Te Puni Kokiri

Language preference: Māori English

Language preference: Māori English

Haere mai,
Nau mai

E kore ahau e ngaro, he kākano i ruia mai i Rangiatea

I will never be lost, the seed broadcast from Rangiatea (the sacred place in Hawaiki) - Manawatu pepeha

Sowing dreams in the whenua

In the tiny bay of Koukourārata, māra kai are being restored to their once famous status as bountiful kai baskets. Find out how dreams are growing healthy and strong – one humble potato at a time, in the heart of Te Pātaka o Rakaihautū (Banks Peninsula).

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Big, innovative, community-solutions are some of the ideas rangatahi sprouted in the Māori Business Challenge wānanga series.

Rangatahi taking on big business

Māori secondary school students have shown off their flair for entrepreneurship in business workshops designed to unleash their potential. 

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Māori cadets get ‘hands on’ experience through the North Drill Limited cadetship programme in partnership with Te Puni Kōkiri. Photo by Wiremu Grace.

Northdrill – Cadets making a difference for whānau

North Drill Limited is providing people in Te Tai Tokerau with the opportunity to learn, grow and develop. The company utilises the concepts of whakapapa and whanaungatanga to recruit and train cadets.

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The Porirua mamas come together to stitch, learn and pass on their knowledge to younger generations in a lively urban community. Photo by Adrian Heke.

Stitching culture and community together

Every Wednesday Pacific Island women gather in Porirua to revive and enjoy one of the Cook Islands’ most vibrant treasures, the creation of tivaevae (quilts). While Whānau Ora supports them to practice their art form – the true investment is even richer.

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Meeting on the Convention on Biological Diversity

  • Date: 10 November 2017 to 06 December 2017

Te Puni Kōkiri is seeking views from Māori on the 10th session of the Ad Hoc Open-ended Working Group on Article 8(j) and Related Provisions

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Tūhonohono i ngā taonga ā-iwi

  • Date: 23 November 2017 to 24 November 2017
  • Location: Te Ahu Kaitaia, Corner of Mathews Avenue and South Road (SH1), Kaitaia, Kaitaia

Tūhonohono i ngā taonga ā-iwi explores preservation of iwi cultural heritage and development of iwi cultural centres. Kaitiaki of taonga and those who have a general interest are welcome

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Ironmāori 2km swim-90km cycle-21.1km run

  • Date: 01 December 2017 to 02 December 2017
  • Location: Pandora Pond, Pandora Road, Napier

Become an Ironmāori.

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Mō Te Puni Kōkiri

Who we are

Te Puni Kōkiri leads Māori Public Policy and advises on policy affecting Māori wellbeing.

We are the principal advisor on Government-Māori relationships. We monitor policy and legislation, and we provide government with high quality policy advice.

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