Haere mai - Nau mai

Te Puni Kōkiri works within the public sector, and with Māori communities, to support Māori collective success at home and globally. 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.



Strategic Intentions: 2014-2018

For Aotearoa/New Zealand to achieve its cultural, social and economic goals, it needs to achieve better results for iwi, hapū and whānau Māori. Read our latest Strategic Intentions and learn how Te Puni Kōkiri will support Iwi, hapū and whānau Māori to succeed as Māori. Read More »

The Commemorating Waitangi Day Fund 2015 is now open

Administered by Manatū Taonga – the Ministry for Culture & Heritage, the Commemorating Waitangi Day Fund (the Fund) is available to support events organised by local government and/or communities in partnership with tangata whenua that invite wide community participation to commemorate the signing of the Treaty of Waitangi. Read More »


Notification of Deed of Mandate for Treaty Settlement Negotiations

Te Puni Kōkiri invites submissions, views or inquiries about the Ngāti Mutunga o Wharekauri Iwi Trust’s (Iwi Trust) Deed of Mandate. Submissions must reach Te Puni Kōkiri no later than Monday, 25 August 2014 Read More »


Ngātiwai Deed of Mandate

The Office of Treaty Settlements invites submissions, views or inquiries about Ngātiwai Trust Board (Ngātiwai) Deed of Mandate. The mandate document and addendum is available to view below, as well as on Ngātiwai Trust Board website. Read More »

Whakahaere Kawanatanga - Introducing Our Nominations Service

The inclusion of qualified Māori members on government boards has many benefits for New Zealand, Māori and the board members themselves. Read More »