Nā koutou, nā mātou, nā tātou. Welcome to Whakapiki Ake.
Tuia te pō, tākiri te ao, kapohia te awatea.
Align our yesterday, as a platform for today to secure our tomorrow.
Whakapiki Ake and whānau working together.
Poipoia te kākano
Nurture the seed
and it will flourish
Whakapiki Ake is a Māori recruitment programme that works within a kaupapa Māori framework to support rangatahi Māori enrolled in secondary schools and kura.
We promote health as a career and entry into Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences health professional programmes.
We support the academic, cultural and social journey of students from Year 9 to graduation, inviting whānau to participate.
Am I eligible?
You are eligible for Whakapiki Ake because you have Māori whakapapa/ancestry.
How to register
Whakapiki Ake registration form can be found here
Māori Scholarship opportunities can be found here