Kia ora koutou, thank you to all the whānau who visited us at our Hui-ā-Iwi stall in Ōtepoti from Friday 20 – Sunday 22 November. To all the new members who joined Whai Rawa – ka pai. We’re excited to see you create a better future through greater wealth and wellbeing.

If you weren’t able to visit us and still want to join, see our advertisement on the inside back cover of this magazine or go to:

Still time for matched savings*

There is still time to qualify for matched savings – if you are quick. Any deposits made before 31 December will help towards eligibility. For every $1 adult members aged 16-64 years old save in 2015, Te Rūnanga will contribute another $1. For child members (under 16 years old as at 31 December), Te Rūnanga will contribute $4 for every $1 saved. Matched savings for your 2015 savings are paid at the end of March 2016. For ways to save visit our website

* Te Rūnanga matched savings and distributions are available to all members under 65 years old and are subject to RSCT (retirement scheme contribution tax) deducted at your personal RSCT rate. Matched Savings are capped at $200 per member, per calendar year.

Christmas closure

This year, the Whai Rawa office and call centre will be closed from 23 December and will reopen on Monday 11 January. We apologise for any inconvenience, but look forward to hearing from you in the New Year. Have a happy and safe holiday with your whānau.

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