Benefits

The Wi Pere Trust distributes a range of benefits to their beneficiaries as follows:
 
Distributions
A distribution of $30.00 per beneficial interest (share) is paid each year as follows:
$12 in December
$10 in February
$ 8 in June
 

Age Grants
An Age Grant of $200 is paid to all beneficiaries' 60 years of age and over. Applications should be made to the Secretary by 31 December each year.

An Age Grant of $300 is paid to beneficiaries aged 80 years or older. Applications should be made to the Secretary by 31 December each year.
 

Education Grants
Education grants are as follows:
Day students $100
Boarders $200
University and Tertiary Part time $175
University and Tertiary Full time $350
Applications should be made to the Secretary by 20 March each year.
 
Forms
Please note the applications for the 2017 Wi Pere Trust Education Grant applications have now closed.


Education Scholarship
The purpose of the Education Scholarships is to assist Wi Pere whanau to attend a tertiary institution to gain qualifications relevant to the Trust.

There are two new scholarships available each year for full time study, the scholarships are open to any member of the whanau who meet the criteria and are worth $3,500 per year.

Applications should be made to the Secretary by 31 January each year.
 
Forms
Please note that applications for the 2017 Wi Pere Trust Scholarship has now closed.


Tangi Grants
Tangi Grants of $400 are available for beneficiaries or their spouse and $200 for their children.
Applications should be made to the Secretary.


Rongopai Marae
Rongopai Marae of Waituhi is nationally renown and was established by Wi Pere's son Moanaroa for the Maori warrior Te Kooti. The marae land now resides in the name of the Wi Pere Whanau. Periodic grants are made by the Trust for insurance and maintenance.