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.

UPDATE: latest version of draft Te Ture Whenua Māori Bill available

The latest Bill is available here as well as details about upcoming information hui.

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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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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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A day in the life: of a wahine farmer

Hannah Wallace won Ahuwhenua Young Māori Farmer of the Year 2015, making her the first woman to win the award.

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Kōkiri – Raumati 2016

In time for Waitangi Day, Te Puni Kōkiri releases its bi-annual magazine Kōkiri.


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How the 'Ania's' got their way

Kōkiri speaks with the Ranga-Bidois whānau in Ngāruawāhia who opened their papakāinga in October 2015, which, for them, was the fulfilment of a dream.

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Key events

The Prime Minister's Education Excellence Awards 2016

  • Date: 06 November 2015 to 18 March 2016

The Prime Minister's Education Excellence Awards are now open. Share the journey of your school or ECE service and be recognised for what you’ve achieved. Find out more

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Free tours of Government House, Newtown, Wellington

  • Date: 18 January 2016 to 29 February 2016
  • Location: Government House Visitor Centre, Tour entry - Hospital Road gate, Newtown, Wellington

Government House is the home of New Zealand's Governor-General, Sir Jerry Mateparae. Our Visitor Centre runs free guided tours: https://gg.govt.nz/tours or call 04 3820837

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Waitangi Day Commemorations 2016

  • Date: 03 February 2016 to 06 February 2016
  • Location: Te Tii Waitangi Marae, Corner Karuwha & Te Kemara Ave , Waitangi, Paihia

Activities on Te Tou o ngā Rangatira whenua at Te Tii Waitangi Marae 2016.

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He matua pou whare e rokohia ana, he matua tangata ekore e rokohia

The main (parent) pole in a house can always be found, but a human parent cannot always be found