Ngāi Tahu Tourism is delighted to launch a brand new scholarship – Te Pia Tāpoi, for Ngāi Tahu students.

The Te Pia Tāpoi Scholarship is an opportunity for Ngāi Tahu students studying towards a tourism qualification. We are looking for future stars who love the tourism industry and want to make their mark. We will be offering support with study fees, the chance for paid holiday work and invaluable work experience plus amazing opportunities to grow your cultural skills and learn more about your iwi.
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Ask any tourist (or local for that matter) what they think of when someone mentions New Zealand – Spectacular scenery? Lord of the Rings? Bungy jumping? Sooner rather than later, someone will say, “sheep.”

Sheep helped build New Zealand’s economy. They helped define our national identity through farming. And they even gave us a rich vein of humour; who can resist a sheep joke? [Read more…]