He Taupua Fund
He Taupua Fund works to strengthen Māori organisations’ capability to deliver kaupapa Māori focused housing initiatives on their whenua.
The types of projects that may be funded through He Taupua include:
- preparation of a housing strategy, business case or feasibility study to support a housing development
- strengthening internal capability to be ready to deliver housing supply
- project management, facilitation and/or co-ordination to support a housing supply initiative
- undertaking a whānau needs assessment to determine housing demand and need.
Who can apply
Organisations applying for funding through He Taupua must meet the following criteria:
- The applicant is an iwi, hapū or Māori entity.
- The applicant demonstrates strength in kaupapa Māori approaches or service delivery models that:
- engage and work collaboratively to meet the housing needs within their local Māori community
- develop and deliver options and solutions for whānau Māori across the housing continuum
- are connected to viable build opportunities on land (either Māori freehold land or general titled land) owned by a Māori entity,
- provide support to whānau Māori experiencing homelessness and housing insecurity to achieve improved housing outcomes.
How to apply
Download the Guidance and Application Form for He Taupua and email us by 5pm on 11 February 2022.
Projects funded through He Taupua
|Visions of a Helping Hand||Support to attend to homelessness and housing insecurity due to COVID-19.||$100,000|
|Te Taumata o Ngāti Whakaue - Housing First Rotorua||Support to attend to homelessness and housing insecurity due to COVID-19.||$100,000|
|He Korowai Trust||Support to attend to homelessness and housing insecurity due to COVID-19.||$200,000|
|Kāhui Tū Kaha Limited||Support to attend to homelessness and housing insecurity due to COVID-19.||$200,000|
|Ngāti Kahungunu Ki Poneke Community Services||Support to attend to homelessness and housing insecurity due to COVID-19.||$200,000|
|Matawhaanui Trust||Support to attend to homelessness and housing insecurity due to COVID-19.||$100,000|
|K3 Development Limited Partnership||Increase capability to deliver the Whakatū Whare - Building Homes project; to appoint an FTE and engage consultants to complete technical design reports including research on Māori housing aspirations for whānau.||$150,000|
|Kāhui Tū Kaha Limited - Te Koi Ora||Engagement with an FTE Training and Development Manager and organising three hui for service providers focused on improving Kaupapa Māori homelessness services.||$127,000|
|Kirikiriroa Family Services Trust||Increase capability to deliver the ‘Kāinga Rua’ programme, to engage personnel to provide onsite management and/cultural support; and to evaluate the effectiveness and outcomes of Kāinga Rua to build Kāinga Ora – well whānau.||$200,000|
|Ko Te Tuara Totara of Fordlands Incorporated||Appointment of two full-time FTEs: Housing Strategist to develop the housing strategy and Housing Co-ordinator to work in partnership with Kāinga Ora and others to create generational change through healthy, affordable and stable Housing.||$140,000|
|Kokohinau Papakāinga Trust||Appointment of two FTEs to build the capability of the Property Manager for the Kokohinau Papakāinga; and engagement of governance consultants to deliver Trust governance training and complete a full governance structure review.||$57,984|
|Makaurau Marae Māori Trust||Development of a Ngāti Te Ahiwaru Housing Strategy. Appointment of a hapū/community lead project manager and project team (and expert advisors as required).||$208,000|
|The Proprietors of Mangatawa Papamoa Blocks||Research project into whānau housing needs involving the appointment of 2-3 employees to engage with whānau and consultants/contractors to assist with surveying, data analysis, and report writing.||$122,720|
|The Proprietors of Matauri X Incorporation||Strengthening the operational capacity of the organisation through FTEs to support its operational management, commercial, governance, strategic planning, funding and administration functions.||$165,000|
|Matekuare Whānau Trust||Appointment of seven part-time personnel for one year to build the capability to address homelessness issues within Te Matekuare community. Engagement of consultants for report writing on the Tawhitiwhiti Papakāinga Te Whaiti development; and funding to hold wananga.||$120,000|
|Ngāi Tai Ki Tāmaki Whenua Limited||Appointment of a specialist housing project/programme manager and consultants/kaupapa Māori researchers to establish a baseline of housing/needs analysis and aspirations for Ngāi Tai ki Tāmaki Iwi.||$202,000|
|Raukawa Settlement Trust Limited||The engagement of contractors and consultants to deliver an Iwi-Led Collective Housing Programme focusing on kaupapa Māori approaches to deliver holistic community housing developments and support solutions tailored to whānau.||$130,000|
|Te Roopu Awhina Ki Porirua Trust||Appointment of FTEs to increase the provider's capability to work with stakeholders and partners to address homelessness and overcrowding in the Porirua area. The new FTEs will provide project management support, research analysis/ design and data collection.||$145,000|
|Te Rūnanga o Kirikiriroa Charitable Trust||Increase provider capability through FTE resource to support:
(a) development of the Korowai Manaaki Housing Strategy, policies and procedures that will inform a Kaupapa Māori wrap-around model of culturally responsive best practices; and
(b) development of a Progressive Home Ownership Toolkit resource for Māori Providers which will include a Kaupapa Māori approach.
|Te Tūinga Whānau Support Services Trust||Increasing capability to deliver the Te Moemoea Programme to support whānau requiring immediate accommodation (emergency, transitional, Kāinga Ora/CHP rentals) and those who want to purchase their own homes, through the engagement of FTEs to deliver Te Moemoea Programme and provider cultural liaison expertise.||$155,000|
|Te Whānau O Waiparerira Trust||Increasing the provider's ability to respond to both short and medium-term housing need in the community, in line with the Whānau Ora initiative work, through the appointment of additional FTEs.||$175,000|
|Te Whāriki Manawahine o Hauraki Incorporated||Strengthening the capability of the organisation to develop housing solutions for wāhine and their whānau through additional FTEs to support project management and the development of a housing strategy.||$255,000|
|Tupoho Investments Limited||Lift the provider's capability through an additional FTE to progress Tūpoho Housing Pathway development initiatives as part of Tūpoho: Toi Tū Te Kāinga (which includes transitional, social, kaumātua and papakāinga housing).||$172,500|
|Tūwharetoa Settlement Trust||Build the provider's capability to implement three pilot programmes in the Tūwharetoa Kāinga Strategy through the appointment of an FTE to provide advice and advocacy; and facilitate repairs, maintenance and residential builds.||$150,000|
|WERA Aotearoa Charitable Trust||Increase the provider's capability to partner with Awhina Services and Waka Wakamua Trust, to implement the Nāku Kāinga project. This will draw on collective impact and collaborative leadership to progress aspirations to build, buy and manage 100 whare in Rotorua and 90 in Tauranga to assist with the response to homelessness.||$156,800|
|Tūpoho-Iwi and Community Social Services||Support to attend to homelessness and housing insecurity due to COVID-19.||$105,500|
Published: December 22, 2021