Applications are now open for the Tuia Rangatahi Programme

15/12/2020 4:16am

This programme involves one-to-one mentorship with Nelson Mayor Rachel Reese, to encourage and enhance leadership skills that will assist the young person’s development.

Who can apply?

We're looking for rangatahi Māori (18-25 year-olds) from the Nelson region who are actively contributing to the wellbeing of the community, and have the potential to be a leader in their community. You must be supported by your community (iwi/hapū/marae/whānau or Māori community based organisations).

What does it involve?

You need to be able to commit to the following:

Attending four weekend rangatahi wānanga held on marae around the country.
Monthly ‘one to one’ mentoring meetings with the Nelson Mayor and/or Deputy Mayor, and other opportunities.

Engaging in, or developing a community service project in your community.

How can you apply?

For more information or to register your interest go to our Shape Nelson website for all the details. Applications can be made on the Shape Nelson website and close on Friday 12 February 2021.