2019 Hoe Tahi Addiction Scholarship


The Hoe Tahi Addiction Scholarships are for those intending to undertake study in 2019 in a qualification which contributes to minimising addiction-related harm.


The Hoe Tahi addiction scholarships aim to strengthen the addiction treatment workforce by growing the capability of those working to minimise addiction-related harm. 


Candidates MUST be:

  • A New Zealand citizen or New Zealand permanent resident.
  • Those pursuing a career within the addiction treatment system.
  • Studying in New Zealand.
  • Study MUST be relevant to those already working in the health and allied sectors wanting to enhance their understanding and knowledge of working with people who experience addiction related harm.


  • Addiction practitioners of Māori 
  • Those working in kaupapa ake services
  • Rangatahi (Youth)
  • Rangatahi practitioners
  • Applicants with lived experience thinking of a career in the addiction treatment system
  • Those servicing rural and remote areas.


  • Complete an online application
  • Attach all required documentation to your online application
  • Submit online application before the closing date.

Please note: Late or incomplete applications will not be considered.


Application open: 12 November 2018

Applications close: 16 January 2019

For further information please contact our Te Rau Matatini Scholarship Team on 0800 MATATINI (0800 628 284) or e-mail us.

Click here to complete the application form.