Rangatahi Leadership and Development

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

Our Mahi

We are teaming up with whānau, community leaders and employers all over the country to assist our young people on a pathway to further education, training and employment.

Check out the links below to learn more about the mahi we do with rangatahi throughout Aotearoa.

Pae Aronui

Improving education, training and employment outcomes for rangatahi Māori aged 15-24 years that are NEET and/or at risk of becoming NEET.

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Taiohi Ararau

Taiohi Ararau - Passport to Life supports young Māori on their pathway to training and employment by helping them get essential documents.

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Cadetships

The Cadetships programme supports employers to develop, mentor, train and grow full-time permanent Māori staff.

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Rangatahi Suicide Prevention

Māori suicide rates are high in Aotearoa. To reduce Māori suicide Te Puni Kōkiri partners with other agencies, expert groups and community organisations.

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Ngā Kaupapa me ngā Pānui

Kua rārangi mai ngā kaupapa me ngā pānui ki raro iho nei.

  • Te Kuia Me Te Pūngāwerewere

    • Date: 05 September 2019
    • Time: 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM

    A free children's theatre production performed entirely in te reo Māori.

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    • Open to the public, no booking required
    • Organiser: Taki Rua
  • RARANGA TAHI 2019

    • Date: 05 September 2019
    • Time: 0900 – 1500

    Raranga Tahi is a fun filled day that calls upon the youth of Aotearoa to innovate ways on how to drive Māori language revitalisation in to the future.

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    • Registration required
    • Organiser: Te Taura Whiri i te reo Māori
  • RARANGA TAHI 2019

    • Date: 29 August 2019
    • Time: 0900 – 1600

    Raranga Tahi is a fun filled day that calls upon the youth of Aotearoa to innovate ways on how to drive Māori language revitalisation in to the future.

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    • Registration required
    • Organiser: Te Taura Whiri i te reo Māori
  • Murihiku Kohanga and Kura celebrate Matariki

    • Date: 13 August 2019

    Matariki has brought the kohanga reo of Murihiku, Gore and Mataura together with the region’s only kura kaupapa for the first time.

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  • New Zealand Biosecurity Awards 2019

    • Date: 18 June 2019 to 24 July 2019

    Entries now open for the 2019 NZ Biosecurity Awards

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    • Registration required
    • Organiser: Ministry for Primary Industries

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