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Apply for a Scholarship

Applications for the for the Annie Aranui Scholarship are currently open.

You can download the Annie Aranui Scholarship Application Form here

Applications are currently open.

For more information about the Annie Aranui Scholarship please contact  

Support the Scholarship

If you would like to donate to the Annie Aranui Scholarship (any amount small or large welcome), please deposit this directly into the HB Youth Futures Trust bank account: 03-1518-0183133-00 noting that it is for the Annie Aranui Scholarship.


Chair - James Truman
Kaiwhakahere, Tumu Timbers Limited

To'osavili Nigel Bickle
Chief Executive, Hastings District Council

Louise Miller
Chief Executive, Napier City Council

Talalelei Taufale
Pacific Health Development Manager, Hawke’s Bay District Health Board

Hamish Whyte
Chief Executive, Furnware

Paul Hursthouse
Manager, Business Relationship Unit and Trades Academy, Eastern Institute of Technology

Sarah-Jo Barley
Managing Director, The Development Hub

The trustees also receive support from the representatives from Ministry of Social Development and Te Taiwhenua o Heretaunga.

The Trustees are committed, in attaining its purposes to:

  • Inspiring people to reach their full potential
  • Working cooperatively with others in the youth employment area
  • Maintaining the highest standards of professionalism and integrity
  • Respecting and implementing the dual heritage of the partners of Te Tiriti o Waitangi (the Treaty of Waitangi) and,
  • Respecting the cultural diversity of people and encouraging young people from all nationalities to utilise the Trust’s facilities and services.


For more information around the HBYFT contact

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