2022 Community Fund Now Closed

Kia Ora e te whānau, arohamai, our 2022 fund is now closed.

We are excited to showcase all 61 whānau, hapū, iwi, marae, hapori trusts and businesses that have partnered with us here at the National Centre of Māori Suicide Prevention for 2022.  

The table below shows the funding categories, the number of applications to the Community Fund and how many successful applicants there were in each category:

Funding CategoryApplications SubmittedSuccessful Applications
Whānau & Hapū (up to $10,000)3326
Māori Community Groups (up to $25,000)4525
Iwi and Māori Providers (up to $50,000)107
Collaboration Groups (up to $100,000)63
 TOTAL9461

Want to apply for funding?

Applications for funding are now closed for 2022.

The next round of funding is due to open in March 2023.  Further information will be available here closer to the time.

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This is a programme to develop the story of telling through tukutuku. This traditional Māori artform abounds with deep layers of whakapapa, history, innovation, healing, storytelling and more.

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A programme focussed on exploring ways Rangatahi can create positive choices and options to decrease the negative influence and stigma around suicide within the community.

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This programme targets at risk Māori and Pasifika whanau within our Ngātiwai rohe. Rau Ora kaupapa will consist of a series of wānanga in Whangaruru to include other hapu in Ngātiwai.

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Our Kaupapa is to support whānau who have lost a loved one to suicide. We have weekly chat groups that kōrero and support each other.

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The Wānanga Tuakana Leadership Programme is designed for ages 13 - 24 living in the Kaipara and Whangarei districts.

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This initiative plans to start Orakei’s first whānau-led suicide prevention kaupapa, aligning with Orakei’s 10-year mental heal and wellbeing strategy.

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Four Māori Trust Board members are taking action to bring together the descendants of the Ancestress Pourāhui using a tuakana teina model to share intergenerational wisdom.

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This project is aimed at suicide prevention by looking at the complexities and contributing factors and providing practical training in self-care strategies.

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We see that cultural revitalisation is suicide prevention. Reclaiming identity as Māori and understanding our culture through practicing whānaungatanga , ahurutanga, manaakitanga, kaitiakitanga and aroha, tika and pono, is vital to the essence of a Māori person.

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Our aim is to re-discover our grounding in this world through kai, atua and Mātauranga Māori. Learning about the atua that connects with us and relates to our health and well-being.

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This adventure -based Indigenous Therapy Retreat experience helps individuals face and overcome emotional issues, addictions, and many other challenges facing participants, and will assist them in developing beneficial life skills.

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We offer a 2 week mental health programme looking through a Te Ao Māori and outdoor lens.

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This is an initiative that informs whānau about suicide and prevention and assists them through the trauma of losing a loved one to suicide. Easing the impact of suicide and strengthening resilience is the essence of our kaupapa.

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This programme creates opportunities to connect , uplift and empower whānau, hapū and iwi. This is a Māori-centric trust based in Rotorua.  Because of lived experience, we understand the importance of whānau support both in prevention and postvention.

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Poutiriao targets whānau  who are struggling with mental health, addiction, depression, low self-esteem and self-worth issues from their personal and intergenerational experiences of trauma.

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Our initiative will deliver a series of three national rangatahi suicide prevention and postvention wānanga in conjunction with the Māori suicide doctoral research of Charlizza (Harris) Matehe.

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Te Oranga Pumanawa (TOP) provides locally driven transformational solutions aimed at increasing the health and wellbeing of Rangatahi impared on or exposed to issues associated with suicide.

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This project aims to reconnect rangatai to te taiao through mana-enhancing and  youth development practice, pūrakau, matauranga Māori, and traditional culture.

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This is a programme of whānau wānanga to teach our uri tools to manage their mental wellbeing and prevent suicide. Tragically, there is a family history of suicide on both our male and female lines.

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As a family of 4 daughters with an ailing mother still alive, we come together each year to whakawhanaungatanga, manaakitanga, and rangatiratanga our way of being together.

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This programme targets support for tamariki and rangatahi in kura kaupapa, wharekura, and Tai Wānanga Tū Toa and their whānau to connect to culture and build a strong cultural identity.

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This kaupapa is to uphold the mauri of Te Ao Māori and to develop and enhance the wellbeing of our people, rohe, whenua and ngā wai. To forge a pathway that embodies the principles of mauri.

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This project aims to have members of this whānau participate in Māori workshops and activities which will promote ownership of Māori wellbeing and suicide prevention.

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Rutu’s dreams and aspirations come from lived experience following the tragic suicide of her 18year old brother, and she determined to do something to honour his memory and help raise awareness about suicide causations and risks.

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Fossil Creek Farm Trust offers unique respite facilities including qualified therapists, 100 acres and 150 animals and provides wellbeing wānanga for rangatahi, wahine and tane.

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This initiative plans to develop a suicide and prevention wellbeing programme for the people of Te Runanga O Arowhenua.

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A 3 day noho wananga for Kaimahi teaches the Mātauranga approach used by Tohunga Papa Hohepa Delamere which focuses on Te Taha Wairua aspects of Whakamomori, and works to rebalance the mauri of those experiencing mental and psychological health challenges.

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Tu Kaha Tu Ora plans to run a 36  week course to provide  rangatahi with the tools to develop a healthy and robust hauora (well being) .

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This project is a series of wānanga aimed at disempowering beliefs that no longer serve our Māori fathers well, and replacing them with empowering beliefs to create a compelling future for them and their whānau.

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We are interested in supporting whānau who have been negatively impacted by suicide. We aim to work with whānau to help them gain their individual and collective confidence

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The Better Whānau Initiative Programme is designed to work with young rugby players who aspire to play at a professional level.

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Maranga Mai is a united platform for change, leadership, and collaboration encouraging active participation and involvement.

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