Whakamahia

Support, information, and opportunities

Te Puni Kōkiri works across government and the private sector to support Māori development. This section includes information, services and opportunities, available to Māori through a range of organisations, including Te Puni Kōkiri.

Te toto o te tangata he kai, Te oranga o te tangata he whenua

Food is (the source of) man's blood (bodily strength), the land is (the source of) his well-being (spiritual strength)

Culture

New Zealand Honours

Our honours system is a way for New Zealand to say thanks and well done to those who have served and those who have achieved.

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Oranga Marae

Oranga Marae supports the physical and cultural revitalisation of marae, as centres of Māori identity and mātauranga.

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Te Pūtake o te Riri | Wars and Conflicts in New Zealand Fund

Across Aotearoa, whānau, hapū and iwi are planning and delivering events and initiatives to commemorate the New Zealand Wars.

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Te Reo Māori

Te Reo Māori is the indigenous language of Aotearoa, New Zealand. It is one of three official languages of the nation.

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Community

Māori Electoral Participation

To motivate and inform rangatahi to enrol and vote, Te Puni Kōkiri has launched a programme with a social media campaign using Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat.

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Māori Housing Network

The Māori Housing Network has been set up to support the energy, enthusiasm and entrepreneurship in the Māori housing sector with information, advice and practical support to build capability.

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Māori Wardens

Māori Wardens volunteer their services throughout New Zealand, providing support, security, traffic and crowd control, first aid, and other services to the community.

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Matika – Moving the Māori Nation

Moving the Māori Nation is a contestable fund to promote Whānau Ora through whakapakari tinana and is aimed at improving the wellbeing of whānau Māori.

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Official Information Act requests

The Official Information Act 1982 is intended to help New Zealanders to participate effectively in policy decisions and law making

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Rangatahi Suicide Prevention

Māori suicide rates are high in Aotearoa. Te Puni Kōkiri is working with other government agencies, expert groups and community organisations to reduce Māori suicide.

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Whānau Ora

Whānau Ora is about increasing the wellbeing of individuals and whānau to lead full lives and uses the power of whānau to improve the wellbeing of individuals and whānau.

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Whānau Ora Review

Calling for public submissions on Whānau Ora. Submissions can be made from 11 July to 15 August 2018.

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Development

Cadetships

Te Puni Kōkiri has been delivering the Cadetships programme since 2010. It is a programme that supports employers to develop, mentor, train and grow full-time permanent Māori staff in order for them to take on more senior roles within an organisation.

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Effective Governance

This effective governance information is designed to help trustees and directors of Māori organisations with their responsibilities and role as guardians and leaders.

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He kai kei aku ringa Fund 2018

The He kai kei aku ringa Fund encourages innovative projects that will help to achieve the vision and goals of the wider He kai kei aku ringa Strategy.

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IT and Innovation

Te Puni Kōkiri works in partnership with other government agencies and the private sector to develop policies and opportunities that support the growth and development of Māori within the Information Technology sector.

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Land, conservation and environment

Te Puni Kōkiri works in partnership with other government agencies and Te Puni Kōkiri stakeholders, to design and deliver policies that affect Māori and to ensure that Māori concerns and views around land and environment are integrated into government policies and practices.

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Māori Business Growth Support

Māori Business Growth Support is about helping Māori establish and grow their business. We do this by providing information, advice and brokering relationships.

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Māori Land Service Updates

Creating a new Māori Land Service focused on what land owners need is essential. Upcoming wānanga will ensure their voice directly informs the proposed new services.

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Skills, learning and education

Skills, Learning and Education is one of our five kaupapa, or priority areas. We work for Māori to be skilled, learned and innovative.

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Rangatahi

Our young people are the leaders of tomorrow, and Te Puni Kōkiri is committed to supporting rangatahi Māori to reach their full potential.

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Taiohi Ararau – Passport to Life

Taiohi Ararau – Passport to Life supports young Māori on their pathway to training and employment by helping them get essential documents like their driver’s licence and IRD number.

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Te Ara Mauwhare | Pathways to Home Ownership

Te Puni Kōkiri is working with rōpū across the motu to trial innovative approaches to assist whānau Māori into home ownership.

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Whenua Māori

Whānau development through land is a key focus for Te Puni Kōkiri. It works with Māori and other government agencies to better support Māori land owners to make the most of their whenua.

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