koata Trust Grants

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Ngāti Koata Trust Grants

(Updated 11th February 2021)

Ngāti Koata Trust provides education, health and sports grants to members of the iwi. Grants are considered four times per year:


Applications Open

Applications Closed

Applicants Notified by

1st Jan

31st Jan

19th Feb

1st Apr

30th Apr

19th May

1st Jul

31st Jul

19th Aug

1st Oct

31st Oct

19th Nov



  • Applicants must be registered members of Ngāti Koata Trust, or whakapapa verified. Unsure if you are? Please contact us and we will check for you. Phone 03 5481639 or email pa@ngatikoata.com.


To Apply:

  • Download the relevant grant application form. Complete and return with all requested documentation by the closing date. Email: pa@ngatikoata.com | Post: PO Box 1659, Nelson, 7040 | Personal delivery: 137 Vickerman Street, Nelson.
  • All completed applications received during the open period will be considered.
  • Incomplete and late applications will not be considered.
  • Please contact us if you have any questions about requested documentation.

Please Note:

  • Grants are one-off assistance towards education, health and sports needs.
  • Approved grant amounts may only be a portion of the amount requested.
  • Applicants will not be awarded more than one grant per category in a year.

    Education Grant

    Click the link below to download an application form for our Education Grant…

    Health & Sport Grant

    Click the link below to download an application form for our Health & Sport Grant…

    Education Scholarships

    Nelson Marlborough Institute of Techology | Te Whare Wānanga o Te Tau Ihu o Te Waka ā Māui:

    Click here for a full list of Scholarships at NMIT:

    • Kaiapa (Jack) Kohe Memorial Scholarship for Ngāti Koata
    • Pene Ruruku Memorial Scholarship for Māori
    • Equity Scholarship – Māori

    Wakatū Incorporation

    Click here to apply for the Wakatū Incorporation Tertiary Scholarship. Applicants must be Wakatū shareholders or descendants of Wakatū shareholders and demonstrate a strong desire to get qualified.

    Marlborough Lines

    The Marlborough Lines Tertiary Scholarship for Māori is available to Māori studying at tertiary level who reside within the Marlborough Lines region (westwards of D’Urville Island, north to the Marlborough Sounds and south to Waipapa Bay). Applications for the 2016 Scholarship are now open, and close on Friday 25 November. Click here for information about this grant. Click here for the Application Form.

    Other Grants and Scholarships

    For more information on Scholarships you can also visit these websites: