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He hono tangata e kore e motu, ka pā he taura waka e motu

A human bond cannot be severed, but a rope may snap

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New laws supporting connection to and development of Māori land

The Government has passed changes to Te Ture Whenua Māori Act, the governing legislation for Māori freehold land.

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Critical first aid equipment and training for rural Whakatōhea marae

The harrowing reality of a medical emergency at their marae has spurred Whakatōhea whānau into equipping and training themselves in first aid.

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Building lives through Māori cadetships

Jarrod Tua didn’t waste time when his building business had to down tools during COVID-19. He swapped his hammer for a computer and successfully applied for Te Puni Kōkiri funding to support four new cadets.

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How Ōtautahi Māori Wardens awhi communities in and out of COVID

One of the biggest struggles for Māori Wardens working through lockdown in Christchurch East, was being unable to give whānau what they desperately wanted - the simple power of a hug.

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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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