An ‘uru’ is also a term used to describe a grove of trees. The oldest groves of trees in the forest were considered noble leaders, providing shelter and support and empowering others within the forest to grow.
These symbols and ideas inspire the programmes and services offered by Ka Uruora to support and empower whānau to achieve financial independence and improve financial wellbeing.
Ka Uruora was established by Te Kotahitanga o Te Atiawa Trust and Te Kāhui o Taranaki Trust as a collective iwi charitable trust to facilitate and oversee the delivery of services and solutions for iwi members.
Ka Uruora services include financial education, savings and housing solutions to support iwi whānau members to achieve financial independence and improve financial wellbeing.
From its origins in Taranaki, Ka Uruora is now expanding into other regions to support iwi across the motu deliver services and support for their whānau members.
To take advantage of our Ka Uruora opportunities, you must be a registered member of one or more of our partner Iwi.
If you’re not registered with your Iwi, click on your iwi link below – do it now!