Each year the Hauraki Māori Trust Board through the Pare Hauraki Fishing Trust offer Sports Grants to our Iwi members.
For more information on Grant’s available, please click the link below:
Past Sports Grant Recipients
Shayna Tapara Wirihana
Of Ngāti Maru, Ngāti Pukenga ki Waiau and Ngaati Whanaunga, Shayna is inspired to be become the strongest woman in the world! Shayna used her Sporting Grant to help travel and compete in the 2019 Southern Hemisphere Strongest Humans competition in Australia.
Of Ngāti Tamaterā, Case travelled with the New Zealand Water- ski team to compete in the 2019 Australia/Kiwi Water-ski competition held in Myuna Bay, NSW Australia. Case competed in 3 events; the trick, slalom and jump. Case has always strived to be the best version of herself from dux at St Josephs Māori Girls College, to becoming the first female engineering officer in the Royal NZ Air force.
Of Ngāti Hako, Ngāti Tamaterā and Ngaati Whanaunga, Reuben was one of the youngest players to represent Aotearoa in the U20 New Zealand Gridiron (American Football) at the recent Down Under Tournament on the Gold Coast, Australia.
Nehemiah (Miah) Riki Williams
Of Ngāti Tamatera, Miah has been refereeing touch for over 20 years and was selected to referee at the 2019 Touch World cup in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The Board was pleased to be able to support Miah to achieve his goal.