Cabinet papers

Proactively released Cabinet Papers.

United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples - Update on the development of the Declaration Plan  

  • Published: 22 April 2022

These documents provided a report back to Cabinet on feedback from targeted engagement with iwi, hapū, whānau and Māori organisations on their aspirations for the development of a plan to implement the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples and sought Cabinet agreement to the next steps for drafting the Declaration plan.

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Te Tumu mō te Pae Tawhiti

  • Published: 20 April 2022

These documents sought agreement to an updated approach to Te Pae Tawhiti, the whole-of-government response to issues raised in the Wai 262 claim. The updated work programme seeks to create sustainable economic opportunities based on our unique place in the world, galvanise economic activity, enhance our cultural identity and protect and restore the wellbeing of our environment.

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COVID-19 Response: Responding to Community need through Whānau Ora Commissioning Agencies and Iwi Connections

  • Published: 02 February 2022

These documents sought approval for funding from the COVID-19 Response and Resilience Fund to support the work of Whānau Ora providers and Iwi to meet the increased whānau and community need for immediate support and services in response to the outbreak of the COVID-19 Delta variant.

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Māori Purposes Bill: Approval for Introduction

  • Published: 20 December 2021

These documents sought Cabinet’s agreement for the introduction of the Māori Purposes Bill

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United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples: Next Steps for a Declaration Plan

  • Published: 30 June 2021

This document sought Cabinet’s agreement for the Ministry of Māori Development to a two-step engagement process to further progress the development of a national plan to implement the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (the Declaration) .

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Supporting the Māori Economy and Achieving Economic and Social Outcomes through Te Kupenga Hao Pāuaua

  • Published: 25 February 2021

These documents have informed the Government’s Progressive Procurement policy.

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