Tuesday April 25, 2017   Last updated 08:54AM
max
°
min
°

On Air Now | Radio Waatea

07:00am - 10:00am
Scholarships building confidence in Māori managers

Share to Email
Share to RSS
Share to Print

The chair of a trust which will spend half a million dollars this year on Māori tertiary scholarships says getting Māori into senior positions takes a long term strategy.

Te Putea Whakatipu Trust has 50 $10,000 scholarships on offer for students working towards degrees in business and management, fisheries and aquaculture science, agriculture and agribusiness.

Richard Jefferies says there is a lot of catching up to do

”For a long time, pre the treaty settlement period, we were kind of, not shut out but certainly left out of alot of decision making. Even though our own business was left out and I know alot of Māori trust and corporations have had other people, not Maori, running their operations. So I think there’s been quiet a long period of dormancy and it will take a little while to rebuild our confidence. Now is the time to really start to think about how we bring our young people through to fill these positions and I think the confidence is there now” says Richard Jefferies from Te Putea Whakatipu Trust.


Copyright © 2013, Uma Broadcasting Ltd


Rheumatic Fever

E-Tangata-23042017
Waatea TV
 
Tainui Stephens on Paakiwaha
Tainui Stephens on Paakiwaha
Green Party MP Marama Davidson
A weekly korero on Mondays with Marama Davidson of the Greens Party.
Tuia Te Here Tangata Spokesperson Shaila Anderson
Care Packages for Mental Stress. Shaila is working with the mayor of Palmerston North about this kaupapa.
Paul Thomas, campaigner for the Forgotten Fallen on Paakiwaha
Paul Thomas on Paakiwaha
Te Tai Tokerau MP Kelvin Davis
A weekly korero with Kelvin Davis of the NZ Labour Party on Radio Waatea 603am.
CTU Vice-President Maori Syd Keepa
Workplace Safety or the lack of it. Syd Keepa discusses this kaupapa with Dale Husband on te wahanga Parakuihi.
Gareth Hughes on Paakiwaha
Gareth Hughes on Paakiwaha
Grant Schofield on Paakiwaha
Grant Schofield on Paakiwaha
The fear of admitting our Prison and Justice system is racist
MARTYN 'BOMBER' BRADBURY: The fear that seems to underpin so many of those voices attacking the Waitangi Tribunal's response that the failure to lower Maori incarceration and reoffending amounts to a Treaty breach needs to be acknowledged.
How Maori, young voters and Women will decide the 2017 Election
MARTYN 'BOMBER' BRADBURY: If we look at the opinion poll stats 6 months out from the last 3 elections, National over poll by a significant percentage, Labour over poll by a smaller percentage, the Greens are static and NZ First rises when Labour's vote collapses.
NZ water should be for Kiwi's. Full stop.
WILLIE JACKSON OPINION: What is going on with our water?
0
TMP2
p waateap listenp podcastp rssp facebookp twittercontactus

Submit


Glossary

Subscribe

To receive regular updates from Waatea News.