Post by Kiwi Frontline on Dec 5, 2019 4:49:10 GMT 12
HENDERSON-MASSEY LOCAL BOARD TO PUSH FOR MORE FUNDING FOR WAITANGI DAY CELEBRATIONS
Henderson-Massey Local Board is to request an increase in regional funding for the Waitangi@waititi event, one of the largest annual events in West Auckland
Held at Hoani Waititi Marae, the event has grown from approximately 10,000 attendees in 2015 to around 35,000 in 2019 and currently receives $25,000 in regional funding each year. It also receives funding from the three West Auckland boards, with Henderson-Massey contributing $10,000 per year as part of a three-year funding agreement.
Henderson-Massey Local Board member Vanessa Neeson, who tabled the proposal, says that the event is of such significance to residents of Auckland and a showcase of Māori leadership and self-determination, that its level of regional funding should be increased.....
Post by Kiwi Frontline on Dec 5, 2019 5:01:11 GMT 12
NEW SCHOLARSHIP FOR MĀORI AND PASIFIKA ARCHITECTURE STUDENTS
The University of Auckland has announced a new scholarship for Māori and Pasifika students in the School of Architecture and Planning. Funded by Jasmax, the scheme will offer one student enrolling in the first year of a Bachelor of Architectural Studies $5000 per annum for up to five years to assist with their studies.
The scholarship was set up to acknowledge the lack of Māori and Pacific Islanders in the architecture discipline and encourage more diversity within the programme......