Whānau Ora Fact Sheet

Whānau, Innovation, Integration and Engagement Fund

  • In October Te Puni Kōkiri opened applications to the Whānau, Innovation, Integration and Engagement Fund available to support whānau to engage with each other, with other whānau, communities and providers.
  • In 2010/11 $6.6m will be available for activities that build whānau capability, strengthen whānau connections, support the development of whānau leadership and enhance best outcomes for whānau.
  • The Fund will be open to Whānau Ora providers selected through the EOI process; as well as NGOs like iwi, hapu and rünanga; whānau trusts; and marae committees etc. The Regional Leadership Groups will assess applications to the Fund.
  • Activities funded include developing whānau plans; implementing priority parts of whānau plans; producing information and resources for whānau; and supporting whānau-based activities. Information and assistance to apply to the Fund can be directed to all regional Te Puni Kōkiri offices.

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