Te Puni Kokiri

Language preference: Māori English

Language preference: Māori English

Haere mai,
Nau mai

Haere mai Nau mai

Te Puni Kōkiri means a group moving forward together. As the name implies, we seek to harness the collective talents of Māori to produce a stronger New Zealand.

Te Ture mō te Reo Māori

The Māori Language Act 2016 has been passed by Parliament. This historic Act is in te Reo Māori and English with the Māori language text prevailing.

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Budget 2016

Information about the Tahua Pūtea for 2016 and specifically the gains made through Vote Māori for whānau, hapū and iwi.

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Whenua Māori Fund Open

The Whenua Māori Fund is now open for applications for Māori land projects.

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Support for Māori housing initiatives

The Māori Housing Network has been set up to provide information, advice and practical support for whānau, hapū and iwi initiatives, to improve and develop whānau housing. 

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First Reading of Te Ture Whenua Māori

The Bill has had it's first reading and has been referred to the Māori Affairs Select Committee. The overall reforms are about protecting the status of whenua Māori as a taonga tuku iho with special significance to Māori, and also promotes the retention of land.

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Understanding Whānau Ora

Whānau Ora is an approach to achieving better outcomes for whānau and families in need by empowering whānau as a whole rather than focusing separately on individuals and their problems.

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Key events

Nga Puawai Te Kohanga Reo Matariki Celebration

  • Date: 10 June 2016
  • Location: Pomare School hall, 8 Partridge Street, Taita, Wellington

This matariki celebration is about bringing two kohanga (Nga Puawai and Te Awakairangi) together to celebrate matariki and share our knowledge with our mokopuna and whanau.

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National Youth Mentoring Conference, Tuesday 14 June 2016

  • Date: 14 June 2016
  • Location: Ellerslie Event Centre, 80 Ascot Ave, Remuera, Auckland

The New Zealand Youth Mentoring Network is proud to present its 5th national conference to be held at Ellerslie Event Centre, Auckland on Tuesday 14 June 2016

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He nui maunga e kore e taea te whakaneke, he nui ngaru moana mā te ihu o te waka e wāhi

A great mountain cannot be moved, a giant wave can be broken by the canoe's prow