TE ARA POUTAMA SKILLME MAORI & PACIFIKA TRADE TRAINING SCHOLARSHIPS 2017 Te Ara Poutama – Skill Me is a collaboration between Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology, Ngā Potiki a Tamapahore Trust, Pacific island Community Tauranga Trust, Te Taumata o Ngāti Whakaue Iho Ake Trust, Taumarunui Community Kokiri Trust and various trades related industry partners. It provides scholarships to Māori and Pasifika learners (16 - 40 years) who wish to gain qualifications and experience in the trades fields and pursue pathway opportunities into employment and New Zealand apprenticeships. The scholarships are provided with funding from the Tertiary Education Commission for study at Toi Ohomai in Tauranga or Rotorua. It's worth looking into whanau and tauira could study for free saving on student loans. Check out their website for more info. https://toiohomai.ac.nz/te-ara-poutama-skillme-MPTT-scholarship