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Fact Sheets – Māori Language Strategy 2014

In May 2014, Cabinet approved the Government’s new Māori Language Strategy. This booklet provides a summary of the key elements of the Māori Language Strategy 2014. Published in 2014. Read more »

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Fact Sheets – Māori in Australia - Fact Sheet

Australia has become home to a significant number of Māori, either born there or having migrated from New Zealand. This fact sheet summarises the demographic and socio-economic profile of Māori in Aus... Published in 2014. Read more »

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Fact Sheets – Māori Youth in Education and Employment

What rangatahi achieve during their compulsory schooling years largely influences their transition from school into further education. Furthermore, the knowledge and skills that young people acquire d... Published in 2012. Read more »

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Fact Sheets – Every Māori Counts

Why do Māori leave New Zealand and move to another country to live? Which countries do they settle in and why? How are they faring in their new home? Do they maintain connections with New Zealand and... Published in 2012. Read more »

Fact Sheets – Māori Youth Transitions

Māori with higher levels of qualifications are more likely to be employed and earn higher incomes. Higher qualifications also have a positive influence on broader socio-economic outcomes including hig... Published in 2012. Read more »

Fact Sheets – Māori Youth Transitions: Gateway

This summary is specific to good practice findings in the Gateway programme, which was one of the three programmes or services evaluated.  Gateway supports secondary students in Years 11 to 13 to... Published in 2012. Read more »

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Fact Sheets – The Māori Economy

This document provides a brief overview of the Māori Economy in 2010. Published in 2012. Read more »

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Fact Sheets – Valuation of Māori Freehold Land

The value of Māori freehold land is adjusted to reflect the constraints of Te Ture Whenua Māori Act 1993 (Māori Land Act). Rating valuation notices are now required to display the adjustments so the l... Published in 2011. Read more »

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Fact Sheets – The Māori Purposes Bill 2011: Four New Māori Affairs Acts

A Māori Purposes Bill is an omnibus bill amending legislation relating to Māori Affairs. The passage of the Māori Purposes Bill 2011 has resulted in the enactment of four new Acts: The Māori Trust Boa... Published in 2011. Read more »

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Fact Sheets – Impact of Iwi Radio on the Māori Language

In 2010, an Impact Survey was conducted to measure the contribution of various Māori language services, funded or provided by Government, towards greater Māori language use, changes in Māori language... Published in 2011. Read more »

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Fact Sheets – Impact of Selected Māori Websites on the Māori Language

In 2010, an Impact Survey was conducted to measure the contribution of various Māori language services, funded or provided by Government, towards greater Māori language use, changes in Māori language... Published in 2011. Read more »

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Fact Sheets – Iwi Radio Achievements

Iwi radio stations today comprise a vibrant and innovative place within the broadcasting landscape, and play a vital role among Māori communities in supporting Māori language regeneration. This fact s... Published in 2011. Read more »

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Fact Sheets – Impact of Māori Television on the Māori Language

In 2010, an Impact Survey was conducted to measure the contribution of various Māori language services, funded or provided by Government, towards greater Māori language use, changes in Māori language... Published in 2011. Read more »

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Fact Sheets – Māori Families and Households

Māori families and households represent the core of wider whānau support networks. This fact sheet examines trends in Māori families and households, and their influence on the lives of Māori. Published in 2011. Read more »

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Fact Sheets – Māori Life Satisfaction

Life satisfaction is an important indicator of wellbeing for individuals and whānau. This fact sheet documents key factors associated with increased levels of life satisfaction for Māori. Published in 2011. Read more »

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Fact Sheets – Whānau Ora Fact Sheet

Whānau Ora is an inclusive, culturally-anchored approach to provide services and opportunities to whānau and families across New Zealand. This fact sheet provides further information about Whānau Ora. Published in 2011. Read more »

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Fact Sheets – The Māori Purposes Bill 2011: Four New Māori Affairs Acts

This Fact Sheet provides a summary of information about the four new Acts enacted through the Māori Purposes Bill 2011. Published in 2011. Read more »

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Fact Sheets – Māori Wardens Project Training and Development Programme

The Training and Development Programme for Mäori Wardens is a Government initiative to directly support Māori Wardens deliver a sound community-based voluntary service. There is no cost to attend the... Published in 2010. Read more »

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Fact Sheets – Summary Sheet of the Māori and Out of School Services’ Research Report

Te Puni Kōkiri commissioned qualitative research to inform the future review of out of school services. These services are a key component of ensuring that families have better access to quality, affo... Published in 2010. Read more »

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Fact Sheets – Summary sheet of the 2009 Māori Language Attitudes Survey

There have been significant gains in positive attitudes towards the Māori language over the last decade, according to a summary report published by Te Puni Kōkiri, of the findings of the 2009 Māori La... Published in 2010. Read more »

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Fact Sheets – Auckland Independent Māori Statutory Boards : Role and Functions of the Selection Body

Outlined in this factsheet are steps to selecting board members, and explains their purpose and functions. Published in 2010. Read more »

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Fact Sheets – Māori Housing Trends

Home ownership is an important way for Māori to support whänau and build wealth. This fact sheet documents trends in Māori home ownership,comparing patterns across different regions, age groups and in... Published in 2010. Read more »

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Fact Sheets – Benefits of Education for Māori

Increased educational achievement by Māori contributes to improved wellbeing for individuals and whānau. This fact sheet presents information that illustrates the benefits of education in terms of emp... Published in 2010. Read more »

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Fact Sheets – Beyond 2020: Population Projections for Māori

When and where is the Māori population expected to grow? This fact sheet presents population projections for Māori, identifying the regions and age groups that are most likely to experience change in... Published in 2010. Read more »

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Fact Sheets – Use of Broadcasting and e-Media, Māori Language and Culture

Exciting innovations are occurring in the digital environment which have the potential to stimulate Māori language revitalisation efforts through broadcasting and other related media. Published in 2010. Read more »

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Fact Sheets – Safer Whānau

As a member of both the Taskforce for Action on Sexual Violence and the Taskforce for Action on Violence within Families, Te Puni Kōkiri completed two significant initiatives – the Tiaki Tinana Report... Published in 2010. Read more »

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Fact Sheets – Local Government (Auckland Law Reform) Bill 2009 Independent Maori Statutory Board

The Local Government (Auckland Law Reform) Bill provides for the establishment of a Māori Statutory Board  that is independent of the Auckland Council, and which is intended to ensure that the Au... Published in 2010. Read more »

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Fact Sheets – Ahumoana Ahutāngata, Aquaculture Development in New Zealand: Scientific and Technical Information to Inform Māori

Māori figure prominently in the aquaculture industry and government strategies for aquaculture development. While the promotion of Māori success is specified in The New Zealand Aquaculture Strategy, a... Published in 2009. Read more »

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Fact Sheets – Making Ngā Kaihanga Hou a reality in Auckland

There is no doubt of Auckland’s importance to New Zealand overall as well as to Māori. Nearly one quarter of New Zealand’s total Māori population live there and just over 11 percent of people in the A... Published in 2009. Read more »

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Fact Sheets – Māori and Early Childhood Education

This fact sheet presents information about the uptake of Early Childhood Education in New Zealand since 2000. Published in 2009. Read more »

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Fact Sheets – Māori Health

A fact sheet presenting information on general Māori health and well being during 1996 - 2007. Published in 2009. Read more »

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Fact Sheets – Māori Personal Income

This fact sheets covers the changes in personal income of Māori between 2003 - 2008. Published in 2009. Read more »

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Fact Sheets – The Health of the Māori Language in Waikato 2006

Summary of the main findings of the health of the Māori Language. Published in 2009. Read more »

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Fact Sheets – The Health of the Māori Language in Waiariki 2006

Summary of the main findings of the health of the Māori language in Waiariki. Published in 2009. Read more »

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Fact Sheets – The Health of the Māori Language in Tamaki Makau Rau 2006

Summary of the main findings of the health of the Māori language in Tamaki Makaurau 2006 Published in 2009. Read more »

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Fact Sheets – The Health of the Māori Language in Te Waipounamu 2006

Provides a composite picture of the Māori Language in Te Waipounamu. Published in 2009. Read more »

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Fact Sheets – The Health of the Māori Language in Te Upoko o Te Ika/Te Tau Ihu 2006

Summary of the main findings of the Health of the Māori Language in Te Upoko o Te Ika/Te Tau Ihu 2006 Published in 2009. Read more »

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Fact Sheets – The Health of the Maori Language in Te Taitokerau 2006

Provides a summary of the main findings of the Health of the Māori Language in Te Taitokerau 2006 report Published in 2009. Read more »

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Fact Sheets – The Health of the Māori Language in Te Taihauāuru 2006

This fact sheet provides a summary of the main findings of The Health of the Māori Language in Te Taihauāuru. Published in 2009. Read more »

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Fact Sheets – The Health of the Māori Language in Te Tairāwhiti / Takitimu 2006

Summary of the main findings of the Health of the Māori Language in Te Tairāwhiti/Takitimu. Published in 2009. Read more »

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Fact Sheets – Small to Medium Enterprises

In 2007, the total value added produced by Māori businesses represented approximately 2.0% of New Zealand’s GDP compared to 1.2% in 1996 Published in 2009. Read more »

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Fact Sheets – Māori Employment

Over the last decade the Māori unemployment rate improved from 14.8% in September 1999 to 7.9% in the September year 2008. Similarly, there were improvements in Māori long term unemployment rates (for... Published in 2009. Read more »

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Fact Sheets – Primary Sector

Between June 2003 and June 2008, Māori employment in the primary sector has declined by 13% (from 16,900 to 14,700 jobs). Published in 2009. Read more »

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Fact Sheets – Māori Earnings

Māori remain over-represented in the lower skilled occupations and under-represented in the higher skilled occupations. Over the past five years most of the increase in Māori employment has been in t... Published in 2009. Read more »

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Fact Sheets – Tribal Assets

Between 2001 and 2005/2006 the Māori commercial asset base increased by 83%, from $8.9 billion to $16.5 billion. Published in 2009. Read more »

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Fact Sheets – Māori Self-employment

In the five years between 2001 and 2006, the number of self-employed Māori increased by 3,978 or 23%. Māori self-employment is an indicator of Māori contribution to the economy and of Māori entreprene... Published in 2008. Read more »

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Fact Sheets – He Pataka Kupu - Te kai a te rangatira

He Pataka Kupu - te kai a te rangatira is the first monolingual Māori language dictionary to be produced for adults. With approximately 24,000 entries, it provides a rich Māori language resource for p... Published in 2008. Read more »

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Fact Sheets – The Māori Asset Base

Describes Māori commercial assets, and industry investment. The analysis relies on figures for 'Total Assets' reported through the Statistics NZ Annual Enterprise Survey, and published annual reports... Published in 2008. Read more »

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Fact Sheets – Māori in Australia

A summary of Te Puni Kōkiri’s research report titled Māori in Australia – Ngā Māori i te Ao Moemoeā, which gives the most accurate picture yet of how many Māori there are in Australia, why they went t... Published in 2007. Read more »

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Fact Sheets – Māori Self-employment by Region

Although the number of self-employed Māori has increased since 2001, the percentage has remained steady. This fact sheet uses information from the 2006 Census to provide a more detailed picture, and s... Published in 2007. Read more »

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Fact Sheets – Incomes for Māori Self-employed

In 2006 20% more Māori identified as self-employed than in 2001. This fact sheet reveals Census information about income from Māori self-employment. August 2007. 2 pages. Published in 2007. Read more »

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Fact Sheets – Business Services for Aquaculture

This information sheet lists some of the public and private sector business support services, funding sources and training opportunities available to assist Māori to develop business opportunities in... Published in 2007. Read more »

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Fact Sheets – Aquaculture Science Providers

A critical component of any aquaculture activity is access to robust scientific information, research, development, and the piloting of new technology. This information sheet lists some of the many or... Published in 2007. Read more »

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Fact Sheets – Planning for Aquaculture

The introduction of new aquaculture legislation and the lifting of a moratorium that had been placed on new aquaculture development has created significant new opportunities for Māori. This informatio... Published in 2007. Read more »

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Fact Sheets – The Aquaculture Settlement

This information sheet provides a brief overview of the Māori Commercial Aquaculture Claims Settlement Act 2004. 4 pages. Published in 2007. Read more »

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Fact Sheets – The Aquaculture Industry

This information sheet is a brief introduction to the aquaculture industry. It focuses on sea (marine)-based aquaculture. 2 pages. Published in 2007. Read more »

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Fact Sheets – Getting into the Aquaculture Industry

Whether you are looking to enter the aquaculture industry, or expand your existing business, this information sheet provides guidance on what you need to know. 1 page. Published in 2007. Read more »

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Fact Sheets – Roles and Responsibilities in Aquaculture

This information sheet sets out the Government's position on aquaculture, and explains the roles and responsibilities of relevant stakeholders in aquaculture: key central government agencies; local go... Published in 2007. Read more »

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Fact Sheets – Discovering the "Māori Edge"

An Information Sheet summarising the main findings of the discussion document Te Wā O Te Ao Hurihuri Ki Te Ōhanga Whanaketanga Māori – A Time For Change in Māori Economic Development. Published in 2007. Read more »

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Fact Sheets – The Māori Language Survey Factsheet

The Survey on the Health of the Māori Language in 2006 shows good progress towards the first three goals of the Māori Language Strategy. There are significant increases in the number of Māori adults w... Published in 2007. Read more »

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Fact Sheets – Participate in Local Elections

Understand how local government affects you, and how you can participate to your fullest in the system – either as a candidate or as a voter. 4 pages. Published in 2007. Read more »

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Fact Sheets – Attitudes Toward The Māori Language

Summarises results from the three Surveys of Attitudes Towards the Māori Language. Bilingual. 8 pages. Published in 2007. Read more »

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Fact Sheets – Helping Families

Explains the financial support and other subsidies that have been designed to assist our young; our families; and our elderly. 4 pages. Published in 2007. Read more »

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Fact Sheets – Our People

Key facts about Te Puni Kōkiri staff. 2 pages Published in 2007. Read more »

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Fact Sheets – Māori Trust Office Hui Consultation Dates and Venues

Consultation Hui schedule about proposed changes to the Māori Trustee and the Māori Trust Office. Schedule covers August and September 2007. 1 page. Published in 2007. Read more »

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Fact Sheets – Māori Trustee Proposed Changes Information Sheet

The government is consulting about proposals to make changes that will affect the Māori Trustee. This paper highlights proposed key changes and explains how you can make your views known. Closing date... Published in 2007. Read more »

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Fact Sheets – Review of the Māori Trustee Questions and Answers

The government is consulting about proposals to make changes that will affect the Māori Trustee. This paper outlines proposed changes and explains how you can make your views known. Closing date for s... Published in 2007. Read more »

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Fact Sheets – Māori Tourism

Factsheet 26 - Facts about Māori tourism, including a list of Māori regional tourism organisations, and information about the New Zealand Māori Tourism Council. 2 pages. Published in 2007. Read more »

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Fact Sheets – Māori Broadcasting and e-Media

The digital future offers unprecedented opportunities to encourage creativity and innovation, for Māori stories to reach global audiences, and for greater connectedness. This document identifies outco... Published in 2007. Read more »

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Fact Sheets – Attitudes Toward the Māori Language

In order to measure progress toward achieving the fifth goal of the Māori Language Strategy, three telephone surveys of language attitudes were undertaken in 2000, 2003 and 2006. They measured knowled... Published in 2006. Read more »

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Fact Sheets – Māori Women in the Workforce

Key information about Māori women in the workforce. 2 pages. Published in 2006. Read more »

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Fact Sheets – Māori in Rugby

Key information about Māori in rugby. 2 pages. Published in 2006. Read more »

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Fact Sheets – Māori in Contemporary Music

Key information on the contribution made by Māori to contemporary New Zealand music. 2 pages. Published in 2006. Read more »

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Fact Sheets – Māori in Sport and Active Leisure

Key information about Māori participation in sport and leisure activities. 2 pages. Published in 2006. Read more »

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Fact Sheets – Māori Youth

Facts about Māori youth (aged 15 to 24 years). 2 pages. Published in 2006. Read more »

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Fact Sheets – Building Relationships for Effective Engagement with Māori

Explains how and why to engage with Māori as part of a policy process. 2 pages. Published in 2006. Read more »

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Fact Sheets – Māori in the Workforce

Information from Statistics New Zealand’s Household Labour Force Survey about Māori participation in the workforce. 2 pages. Published in 2006. Read more »

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Fact Sheets – Māori Graduates

Data from the Ministry of Education about the characteristics of Māori tertiary graduates up to 2003. 2 pages. Published in 2006. Read more »