If you are Māori aged 18-37 years and want to make a difference in the Wairoa community, this programme is for you. Over nine months you will learn about governance, innovation, and ways to contribute to local community change.
Ma te whakapakari i ngā pūkenga o te tangata, ka eke poutama ai ngā iwi Māori ki ngā taumata tiketike.
He karanga tēnei ki a koutou ngā rangatira mo āpōpō!
Who is it for?
Anyone based around the Wairoa area committed to making a difference to their community, Iwi and whānau through effective governance and leadership. Full scholarships will be awarded to those who are:
Young, passionate Māori between the ages of 18 and 37
Living in the Wairoa region, or who whakapapa to iwi from the Wairoa region (but are based in other places around Aotearoa)
Keen to engage in a fun and practical programme and committed to the whole programme journey (all touchpoints)
Interested in discovering their strengths as governors and future leaders
Willing to give back to their community in the form of projects with Māori Trusts and community members
What DOES THE NINE MONTH PROGRAMME JOURNEY LOOK LIKE?
What do we cover IN THE PROGRAMME?
We have run training programmes for more than 800 Māori leaders across Aotearoa. Often our programme alumni comment that our training was a fun experience and full of learning. We integrate activities and stories, and don’t require previous governance experience for you to participate. If you’re interested in the following concepts, then we have the programme for you:
Indigenous approaches to governance and enterprise growth
The roles and responsibilities of trustees when holding a governance position
The most common risks that Māori trusts experience and how to manage them
Navigating future trends that will change the world and our communities
How to develop great strategy for a Māori trust or new enterprise
Entrepreneurial principles to accelerate enterprise growth
10 ways to innovate in a company to keep it ahead of the game
Ways to measure and monitor progress towards your strategy
Operational tools and systems that ensure things get done
How to have effective trustee meetings that focus on the right things
Tricks to improve communication between all people you engage with
WHAT CONCEPTS WILL WE EXPLORE?
WHAT ARE THE THINGS I CAN GAIN FROM PARTICIPATING?
Build your confidence and mindset - around your ability to make a contribution to your community and to governance boards
Strengthen your strategic thinking skills - around social, business and organisational issues
Practice applying governance concepts - and applying these to real life case studies
Build your network - with dozens of others
Career progression - adding a range of useful management skills to your CV (such as risk management, strategy and communications)