Te Puni Kōkiri works for the Crown to have genuine engagement and productive relationships with Māori.
Effective relationships between Māori and the Crown are necessary to achieve all Te Puni Kōkiri outcomes and wider outcomes across government.
Through joint and agreed action, both Crown and Māori will be better off and we work towards creating stronger connections and understanding.
Events and updates
Latest events and updates for this section are listed below.
Changes proposed to the care and protection of children
The Social Services Committee is calling for public submissions on the Children, Young Persons, and Their Families (Oranga Tamariki) Legislation Bill.
Meeting Strengthens Cooperation Between Indigenous Peoples
Te Puni Kōkiri, the Ministry of Māori Development, met with the Council of Indigenous Peoples, their counterparts from the Separate Customs Territory of Taiwan, Penghu, Kinmen and Matsu on September 5 in Wellington, to advance cooperation between both sides.
Hemi Rolleston: Looking into the unknown
Interim Chief Executive at Callaghan Innovation, Hemi Rolleston, discusses the need to support Māori business leaders to pursue innovation and entrepreneurship.
Hāngī Cooker set for success in Australasia
Hone Tipene has adapted the traditional earth oven for a modern lifestyle. He now has a successful business with an expected growth of 150%.
Minister leads Māori business delegation to South Korea and Japan
Minister Te Ururoa Flavell led a Māori business delegation on a six-day Ministerial culture and trade mission to South Korea and Japan.