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.

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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Moving the Māori Nation

The Moving the Māori Nation Contestable Fund is now available to support Māori who want to improve the wellbeing of whānau Māori.

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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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First Reading of Te Ture Whenua Māori

The Bill has had its 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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Subscribe to Kōkiri

Subscribe to receive a FREE copy of our twice yearly Kōkiri magazine.

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Key events

Conservation and Environment Science Roadmap

  • Date: 03 August 2016 to 07 September 2016

The Government is seeking public input for the development of its proposed conservation and environment science roadmap.

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National Māori Housing Conference 2016

  • Date: 08 August 2016 to 31 August 2016
  • Location: ASB Baypark Stadium & Arena, 81 Truman Ln, Mt Maunganui, Tauranga 3110

Book before 31 August to receive early bird prices.

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Kaua e whai i ngā āhuatanga pai

Be not the slave of first impressions