Te Rōpū Whakahau offers one sponsorship annually as part of their commitment to supporting members to attend Hui ā-tau.  Sponsorship is open to all individual members of the association.  It is intended to encourage members to attend the Hui-ā-Tau and to give support to those who may be unable to attend due to financial difficulty


  • Must be a paid, personal member of Te Rōpū Whakahau
  • Must state that the application is on grounds of hardship
  • Must show evidence of having applied to their organisation for support
  • Applicants with involvement in Te Rōpū Whakahau work will be given extra consideration

Selection Panel:

  • Ngā Kaiwhakahau

Selection Process:

  • Applications received 4 weeks prior to hui ā tau commencement will be considered
  • Successful applicants will be notified of their success, the total amount of support available to them
  • The applicant‘s organisation will also be notified that assistance will be provided.


  • Applicant‘s name, address, contact phone number and email address
  • The name and address of the applicant‘s organisation/employer, manager and/or Chief Executive


Email applications to: trw@trw.org.nz with the subject line: Hui ā tau attendance hardship grant