We weave collective voices and drive equitable systems change so that communities, hapū and iwi can do what they do best.

He hoa mō te hohenga hapori

A partner for community action


Across and between
communities, hāpu
and iwi


So funding better responds to community, hāpu and iwi needs and aspirations


Both reflecting and reaching out

Check out our Annual Impact Report 2022-2023

Watch the Te Herenga Tāngata documentary

Revolutionising Funding: Our Unified Global Application is Changing the Game!

We’ve got some seriously exciting news to share with you – we’re flipping the script on the whole funding hustle with our latest innovation: one single, unified global funding application. It’s a total game-changer, not just for us but for all those who believe in what we do. We all know that filling out funding applications is a real headache. We simply don’t have time for that. Crafting different applications for different funders? It’s like trying to do a hundred things at once! So, we’ve cracked the code! One application to rule them all. This means less time wrestling with forms and more time diving into the heart of our mahi. And what makes our new application stand out? It’s direct, no-nonsense. It tells our story, our ambitions, and precisely how we plan to make things happen – no fancy jargon, no unnecessary fluff. Sure, getting the funds is a big deal, but fostering solid relationships with those who back our kaupapa is what truly matters. With this new application, it’s all about being crystal clear and upfront. We want our funding partners to see us for who we really are. This move is a serious game-changer for us, and we firmly believe it’s a step in the right direction for the funding realm. Our aim? To make life simpler for everyone and set a shining example for a more straightforward, honest way of getting things done. We’re super excited to witness the impact this will bring and where this journey will take us. Massive thanks for being a part of this thrilling ride with us!

Community-Led Funding Wānanga – Eastern Bay of Plenty – 27th October 2023

Te Here Tāngata – This Way of Life Hui E! Community Aotearoa has teamed up with ‘The 35 Collective’ a roopu of grassroots Māori community organisations in the Eastern Bay of Plenty rohe to shine the spotlight on their mahi in the community. The 35 Collective has named this taonga ‘Te Here Tāngata – This Way of Life,’ signifying the connections and bonds formed through the sharing of knowledge and wisdom of mātauranga Māori. It also represents our commitment to serving and uniting our whānau, hapū, and iwi, worldwide. Check out the trailer below!  Exploring Equitable Funding Solutions For Grassroots Māori Community Organisations We are excited to announce our very first Māori community-led funding workshop. During this event, we will launch the Te Herenga Tāngata documentary and work with funders to address funding application challenges. If you’re a small Māori community organisation in the Bay of Plenty rohe and find funding applications a challenge or simply want to explore available grants, we’ve got your back! In collaboration with Bay Trust and The 35 Collective, we’re bringing to you this community-led funding wānanga. Our goal is to equip you with the knowledge and tools needed to complete a funding application that will tautoko your mahi in the community.We know that grassroots community groups work tirelessly to uplift the hauora and well-being of our communities, even when resources are scarce. Let’s work together to make funding more accessible for our grassroots Māori community groups!Date: Friday, October 27, 2023 – 9:30 AMVenue: Te Kaha Bay Hotel Check out the flyer below for more details.

Navigating Funding Forums: Empowering Grassroots Community Groups

Funders Forums or Funding Expos, offer invaluable opportunities for members of our community to connect with funders and gain insights into potential avenues for financial support.

The Power of a Unified Global Funding Application: Why Hui E! has changed

Hui E! has decided to shake things up and change the script ourselves. We’re introducing a unified global funding application.