Ka Hao is now the collaboration priority for the kaimahi of Te Ao Hangarau.
With support from Te Puni Kokiri Ka Hao: Maori Digital Technology Development Fund, we're taking our vision for rangatahi futures in creative digital industries from moemoea to reality. The Ka Hao project is all about getting rangatahi interested in digi-tech and growing them as digital natives.
For us, that spark of interest is key! We encourage rangatahi to get engaged, educated and employed in the creative digital tech space, by:
The Ka Hao kaupapa in a nutshell is what we like to call 'The Pipeline', which aims to funnel rangatahi from our first interactions at wānanga through to pathway planning.
If they decide study in this arena is the right path for them, we provide advice, support and scholarship opportunities.
From the tertiary education stepping stone, we continue the kōrero with our rangatahi and allow the opportunity for four to intern with us each year. This internship/tauira programme gives them the professional and practical experience and networks to move into gainful employment in a career they truly enjoy.