Haere mai,
Nau mai

He aha te mea nui o te ao? He tangata, he tangata, he tangata.

What is the greatest thing in the world? It is people, it is people, it is people.

Housing: Finding the strength to ask for help in Takou Bay

Georgina Taiapo is one of our Housing Repairs recipients who lives in the beautiful Takou Bay. For 16 years Georgina made do with an unhealthy whare- raising her whānau without running water, flushing toilets or even power. She says her recent housing repairs has completely changed her life, including her outlook for the future.  

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Māori cadets get ‘hands on’ experience through the North Drill Limited cadetship programme in partnership with Te Puni Kōkiri. Photo by Wiremu Grace.

Cadets making a difference for whānau

North Drill Limited is providing people in Te Tai Tokerau with the opportunity to learn, grow and develop. The company utilises the concepts of whakapapa and whanaungatanga to recruit and train cadets.

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New beginning for Waitara kaumātua

Makere and Doug Pike are among five kaumatua who have just moved into the new kaumatua flats, opened by Te Atiawa Kaumātua Housing Trust with support from our Māori Housing Network.

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Legacy Clarke (Ngāti Tūwharetoa) and Kortez Gomez (Waikato) at their Pae Aronui graduation at the Pārāwera Marae.

Life-saving skills learned through Pae Aronui

Two Waikato-based rangatahi share their story about how they learned life-saving skills that helped them keep their nana alive as part of a programme they recently graduated from.

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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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