All 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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Te Puni Kōkiri Monitoring Report: Review of Ministry of Social Development employment services and programmes in Auckland

  • Published: 26 June 2020

In 2020 Te Puni Kōkiri refreshed its State Sector Effectiveness monitoring function. These documents relate to that work and include Cabinet’s agreement on the refreshed monitoring function of Te Puni Kōkiri, the Minute Decision, and the pilot review of Ministry of Development employment services and programmes in Auckland

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Whānau Development Through Whenua: Rating Matters

  • Published: 27 February 2020

These papers relate to Cabinet approval to amendments to support the use and development of Māori freehold land and to modernise rating legislation affecting Māori freehold land.

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Te Ao Pāpāho - Māori Media Sector Shift: High Level Options

  • Published: 17 February 2020

These papers relate to the vision and outcome statements to guide the Māori media sector shift; and three high level options for the future of the Māori media sector, for feedback through targeted engagement with the sector.

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Te Ao Pāpāho Ki Tua - Progressing the Māori Media Sector Shift

  • Published: 17 February 2020

These papers relate to a two-stage approach for progressing the Māori media sector shift

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Modernisation of Māori Wardens: Next Steps

  • Published: 30 January 2020

These documents report on modernisation choices made by Māori Wardens at their National Conference on 18-19 July 2019, and the Working Group the Minister for Māori Development established; and seek agreement to draw down the $3.75m set aside in Budget 2019.

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Te Ture Whenua Māori (Succession, Dispute Resolutions, and Related Matters) Amendment Bill

  • Published: 14 November 2019

These papers sought Cabinet approval to introduce Te Ture Whenua Māori (Succession, Dispute Resolutions, and Related Matters) Amendment Bill to the House of Representatives.

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Roles and Responsibilities of Te Puni Kōkiri and Te Arawhiti

  • Published: 05 November 2019

These documents relate to Cabinet decisions on the roles and responsibilities of Te Puni Kōkiri and Te Arawhiti

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Maihi Karauna Implementation Plan

  • Published: 05 November 2019

These papers relate to the final Maihi Karauna Implementation Plan, related key legislative and system reviews, and the intention for a cross-agency package for Budget 2020.

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Whānau Ora – Lasting Change: Response to the Review Findings

  • Published: 27 September 2019

These documents noted the response of te Minita mō Whānau Ora to key findings of the Review and sought Cabinet’s agreement to establish an independent reference group.

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Developing a Whole-of-Government Strategy for WAI 262

  • Published: 28 August 2019

These documents relate to Cabinet decisions on a whole-of-Government work programme to address the issues raised in the WAI 262 claim.

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Overseas travel: Hon Nanaia Mahuta – North America

  • Published: 29 July 2019

These documents report on the Minister’s travel to North America.

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Te Ture Whenua Maori (Succession, Dispute Resolution and Related Matters) Amendment Bill

  • Published: 20 June 2019

This Cabinet paper responds to Cabinet’s invitation to provide options for realising opportunities for Māori land.

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Positioning Te Puni Kōkiri for Strategic Impact

  • Published: 18 June 2019

These documents relate to Cabinet’s agreement on the positioning of Te Puni Kōkiri for Strategic Impact.

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Te Puni Kōkiri's Monitoring Function - Improving State Sector Performance

  • Published: 14 June 2019

These documents sought Cabinet’s agreement on the refreshed monitoring function of Te Puni Kōkiri and updated forward work programme.

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Proposed Overseas Travel – North America

  • Published: 07 June 2019

These documents relate to Cabinet's agreement with regard to travel to North America.

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Te Ao Pāpāho - Māori Media Sector Shift - Current state of the sector

  • Published: 13 May 2019

This document sought Cabinet’s agreement to a guiding vision for the Māori media sector including outcomes and design principles that will inform its future state. Attached to the Cabinet paper is an overview paper that outlines the current state of the Māori media sector. The overview paper includes the challenges faced and the nature of the shift required to best serve audiences with te reo Māori and tikanga Māori content in a digital environment with changing consumer expectations.

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Overseas Travel: Hon Nanaia Mahuta – Chile

  • Published: 23 April 2019

These documents seek approval for and report on the Minister's travel to Chile.

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Developing a plan on New Zealand's progress on the United Nations

  • Published: 10 April 2019

This document sought Cabinets agreement for the Ministry of Māori Development to lead a process to develop a declaration plan on New Zealand's progress towards the objectives of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous People (UNDRIP).

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Initial response to the review of Whānau Ora

  • Published: 01 April 2019

This document sought Cabinet's agreement to release the report from the review of Whānau Ora: "Whānau Ora Review: Tipu Matoro ki Te Ao: Final Report to the Minister for Whānau Ora." It also sought to dissolve the Whānau Ora Partnership Group ahead of new governance arrangements. These documents have been proactively released.

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Cabinet Paper – Maihi Karauna Final Strategy and Implementation Approach

  • Published: 22 February 2019

These documents sought Cabinet's agreement to amend and finalise the Maihi Karauna, which is the Crown's strategy for Māori language revitalisation for 2018-2023.

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