Te Reo Māori (Secondary or Wharekura) Scholarships

The 2018 TeachNZ Māori Medium and Te Reo Māori Scholarships are now open.

The 2018 TeachNZ Māori Medium (Primary) and Te Reo Māori (Secondary or Wharekura) Scholarships close 5 February 2018.

TeachNZ scholarships are subject to change each year, including the categories, types and numbers of scholarships available.

Please check the scholarships table on the TeachNZ website in September to receive updated information on scholarships available for 2018.

If you're thinking of applying, we can also offer you some helpful advice before you complete your application. Click here to find out more.

Note: You do not need to be enrolled in an approved teaching programme when applying for a TeachNZ scholarship.


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The information below applies to the 2018 TeachNZ Te Reo Māori (Secondary or Wharekura) Scholarships.

The 2018 TeachNZ Te Reo Māori (Secondary or Wharekura) Scholarships are for people who are either proficient or fluent in te reo Māori and who wish to work as secondary teachers.

Scholarships cover core study fees and an allowance of $10,000 over the period of study.

Which scholarship is right for me?

  • Tipu Whakarito Te Reo Māori - for people wanting to teach te reo Māori as a subject in secondary schools.
  • Te Waka Whakarei - for people wanting to teach a secondary subject in te reo Māori in Wharekura.

Need help?

You can learn more about scholarships by reading our Scholarships: Frequently Asked Questions page.

Remember, we’re here to help. If you have any questions, you can email us at teachnz.admin@education.govt.nz or call us during business hours on 0800 165 225.

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