Te Puni Kokiri

Language preference: Māori English

Language preference: Māori English


465B Devon Street East, Strandon, New Plymouth 4312

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

About us

The New Plymouth office is part of the Te Tai Hauāuru region of Te Puni Kōkiri. 

Regional Manager

Our Regional Manager is Willis Katene.


If you have a Māori event in New Plymouth that you wish to promote on this page, please visit Rauika and enter the details.

General enquiries

For all other general enquiries please email us or phone us on 06 759 5450.

Contact us

Our office can be reached via our phone number 06-759-5450 or at tpk.tetaihauauru@tpk.govt.nz.

465B Devon Street East, Strandon, New Plymouth 4312

P O Box 744, New Plymouth 4340

Tel: 06-759-5450
Fax: 06-759-4601

Local events and updates

Latest events and updates for this section are listed below.

  • Ngā Manu Kōrero National Competition 2017

    • Date: 20 September 2017 to 22 September 2017

    The national secondary speech contests are now entering their 52nd year and the national finals this year will be hosted by Ngā Manu Kōrero 2017 ki Taranaki.

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    • Open to the public, no booking required
    • Organiser: Ngā Manu Kōrero ki Taranaki
  • Te Whānau a Apanui Mandate Strategy

    • Date: 16 June 2017 to 29 June 2017

    The Office of Treaty Settlements (OTS) invites submissions, views or inquiries concerning the Te Whānau a Apanui draft mandate strategy.

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    • Open to the public, no booking required
    • Organiser: Office of Treaty Settlements
  • Tiki Taane Mahuta - TSB Showplace, New Plymouth

    • Date: 31 May 2017
    • Time: 7pm – 9pm

    Live music, theatre, aerial performance, contemporary dance, kapa haka, mau rākau and hip hop unite in Tiki Taane Mahuta. Starring Tiki Taane.

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    • Registration required
    • Organiser: Taki Rua Productions
  • Minister visits flood stricken areas

    • Date: 11 April 2017

    During the weekend the Minister for Māori Development, Te Ururoa Flavell, and the Minister of Transport, Simon Bridges, flew into the Waiariki region with District Mayor Tony Bonne to assess the damage as a result of the devastation caused by ex-tropical cyclone Debbie.

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  • Applications open for Freshwater Improvement Fund

    • Date: 10 April 2017

    The Ministry of Environment – Te Manatū mō te Taiao has announced that the Freshwater Improvement Fund (the Fund) is currently open for applications. The Fund provides $100 million over the next 10 years to improve the management of New Zealand’s freshwater bodies.

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