Wakatū Incorporation invites applications for Taiohi Wānanga
Opening date for sending applications is 10 April 2017
Closing date for receiving applications is 31 May 2017
Criteria for Wānanga Taiohi 5-day Experience
The Taiohi Wānanga is gender specific - in 2017 it is for male members aged 10-18 years, and
The wānanga will take place on 2 - 6 October in the school holidays, between terms 3 & 4. The wānanga
will be Marae-based and include excursions into the Abel Tasman National Park by water and track, and will
cover things such as waka, mau rākau, tribal history, environmental responsibility, waiata, goal setting, career pathways and an overview of Wakatū and its associated businesses.
Please include a covering letter giving information considered appropriate and any special reasons why the applicant would benefit from this experience. Please identify any medical or social issues we should be aware of. Comment on how the applicant is in group and social situations.