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PRESTIGIOUS KUPE SCHOLARSHIP MURITERE APIATA AT PARLIAMENT WLG

by wynyardmm on 28 Jul 2017

 
PRESTIGIOUS KUPE SCHOLARSHIP MURITERE APIATA AT PARLIAMENT WLG
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NORTHERN ADVOCATE 25 Jul, 2017 12pm
Muritere Apiata, from Kawakawa, with her husband Isaiah (Matiu) and their eldest child Kotahi Te Manu at the Kupe Scholarship ceremony at Parliament last week.
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Two Far North student teachers have been awarded a prestigious Kupe Scholarship worth more than $15,000 to support their study.

Jasmine Pirini, from North Hokianga, and Muritere Apiata, from Kawakawa, were presented the awards by Associate Education Minister Tim Macindoe in a ceremony held in Parliament.

The prestigious scholarships recognise highly accomplished Maori and Pacific students and support them to complete their teaching qualification and gain further success teaching in New Zealand.

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Kupe scholarship recipients will have their course fees paid; receive a $15,000 study allowance, professional mentoring and assistance with finding a job.

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