“Maaku anoo e hanga i tooku nei whare” Taa Kiingi Taawhiao

We are proud to bring you the Tooku Nei Whare Workshops. Our waananga aim to tautoko, educate and provide resources to our Iwi that will prepare you for your Home Ownership Journey. 

Some key messages whaanau have attended had to say was: 

  • “All Iwi members should do this waananga”
  • “Best workshop I have been to, informative with practical advice”

We want to help you achieve your home ownership aspirations. Come along to a waananga and find out what whaanau are talking about. 

*Please do not register for multiple workshops as it may result in your registration being void, if you have any enquiries please email us – [email protected] 

Sorted kaainga ora programme

Do you want some information and assistance to build the long-term wellbeing of your whaanau? Sorted Kaainga Ora is a programme to help whaanau Maaori achieve their housing aspirations.

This programme would be ideal for Waikato-Tainui whaanau who haveAttended a Home Ownership Workshop, Are working towards Home Ownership & Can commit to the workshop dates starting on Wednesday 3rd March every Wednesday evening 6pm – 8pm through to Wednesday 21st April, venue will be confirmed with successful applicants

Following the workshop whaanau will be provided with navigation support. There are no tests or assessments in Sorted Kaainga Ora –just practical tools to help you set goals and put a plan into action to achieve them, the programme is FREE.


  • all adults in your whaanau who contribute to the weekly budget will attend the 8 workshops
  • your whaanau will do some homework between sessions – such as keeping a spending diary, and working on your money plan


At the end of the programme, you will have developed a plan to achieve your housing aspirations. You will know whether you:

  • are ready and able to move toward home ownership
  • need to grow your savings
  • want to continue renting a home

Come along and learn valuable skills!

Learn more than the fundamentals of purchasing a home, you’ll get tips and advice from experienced facilitators that will help prepare you and your whaanau on your home ownership journey.

  • Purchasing a home, Goal Setting
  • How to use the SMART Technique
  • Finances
  • Options regarding the type of home you can purchase
  • Different ways to purchase a home
  • The steps of purchasing a home
  • Post Settlement and so much more!

Are you ready to be 'Good with Money?

Waikato-Tainui have been working in conjunction with BNZ to deliver Financial Literacy Workshops. Because Money and Finances is one of life’s foundation blocks and ensuring that you have your foundation right can help in achieving your happily ever after.

We want our Iwi to be financially capable, and to achieve all the milestones they’d like to, such as becoming a Homeowner, which is a means of providing long term financial security and can be an investment in yours and your whaanau’s future.

Our facilitators are looking forward to showing you some tools that can assist you in understanding your financial situation, battling debt and so much more!

Zui' Mai!

No matter where in Te Ao Whaanui (The World) you are, if you have Internet service and a capable device, we can hono to you with our home ownership workshop by zui’. With the recent raahui (Lockdown) in Aotearoa, Zoom let’s us hold hui with one another to ensure we are staying connected, which is very important over this time & moving forward for our people.

So, how does Zui’ Mai work?

Set over 2 evenings, the webinars go for 2 hours each evening, the perfect solution if you are wanting to attend a home ownership workshop in the convenience of your own whare – no need to dress up!