Te Puni Kokiri

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  • A Guide to Māori Housing Support Across Government

    This booklet is a guide to Māori housing support available to you, your whānau and community from Te Puni Kōkiri and other government agencies.

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  • Te Pā Harakeke Puanga - Matariki Symposium

    • Date: 02 May 2017 to 22 June 2017
    • Time: 8.00am – 5.00pm

    Whāia te pae tawhiti Whānau Druability - Māori Futures Friday 23rd June 2017 Manawatū College, Foxton

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    • Registration required
    • Organiser: Te Pa Harakeke o Te Awahou
  • Grants Available to Support Community Initiatives

    • Date: 28 April 2017 to 19 May 2017

    Horizons Regional Council is calling for applications to its community grants programme with $20,000 available to support environmental initiatives. Applications close 5pm 19 May.

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    • Open to the public, no booking required
    • Organiser: Horizons Regional Council
  • Māori Housing Network supports six more papakāinga homes

    • Date: 18 April 2017

    Crowds gathered in Wairarapa to celebrate a new papakāinga development underway in Wairarapa for the beneficiaries of the Hurunui-o-Rangi Marae, located 10km east of Carterton. The development includes a rebuild of the marae and six new homes that will allow whānau to live on their ancestral land in affordable healthy homes and support their marae. The project will be completed over two years.

     

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  • Suicide Prevention Strategy - Public Consultation

    • Date: 12 April 2017 to 12 June 2017

    Opportunity to provide your thoughts and feedback on a draft suicide prevention strategy.

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    • Open to the public, no booking required
    • Organiser: Ministry of Health
  • Photo credit: Duncan Brown courtesy of Hawke's Bay Today.

    Waimarama opens new papakāinga

    • Date: 04 April 2017

    Crowds gathered in Waimarama to celebrate the opening of a new papakāinga development which will provide housing options for local whānau. Five homes have been built at the site - three are three-bedroom affordable rental homes and two are for ownership as part of the first stage of the papakāinga development.

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  • Turner whānau papakāinga opening

    • Date: 03 March 2017

    The Turner whānau have opened their papakāinga in Ngāruawāhia. It all started about three years ago when they agreed their Whānau Ora plan through Te Puni Kōkiri WIIE fund.

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  • Whenua Māori Fund 2017

    • Date: 08 February 2017

    The Whenua Māori Fund was set up to assist owners and trustees of Māori freehold land to prepare for new opportunities, improve existing operations and utilise unused land. We profile ten initiatives from Te Taitokerau (Far North) to Te Waipounamu (South Island) who received a total of $1.15m covering nearly 48,000 hectares of land. The Fund provides $12.8 million over four years and is part of the wider Te Ture Whenua Māori reform designed to give Māori landowners more say and control over what happens with their whenua.

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  • Pūkaki descendants celebrate papakāinga development

    • Date: 15 December 2016

    The project has a total of 18 homes planned for the papakāinga. Stage one was completed in 2013 with four stand-alone homes and 3 duplexes (2 x 2 bedroom units). The recent build of these three x four-bedroom homes completes stage two of the project. To date, 10 out of the 18 planned homes are now completed.

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  • Video – He Whare Āwhina rūnanga complex

    • Date: 22 September 2016

    Te Rūnanga o Whaingaroa’s current emergency/transitional housing policy provides a short-term (approximately twelve weeks) housing for up to six whānau at any one time, in three detached self-contained units located at He Whare Āwhina rūnanga housing complex. These whānau will then be supported by the rūnanga to move into long-term housing in private rental or Housing New Zealand properties or to other options provided by wider whānau

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  • Video – Providing ordinary services in an extraordinary way

    • Date: 22 September 2016

    He Korowai Trust has been working for the last four years to create a housing solution for whānau in desperate need in Kaitāia. So the Trust have finally realised this dream with the opening of a 35 bed emergency accommodation complex.

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  • Video – Home repairs have massive impact

    • Date: 22 September 2016

    The Sanderson whānau are part of a community housing repair project by Te Rūnanga o Whaingaroa in Kaeo, which will see them get long overdue repairs to their home

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  • Video – A place to call home

    • Date: 22 September 2016

    As the country comes to grips with the ongoing housing crisis, Maori landowners are finding their own solutions. The owners and trustees of Te Aro Pā are amongst those leading the way with a build of 14 papakāinga homes at Greta Point in Wellington.

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  • Wairere Village something we all can be proud of

    • Date: 21 September 2016

    An ambitious social housing project celebrated the opening of the first home that will provide affordable housing options for whānau and kaumātua in Hamilton. The completed show home - a two bedroom kaumātua unit - was opened at a ceremony attended by more than 100 people.

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  • Tainui-Whiro descendants open papakāinga in Raglan

    • Date: 21 September 2016

    Three whānau moved into their new homes as part of the completion of stage one of Te Kopua 2B3 papakāinga scheme in Raglan.

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  • Maniapoto papakāinga workshops ends on high note

    • Date: 21 September 2016

    The joint initiative co-funded between Te Puni Kōkiri, Waikato District and Waipā District councils provided three tailored wānanga held over three-months in the Waikato region for whānau trusts.

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  • Te Aro Pā – a place to call home

    • Date: 19 September 2016

    As the country comes to the grips with the ongoing housing crisis, Māori landowners are finding their own solutions. The owners and trustees of Te Aro Pā are amongst those leading the way with a build of 14 papakāinga homes at Greta Point in Wellington.

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  • Home repairs have massive impact

    • Date: 19 September 2016

    The transformation and impact has been massive. Our tamariki are really excited. The windows in their rooms and the holes in the floor will be fixed. There’s real excitement.” 

    Such has been the impact of new funding in the north for Māori housing. 

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  • Home repairs make life easier for Chatham Islands Resident

    • Date: 31 August 2016

    Life is much easier for Chatham Islands woman Joan Hough, now that she has an affordable and reliable power supply and access to water.

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  • Home repairs have massive impact

    • Published on: 31 August 2016

    “The transformation and impact has been massive. Our tamariki are really excited. The windows in their rooms and the holes in the floor will be fixed. There’s real excitement.” Such has been the impact of new funding in the north for Māori housing.

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    • From Kōkiri 34 Takurua 2016
  • Te Aro Pā – a place to call home

    • Published on: 31 August 2016

    As the country comes to the grips with the ongoing housing crisis, Māori landowners are finding their own solutions. The owners and trustees of Te Aro Pā are amongst those leading the way with a build of 14 papakāinga homes at Greta Point in Wellington.

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    • From Kōkiri 34 Takurua 2016
  • Photo caption: Minister for Māori Development, Hon Te Ururoa Flavell (far right) pictured with one of the nine whānau who have moved into the homes at Kohuhu papakāinga. (L-R): Joanne Thomas, Eddie Naicovi, Lucius Chase and Julius Moore.

    He Korowai Trust – providing ordinary services in an extraordinary way

    • Date: 25 July 2016

    He Korowai Trust has been working for the last four years to create a housing solution for whānau in desperate need in Kaitāia. This four year dream was finally realised with the opening of 9 homes within its social housing project – Kohuhu papakāinga, a 35 bed emergency accommodation unit, medical centre, community café and social services.

     

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  • Kuia mark the momentous occasion at Mangatawa papakāinga.

    New Social Housing Development Opens at Mangatawa

    • Date: 05 July 2016

    True to the proverb that it takes a whole village to raise a child, these tamariki are doubly blessed in that they have their parents as well as the numerous kuia and koro who live in 16 kaumātua units close by to nurture and raise them together.

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  • Proposals sought for emergency housing places throughout New Zealand

    • Date: 10 June 2016

    The Ministry of Social Development has released a Request for Proposals (RFP) seeking proposals from providers interested in delivering emergency housing contracted places across New Zealand.

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  • Solar panels help whānau get on their feet

    • Date: 17 May 2016

    It has been a long-awaited home improvement project for the Tukaokao whānau to get access to an affordable and reliable power supply and the whānau couldn’t be happier.

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