• 2018 World Indigenous Business Forum

    • Date: 09 October 2018 to 12 October 2018

    A major international platform to showcase Māori business, engage Indigenous people in global economic discussions and leverage indigenous trade.

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    • Registration required
    • Organiser: Te Ohu Whai Ao
  • Vacancies on health advisory committees

    • Date: 07 March 2018 to 29 March 2018

    The Ministry of Health is seeking nominations or applications for two roles on statutory health bodies.

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    • Open to the public, no booking required
    • Organiser: Ministry of Health
  • New housing development builds community spirit

    • Date: 02 March 2018

    A new marae based housing development in Christchurch is about building communities as much as building houses says Te Puni Kōkiri Regional Manager, Te Waipounamu, David Ormsby.

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  • The Venerable Wiremu Tutepuaki Kaua ONZM JP and Dr Doris Catherine Kaua PhD

    Kaumātua urges whānau to speak up about health

    • Date: 15 February 2018

    After collapsing a few years ago, a kaumātua who works for PHARMAC is encouraging whānau to speak up about their key concerns in Māori health.

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  • Pouto 2E Churchsite

    • Date: 10 February 2018
    • Time: 8.30 am – 1 pm

    Funding for hui to transfer block from Pouto 2E churchsite into Māori reservation for papakāinga/camping site.

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    • Registration required
    • Organiser: Jimmy and Mary Kemp Whanau Trust
  • Introduction to the Māori Housing Network

    This information is an introduction to the Māori Housing Network. The Māori Housing Network supports whānau, hapū and iwi with information, advice, and practical support to improve and develop Māori housing.

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  • Photo by Josie McClutchie

    Whareponga Papakāinga - The Legacy of Materoa

    • Date: 20 December 2017

    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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  • Father of four, Kenny Moenoa (Ngāti Toa) and son Zion Moenoa, 2017. Photo credit. Arian Heke.

    Giving whānau a fresh start

    • Date: 20 December 2017

    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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  • Henare Manaena and Mary Nunn, stand proudly in front of the new social housing development and infrastructure support that has started at Hurunui-o-Rangi Marae, 2017. Photo courtesy of Henare Manaena.

    New social housing build underway in rural Wairarapa

    • Date: 16 November 2017

    In a bid to make the pā vibrant again, a new six home social housing development, infrastructure support and rebuild of the marae has started at Hurunui-o-Rangi Marae, 10km east of Carterton.

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  • Te Kaha o Te Rangatahi is supporting rangatahi to find their own voice through the #talk2me dance programme. Photo by Wiremu Grace.

    Te Kaha o te Rangatahi – Rangatahi coming up with their answers

    • Date: 07 November 2017

    Partnering with Te Puni Kōkiri has allowed Te Kaha o Te Rangatahi to support rangatahi suicide prevention through the #talktome 12 week hip hop dance programme. Encouraging rangatahi to reach out and talk to their peers, to their whānau, to anybody they need support from.

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  • The Turner whānau have made their papakāinga housing aspirations a reality with the completion of an eight bedroom home. Photo by Wiremu Grace.

    Turner whānau papakāinga – A place to call home

    • Date: 07 November 2017

    It all started with a whānau plan through Whānau Ora.

    With the support of the Māori Housing Network led by Te Puni Kōkiri the Turner whānau now have a place to call home with the completion of an 8-bedroom papakāinga in Ngaruawāhia. In addition to building their home, they have established a whānau Trust and created a thriving mussel fritter business.

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  • Cutting our own track and walking it

    • Date: 03 November 2017

    The owners and trustees of Aorangi Māori Trust Board are amongst those leading the way in Hawkes Bay with an eight home papakāinga build at Waipatu.

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  • Site Visit to Turuturu-Mokai

    • Date: 21 October 2017
    • Time: 1000 – 1600

    Join Te Hapimana King (Aotea Utanganui Education and Activities Officer) at Turuturu-mokai and discover the rich history of this pā site.

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    • Open to the public, no booking required
    • Organiser: South Taranaki
  • Battle of Te Kupenga a Taramainuku Pā

    • Date: 20 October 2017 to 21 October 2017

    Te Reo Irirangi o Te Mānuka Tūtahi Trust presents the broadcasting and onling video streaming of the commemoration service of the Battle of Te Kupenga a Taramainuku Pā.

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    • Open to the public, no booking required
    • Organiser: Te Reo Irirangi o Te Manuka Tutahi Trust
  • I Shall Not Die - New Zealand Wars Documentary Series

    • Date: 16 October 2017 to 21 October 2017
    • Time: 1000 – 1600

    In the Museum theatre we are screening the New Zealand Wars 1-5 in commemoration of the South Taranaki Land Wars of 1860-1872

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    • Open to the public, no booking required
    • Organiser: Aotea Utanganui - Museum of South Taranaki
  • Te Puni Kōkiri: Te Waipounamu Regional Profile 2017

    • Date: 10 October 2017

    Te Puni Kōkiri measures a range of outcomes that fall within Whakapapa (te reo Māori and connection to iwi), Oranga (whānau well-being and whānau housing), Whairawa (whenua and whanaketanga), and Whanaungatanga (Crown-Māori relationships).

    This publication provides an insight into the growth and development of Māori within Te Waipounamu and within these outcomes.

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  • Rotorua programme helps whānau buy homes

    • Date: 27 September 2017

    Inez White founded Indigenuity Limited, which is giving first homebuyers and whānau the help they need to own their own homes in Rotorua.

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  • Speed-Dating for a Better Whare

    • Date: 27 September 2017

    More than a dozen whānau in Murihiku have safer and warmer homes after a day of speed dating with builders, insulators, roofers and finance experts.

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  • Thousands Engage in Rangatahi Vote Campaign

    • Date: 25 September 2017

    It has been all go for the Te Puni Kōkiri ‘For Future’s Sake Vote’ street team, which has been on the road for the past three months encouraging young Māori to vote in last weekend’s election.

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  • Ngāpuhi ki Ōtautahi HUI

    • Date: 28 August 2017
    • Time: 6.30pm – 9pm

    Ngāpuhi ki Ōtautahi HUI – All welcome! Haere mai e ngā maramara o Rāhiri!

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    • Open to the public, no booking required
    • Organiser: Ngāpuhi ki Ōtautahi
  • Better administration of Social Policy Consultation

    • Date: 14 August 2017 to 15 September 2017

    The Government is proposing changes to the way Inland Revenue manages Working for Families and Child support, and they need your feedback. Consultation closes 15 September 2017.

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    • Open to the public, no booking required
    • Organiser: New Zealand Government
  • Mitchell Jaram

    Whakatāne community step up to healthier lifestyle

    • Date: 10 August 2017

    150 participants from Te Whare Wānanga o Awanuiārangi and the Whakatāne community took up a healthier lifestyle challenge - Hikoi ki te Hauora – and won.

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  • ‘Turning of the sod’ ceremony at Kokohinau Marae papakāinga to mark the commencement of the papakāinga build, 2017. Pictured from left to right: Whakatāne District Council Deputy Mayor, Judy Turner, Māori Development Minister, Hon Te Ururoa Flavell and Kokohinau Marae Kuia, Merehuka Holt.

    Kokohinau Marae papakāinga to house Edgecumbe whānau affected by floods

    • Date: 10 August 2017

    Kokohinau Marae has kick-started its papakāinga housing development with a ‘turning of the sod’ ceremony in Edgecumbe. The papakāinga development will be used to help house whānau who lost their homes in the Edgecumbe floods in April.

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  • New initiative helps whānau find successful housing independence

    • Date: 03 August 2017

    A new home ownership initiative is proving a success amongst Rotorua whānau as they achieve housing independence or enter into the final stages of owning their own homes.

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  • ‘Turning of the sod’ ceremony at Kokohinau Marae papakāinga to mark the commencement of the papakāinga build, 2017. Pictured from left to right: Whakatāne District Council Deputy Mayor, Judy Turner, Māori Development Minister, Hon Te Ururoa Flavell and Kokohinau Marae Kuia, Merehuka Holt.

    Marae housing helps Edgecumbe whānau affected by floods

    • Date: 19 July 2017

    Kokohinau Marae have kick-started their papakāinga housing development with a ‘turning of the sod’ ceremony in Edgecumbe. The papakāinga development will be used to help house whānau who lost their homes in the Edgecumbe floods in April.

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