Tuia 250 Voyage Trainee Programme

Join the Journey – be part of an unprecedented national event

Applications for the tuia 250 voyage trainee programme have now closed

All applicants will be notified about the outcome of their application by August 2019

We are taking expressions of interest for people who would like to join a wait list

To submit your interest for the wait list, follow these steps:

Step 2:

Submit an application by filling out a PDF version of the
Tuia 250 Voyage Trainee Application Form also available in te reo Māori.

Email your completed application form and your identification to Put the words ‘Tuia 250 Voyage Trainee’ in the email subject line, as well as your region, your city or district, and your full name.

Further information – Read through our FAQs or contact


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