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.

Urban migration stories create taonga for whānau

“Whāia te iti kahurangi, right?” These are the words of Erin Keenan (Te Ātiawa) when she was conferred with her doctorate degree in History from Victoria University of Wellington at her graduation ceremony in December 2014.

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2015 New Year’s Honours

Te Puni Kōkiri pays tribute to the recipients of the New Year Honour’s 2015.

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Mr Box co-founder Dion Kerr, with his unique foundation installation product. Photo: Fairfax NZ / The Press

Hanga i te whare: Laying Solid Foundations for Business Innovation

Ōtautahi business Mr Box is transforming how foundations are built. Featuring a patented system which reduces costs, man-hours, and every part is lightweight and 100 percent recyclable.

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Rauika

Key events

He Hui Whakahononga

  • Date: 27 January 2015
  • Location: The Chateau on the Park , 189 Deans Ave, Riccarton , Christchurch

Meet and korero with the Minister for Māori Development, Hon Te Ururoa Flavell

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He Hui Whakahononga

  • Date: 28 January 2015
  • Location: Kingsgate Hotel , 10 Smith St, Dunedin

Meet and korero with the Minister for Māori Development - Hon Te Ururoa Flavell

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He Hui Whakahononga

  • Date: 29 January 2015
  • Location: The Ascot Park Hotel , Cnr Tay St & Racecourse Rd, Invercargill

Meet and korero with the Minister for Māori Development - Hon Te Ururoa Flavell

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Want to Understand NCEA?

Steps to Success is a package of interactive, fun and practical education resources for rangatahi and whānau. It is part of the Māori Future Makers website. The resources were developed with rangatahi and whānau to ensure they would meet the needs of whānau (regardless of age) to help understand the NCEA (National Certificate of Educational Achievement) system.

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Celebrate Māori New Zealanders on Te Ara

October 2014 marked the completion of the first build of Te Ara, the Encyclopedia of New Zealand.

Te Ara has involved the work of many people throughout the country – over 450 writers have been responsible for over 3 million words; thousands of people and institutions have contributed more than 30,000 images and film clips. Te Ara is a truly national enterprise and a major taonga.

Here’s just one of those stories about Tipi Tainui Ropiha – the first secretary of Māori Affairs who was of Māori descent. He’s pictured here with his secretary, Miss M. Butler, September 1949.

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Ka pū te rūhā ka hao te rangatahi

The old net lies in a heap, the new net goes fishing