Te Puni Kokiri

Language preference: Māori English

Language preference: Māori English

Publications about Governance

  • Whakahaere Kawanatanga - Introducing Our Nominations Service

    • Published in 2014

    The inclusion of qualified Māori members on government boards has many benefits for New Zealand, Māori and the board members themselves. This brochure provides a short outline about how Te Puni Kōkiri advises the Government on suitable candidates for appointments to government boards, committees, advisory groups and trusts. If you have the experience and skills a board needs and you’re interested in being nominated by Te Puni Kōkiri to a decision-making body, please email your curriculum vitae to nominations.service@tpk.govt.nz, or post to: Nominations Service Te Puni Kōkiri PO Box 3943 Freepost 101505 Wellington

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  • Evaluation of Investments in the Strengthening Management and Governance Programme

    • Published in 2009

    This report provides an outcome of Te Puni Kōkiri's Strenghtening Management and Governance (SMG) programme. The SMG programme aims to develop strong and effective governance and management capacity and capability in established Māori organisations and businesses contracted to deliver government services.

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  • Communicating with Stakeholders

    • Published in 2007

    This booklet outlines techniques boards can use to maintain good communication with stakeholders and looks at crisis communications management.

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  • Making Decisions : A process guide for boards

    • Published in 2007

    A guide for boards on the elements of decision-making processes that are “good practice”. Includes a look at identifying issues, problem definition, information gathering, analysis, making a decision, and getting action.

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  • Being on a Board

    • Published in 2006

    Gives an overview of what boards do and the roles and responsibilities of board directors and trustees. Includes a look at personal risks, ethics, conflicts of interest, and knowing the law.

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  • Chairing a Board

    • Published in 2006

    Gives an overview of the key duties of a Chair, a summary of “best practice” for how these duties are carried out, and an outline of the knowledge and approach which will assist a Chair in being effective.

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