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Our work and priorities for Māori

The work of Te Puni Kōkiri is underpinned by four outcome areas which support our vision of iwi, hapū, and whānau Māori succeeding as Māori.

Ko Tu ki te awatea, ko Tahu to pō

Tu in the daytime, Tahu at night.(Tu-mata-uenga was the god of war, Tahu personified food and plenty.)

Whakapapa (Identity)

Māori language, culture and values holding a place at the centre of Māori and Aotearoa New Zealand identity.

Oranga (Wellbeing)

Māori New Zealanders being confident of enjoying both opportunities and outcomes that are equal to those of all New Zealanders.

Whairawa (Prosperity)

High performing people, assets and enterprises creating a thriving Māori economy.

Whanaungatanga (Relationships)

The Crown and iwi Māori experiencing genuine engagement and productive, enduring relationships.

Crown - Iwi, hapū, whānau Māori relations

For the Crown to have genuine engagement and productive relationships with Māori. Includes current consultations.

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State Sector effectiveness

An effective State Sector to support Māori aspirations.

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Cultural wealth

For Māori to be secure, confident and expert in their own language and culture.

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Skills and learning

For Māori to be skilled, learned and innovative.

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Economic wealth

For Māori economic wealth to thrive through high performing people, assets and enterprises

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Budget 2017

This year the Government’s 2017 Budget announces more gains for Māori through resourcing new initiatives. Read below to find out more information about the gains that are made for whānau, hapū and iwi through Budget 2017

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