Te Puni Kokiri

Language preference: Māori English

Language preference: Māori English

Haere mai,
Nau mai

E kore ahau e ngaro, he kākano i ruia mai i Rangiatea

I will never be lost, the seed broadcast from Rangiatea (the sacred place in Hawaiki) - Manawatu pepeha

Whareponga papakāinga - The legacy of Materoa

It has been a long journey for Whareponga whānau but it is all worth it. A new papakāinga development is paving the way to bring life back to their homeland. 

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A guide to papakāinga housing

This booklet is a guide to whānau papakāinga housing available to you, your whānau and community. It sets out the process for developing papakāinga housing in three stages with checklists, tips and advice to progress your papakāinga housing development.

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Giving whānau a fresh start

The Porirua Whānau Centre has been looking after whānau for the last 23 years. One of six family centres in New Zealand, the Porirua Whānau Centre in Cannons Creek is a friendly, welcoming place. Chief Executive, Liz Kelly, describes it as a ‘hub’ for the community.

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Pūhoro – growing rangatahi success in science

There aren't enough Māori working in science, technology, engineering and mathematics and the Pūhoro academy in Palmerston North is doing something about it. Now, Pūhoro students' are achieving pass rates that surpass nationwide averages.

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Conservation Board Vacancies 2018

  • Date: 21 December 2017 to 02 February 2018

The Minister of Conservation is responsible for appointing members to Conservation Boards across Aotearoa New Zealand and is seeking nominations for membership.

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Seeking EOI for new Digital advisory group

  • Date: 05 January 2018 to 31 January 2018

The Minister for Broadcasting, Communications & Digital Media, Hon Clare Curran is seeking Expressions of Interest for a new Ministerial Advisory Group on the Digital Economy and Digital Inclusion.

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Try-Whanau Triathlon & Festival (Try-Whanau)

  • Date: 04 February 2018
  • Location: Bluff Oyster Festival Site, Cnr Lee St & Barrow Sts, BLUFF, BLUFF, Southland

Try-Whanau Triathlon & Festival is about whanau being active together regardless of age, ability or mobility; from pepi to kaumatua. Oranga wairua, oranga tinana, oranga whanau - Kotahitanga!

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Mō Te Puni Kōkiri

Who we are

Te Puni Kōkiri leads Māori Public Policy and advises on policy affecting Māori wellbeing.

We are the principal advisor on Government-Māori relationships. We monitor policy and legislation, and we provide government with high quality policy advice.

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