Since the relaunch of the scholarship program in 2017, Te Kōhanga Reo National Trust has awarded over 70 scholarships to Ngā Manu Pīrere who are undertaking Undergraduate, Masters or PhD level studies at tertiary institutions across Aotearoa.

We congratulate all our Manu Pīrere on their achievements. A list of our Scholarship recipients from 2018 to 2021 is available below.

He Manu Pīrere: Ngā Kete Harakeke
Karahipi Tohu Paetahi (Undergraduate Scholarship), $1,000 te wāriu

  • Akuera Nia Nia
    Te Kōhanga Reo o Ngāti Hāmua
     
  • Analia Scruton Nepe-Apatu
    Te Kōhanga Reo o Te Rongopai
     
  • Ella Wells
    Te Kōhanga Reo o Te Whānau Tahi
     
  • Anaru Paenga-Morgan
    Te Kōhanga Reo o Pūtake Whakatipuranga
     
  • Ngawairere Pihama
    Te Kōhanga Reo o Kia Ngawari (Hoani Waititi Marae)
     
  • Maia Te Hira
    Te Kōhanga Reo o Motu Kairangi
     
  • Costa Blackman
    Te Kōhanga Reo o Ngā Whānau Whānui
     
  • Cameron Brown

     
  • Atamira Walker
    Te Kōhanga Reo o Te Rongopai
     
  • Irimaunga Waho
    Te Kōhanga Reo o Te Rangimārie
     
  • Hineteahurangi Durie-Ngata
    Te Kōhanga Reo o Mana Tamariki
     
  • Kirihautu Durie-Ngata
    Te Kōhanga Reo o Mana Tamariki
     
  • Kobey Lacey-Rameka
    Te Kōhanga Reo o Pukeroa Oruawhata
     
  • Mekayla Peneha
    Te Kōhanga Reo o Whirinaki
     
  • Nicky Lee Pomare
    Te Kōhanga Reo o Te Otinga ki Tāmaki
     
  • Te Matatu Whauwhau
    Te Kōhanga Reo o Arataki

 

He Manu Pīrere: Ngā Kete Kiekie
Karahipi Tohu Paerunga (Postgraduate Scholarship), $1,500 te wāriu

  • Arapera Tangaere
    Te Kōhanga Reo o Te Awhireinga
     
  • Bailey Lacey-Rameka
    Te Kōhanga Reo o Pukeroa Oruawhata
     
  • Hinemoana Tautari
    Te Kōhanga Reo o Whirinaki
     
  • Ngahuia Kawau
    Te Kōhanga Reo o te Kohinga Aroha

 

He manu Pīrere: Ngā Kete Konae
Karahipi Mahi-ā-Rehe / Ringa Raupā (Trades Training Scholarship), $1,000 te wāriu

  • Logan Puru-Peri
    Te Kōhanga Reo o Humarie
     
  • Matuakore Hook
    Te Kōhanga Reo o Te Wānanga Whare Tapere o Takitimu
     
  • Sonny Marsh
    Te Kōhanga Reo o Ngā Pihi o te Purapura Pai
     

He Mani Pīrere: Ngā Kete Pīngao
Karahipi Tohu Paerua (Masters Scholarship), $2,000 te wāriu

  • Te Ua Konehunehu O Te Rangi Tumoana
    Te Kōhanga Reo o Kia Ngawari (Hoani Waititi Marae)
     
  • Hinewai Pomare
    Te Kōhanga Reo o Pakanae Hokianga & Te Kōhanga Reo o Te Awhireinga
     
  • Wairere Whangapirita-Sarich
    Te Kōhanga Reo o Whirinaki
     
  • Maumahara Horsfall
    Te Kōhanga Reo o Te Pūtake Whakatupuranga

Te Kete Whakairo Te Karahipi ā Tā Hemi Henare PhD) Scholarship

Te Kapua O’Connor (Te Kōhanga Reo o Ngaio) 

Ngā Kete Pīngao Master Scholarships

Mere Faulkner-Tihi (Toroa Kōhanga Reo) 

Te Pare Heke Sweet (Te Kōhanga Reo o Pipiwharauroa)

Tapunga Nepe (Rongowhakaata Kōhanga Reo)

Tia Nepia Su’a (Te Kōhanga Reo o Muturangi)

Rapaera Tawhai (Te Kōhanga Reo o Tāwhaki) 

Ngā Kete KieKie Undergraduate Scholarships

Te Karu o Whakatihi Brown (Te Kōhanga Reo o Te Awhi Mai)

Morgan-Brie Greening (Te Kōhanga Reo o Te Wānanga Whare Tapere o Takitimu)

William Haare (Te Kōhanga Reo o Ngongotaha)

Piki Jean Heke Sweet (Te Kōhanga Reo o Pipiwharauroa)

Valerie Houkamau (Te Kōhanga Reo o Te Teko) 

Atareta McCausland-Durie (Te Kōhanga Reo o Mana Tamariki) 

Christine Petera (Te Kōhanga Reo o Te Timatanga) 

Summer Rangi-Clark (Te Kōhanga Reo o Kai Iwi me Tutaramoana) 

Paige Scruton Nepe Apatu (Te Rongopai Te Kōhanga Reo o Takapau) 

Hinemoana Tautari (Te Kōhanga Reo o Whirinaki) 

Tuteari Te Rauna Lamont (Te Tihi o Titirangi Kōhanga Reo) 

Stevie Thocolich (Pipiwharauroa Te Kōhanga Reo o Hukanui Marae) 

Taumata Toki (Te Kōhanga Reo o Hineteiwaiwa) 

Sapphire Wairau (Te Kōhanga Reo o Te Hohepa) 

Dorsey Wikotu (Te Kōhanga Reo o Tangata Rite) 

Mihiterina Williams (Te Kōhanga Reo o Te Pūtake Whakatupuranga) 

Ngakopakopa Wilson (Te Kōhanga Reo o Te Kauri) 

Hollie Wilson (Te Kōhanga Reo o Te Au o Waikato) 

Wirihana Wilson (Te Kōhanga Reo o Te Kauri) 

Whatarangi Winiata (Te Kākano o te Kura Kōhanga Reo) 

Victoria University Te Herenga Waka Taihonoa Scholarships recipients  

Tia Nepia Su’a, 

Paige Scruton Nepe Apatu,

Whatarangi Winiata

Tā Hemi Henare Te Kete Whakairo (PhD) Scholarship

Xena-Ann Tautari

Masters Scholarship/Ngā Kete Pīngao 

James Barnes
Steven (Tipene) James
Irihapeti Nepe-MacDonald
Lynette Paenga

Undergraduate Scholarship/ Ngā Kete Kiekie

David Beach
Tiana Bishop
Miquelle Blake
Taina Cooper-Fenwick
Hineatatū rere ki Te Ao Mārama Dorset-Paewai
Jayda Edmonds-Lama
Rongomaraeroa Eruera
Jack Hamilton
Grace Hill
Briar Hoani
Maumahara Horsfall
Safari Hynes
Tereana Ihakara
Kellan Kemp
Nikau Reti-Beazley
Arapera Tapiata
Te Ua Konehunehu-o-te-Rangi Tumoana
Sophie Tuohy

Victoria University Taihonoa Scholarship recipients

Safari Hynes
Kellann Kemp
Arapera Tapiata
Sophie Tuohy

Tā Hemi Henare Te Kete Whakairo (PhD) Scholarship

Hona Black

Masters Scholarship/Ngā Kete Pīngao 

Tanira Cooper
Nga wai hono i te po Paki
Te Ataakura Pewhairangi
Raukura Edwards
Apirana McDonald Pewhairangi

Undergraduate Scholarship/ Ngā Kete Kiekie

Carlos Carter
Te Atamira Dakin
Tiara Hammond
Manaia Harvey
Damien Henare
Turuhira ohi Hotene
Leonie Keepa
Teeikura Marsters-Herewini
Te Maiora Rurehe
Huria Stewart-Wilson
Te Aomihia Tumai-Kaipara
Te Rua Wallace
Te Ngaru Wehi
Rāhiri Wharerau
Mei Manaia Matiaha Warakihi Stevens
John Rask
Monique Te Moana
Dixie Yates-Francis
Taylor Tuffery
Tyla Hill-Moana

Victoria University Taihonoa Scholarship recipients 

Damien Henare
Tyla Hill-Moana
Teeikura Marsters-Herewini
Taylor Tuffery 

Tā Hemi Henare Te Kete Whakairo (PhD) Scholarship

Rawiri Waititi

He Tohu Aroha (PhD)

Moerangi Black

Masters Scholarship/Ngā Kete Pīngao 

Moko Cooper
Te Uatorikiriki Solomon
Tiria Waitai
Arna Whaanga

Undergraduate Scholarship/ Ngā Kete Kiekie

Barlow Anderson
Raukura Doyle
Tira Edmonds-Puketapu
Steven (Tipene) James
Kataraina Jones-Turipa
Jodi Kohu
Kaya Leef
Olinka Matete
Amiria Reweti
Roimata Sam
Ihaka Smith
Quade Tapsell
Waiora Te Kani
Parekura Te Kani-Rangiuaia
Stacy-Ria Te Kurapa-King
Cassidy Thomson
Hinematawaia Vercoe
Ahirana Waata-Amai
Pani White
Matawai Winiata

Victoria University Taihonoa Scholarship recipients 

Raukura Doyle
Tira Edmonds-Puketapu
Kataraina Jones-Turipa
Amiria Reweti
Ahirana Waata-Amai

Scholarship Ceremony 2021

Te Kapua O’Connor Tā Hemi Henare Scholarship

Scholarship Ceremony 2020

Scholarship Ceremony 2019

Scholarship Ceremony 2018