May 10, 2021

Maori News & Indigenous Views

Seminars for those wanting to achieve Home Ownership (Whanganui)

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Update below: Home ownership is a dream of most people but aspiring to that dream can seem for many beyond reach. has been passed the following panui and we’d like to share it with you, if you or your whanau are interested read on:

Hau Whakapiripiri provides whanau with a 10 step pathway into home ownership by using the Kainga Whenua Loan provided by Kiwibank and Housing New Zealand.

Three information Hui are being held in and around Whanganui. These Hui are open to all whanau interested in learning more about homeownership on their whenua.

Presentations will be given by key industry specialists that can assist whanau in this process.

  • Saturday 16 October 2010 10.30 am -2.30 pm | Maungarongo Marae, Ohakune
  • Saturday 9 October 2010 10.30 am -2.30 pm | Hiruharama Marae, Whanganui
  • Saturday 30 October 2010 10.30 am -2.30 pm | Putiki Wharanui, Whanganui

For more information go to – The website gives an overview of the project and the 10 step path. It also has a link to a Marae video from May that features the Kainga Whenua loan and other iwi who are using the loan scheme to build on their whenua.

Update: has been advised that there has been a rescheduling of the Hui in Ohakune due to a Tangi. This hui will now be held Saturday the 16th at Ruapehu College. The Hui will start at 10.30 and conclude at 2.30pm and lunch will be served.

Hau Whakapiripiri will also be present at the Whanganui Home and Lifestyle show on the 20th & 21st of November and have industry specialist from the Whanganui District Council, Housing New Zealand and Kiwibank. The Home Show will be at Jubilee Stadium and will be free to all attending. The Home Show offers whanau the opportunity to meet and gather information regarding building, buying or maintaining their home. Of course we will also have a stand and be availiable to talk and guide whanau through the Home Show.


Te Ati Hau Trust – is a charitable organisation established by the Atihau Whanganui Incorporation. One of its key objectives is to support shareholders and stakeholders in their social, health and welfare development. Two key principles that guide the Trust are ‘manakitanga’ (nurturing relationships, and caring for our people) and ‘mana whenua’ (the relationship and value we hold with our lands).

Hau Whakapiripiri is a Te Ati Hau Trust housing initiative.

1 thought on “Seminars for those wanting to achieve Home Ownership (Whanganui)

  1. Kia ora my name is debbie hinemoa father is manukura hapuku pekemu waho now deceased.i am the 4th eldes child out of 10 children but now 7 serviving.i would like to no more about housing grants through our iwi or simmilar.also id like to attend a hui for home loan @ the moment my self and whanau are renting and we all struggle to pay top market rent as i live in the christchurch arrea were rent has doubled or trippled but are hopeing to move back to the north island if all goes well.all of my siblings struggle as will.can someone shed some lite on my inquiries how to over come debbie waho and whanau.

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