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Manawhenua Ki Waitaha Charitable Trust

Manawhenua Ki Waitaha Charitable Trust (MKWCT) has the mandate of Papatipu Rūnanga and is supported by Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu (TRoNT) as the Ngāi Tahu representative body in Canterbury for health issues. Manawhenua Ki Waitaha Charitable Trust provide access to CDHB Scholarships, and are responsible for the appointment of Māori representatives who ensure manawhenua have oversight and influence on the decision making of the Canterbury District Health Board (CDHB).

About Māori and Pacific health scholarships

Māori and Pasifika scholarships are for Christchurch-based tertiary institution students who are studying a health-related NZQA accredited course and have whakapapa with Māori communities and culture links with Pasifika communities, and are also planning to work in the Canterbury district.

Scholarship application process

Scholarship applications are closed: Please note scholarship applications closed on 27 March 2020.

Got a question about the scholarships?

If you have any questions about the scholarships please contact Ruth Chisholm, Kaiawhina, Manawhenua Ki Waitaha Charitable Trust.

Phone: 027 443 4532
Email: manawhenuakiwaitaha.kaiawhina@gmail.com

More information about the role of Manawhenua Ki Waitaha Charitable Trust can be found in the health system alliances section of this website.

Page last updated: 2 July 2020

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