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

Celebrating 25 years of realising Māori potential

It is 25 years since Te Puni Kōkiri was established and we have so many achievements to be proud of. This anniversary gives us an opportunity to reflect on what has been achieved by so many people, both past and present, across the motu.

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Te Kaha o te Rangatahi - supporting our youth

Partnering with Te Puni Kōkiri has allowed Te Kaha o te Rangatahi to support rangatahi suicide prevention through the #talktome 12 week hip hop dance programme. Encouraging rangatahi to reach out and talk to their peers, to their whānau, to anybody they need support from.

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Celebrating 25 years - Cath Nesus

Cath Nesus has been a trusted pair of hands in Te Puni Kōkiri, responsible for some of the most potent law changes affecting Māoridom in the last quarter century. Hear from Cath, Manager Cultural Wealth, as she shares memories from the past 25 years.

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Building a Future for Whānau, A briefing for the Minister for Māori Development

Te Puni Kōkiri has released its Briefing for the Incoming Minister for Māori Development, and its Briefing for the Incoming Minister for Whānau Ora.

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HIKURANGI DAWN CEREMONY

  • Date: 01 January 2018
  • Location: Hikurangi Maunga/ Pakihiroa Station, Tapuaeroa Rd, RUATORIA

This celebration provides the opportunity for Ngāti Porou and manuhiri to welcome in the new year and the first rays of Tama-Nui-Te -Ra aloft our sacred mountain - Hikurangi.

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NGATI POROU INTER MARAE SPORTS FESTIVAL 2018 - PA WARS

  • Date: 03 January 2018
  • Location: Ngata Memorial College, 1 College North Rd, RUATORIA

This 1-day event is a time to celebrate family values and kinship in a fun atmosphere of friendly competition and healthy lifestyle.

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Try-Whanau Triaythlon & Festival (Try-Whanau)

  • Date: 04 February 2018
  • Location: Bluff Oyster Festival Site, Cnr Lee St & Barrow Sts, BLUFF, BLUFF, Southland

Try-Whanau Triathlon & Festival is about whanau being active together regardless of age, ability or mobility; from pepi to kaumatua. Oranga wairua, oranga tinana, oranga whanau - Kotahitanga!

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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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