Te Pūnaha Hihiko: Vision Matauranga
The 2018 investment round for Te Pūnaha Hihiko: Vision Mātauranga Capability Fund is now completed. Please see 'success stories' for details of successful projects. Details of the 2019 round will be issued later in the year.
Te Pūnaha Hihiko: Vision Mātauranga Capability Fund aims to:
strengthen capability, capacity, skills and networks between Māori and the science and innovation system, and
increase understanding of how research can contribute to the aspirations of Māori organisations and deliver benefit for New Zealand.
What funding is available
Indicative total 2018 funds available (excluding GST)
Te Pūnaha Hihiko: Vision Mātauranga Capability Fund funding is available through two schemes:
The Connect Scheme seeks to draw Māori organisations and the science sector together through building skills and capacity for Māori organisations and research organisations to contribute to Vision Mātauranga outcomes.
The Placement Scheme seeks to improve connections between Māori knowledge and research so that Māori innovation potential can be realised through the placement of individuals.
DIG MY IDEA & DIGI Wananga
HKKAR in conjunction with ATEED organised a hugely successful DIGMYIDEA 2018, doubling the number of participants of l2017.
Jordon Messiter from Hamilton won the Rerenga o te Kora category (15-24) with ‘Homely’, a digital market place that connects with good landlors. Arena Williams from Auckland and Eric Goddard from Wellington won the Muranga o te Ahi category (25+) with ‘Kōwhiri’ – a digital election platform for iwi in Te Reo Māori and English.digital market place that connects tenants with good landlords.