Te Puni Kokiri

Language preference: Māori English

Language preference: Māori English


BNZ Centre level 1, 120 Hereford Street, Christchurch 8011

E kore e ngaro, he takere waka nui

We will never be lost, we are the hull of a great canoe

About us

The Christchurch office is part of Te Waipounamu region of Te Puni Kōkiri. 

Regional Manager

Our regional manager is David Ormsby.


If you have a Māori event in Christchurch that you wish to promote on this page, please visit Rauika and enter the details.

General enquiries

For all other general enquiries please email us or phone us on 0800 875 839.

Contact us

Our office can be reached via our phone number 0800-875-839 or at tpk.te-waipounamu@tpk.govt.nz.

BNZ Centre level 1
120 Hereford Street
Christchurch 8011

P O Box 4741
Christchurch 8011

Tel: 0800-875-839
Fax: 03-355-6309

Local events and updates

Latest events and updates for this section are listed below.

  • Kaikoura Matariki Fashion Show

    • Date: 01 July 2017
    • Time: 6:30pm – 10:30pm

    The Kaikoura Matariki Fashion Show will present fashion creations from international, national and local designers.

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    • Open to the public, no booking required
    • Organiser: Te Whare O Manaaki Tangata Trust
  • Te Whānau a Apanui Mandate Strategy

    • Date: 16 June 2017 to 29 June 2017

    The Office of Treaty Settlements (OTS) invites submissions, views or inquiries concerning the Te Whānau a Apanui draft mandate strategy.

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    • Open to the public, no booking required
    • Organiser: Office of Treaty Settlements
  • Digitising Māori Stories

    • Date: 06 May 2017
    • Time: 10:30 am – 2 pm

    Connecting with Te Ao Hangarau a kaupapa Māori creative digital space. LOCATION: Christchurch DATE: Saturday May 6

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    • Open to the public, no booking required
    • Organiser: Te Ao Hangarau
  • Minister visits flood stricken areas

    • Date: 11 April 2017

    During the weekend the Minister for Māori Development, Te Ururoa Flavell, and the Minister of Transport, Simon Bridges, flew into the Waiariki region with District Mayor Tony Bonne to assess the damage as a result of the devastation caused by ex-tropical cyclone Debbie.

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  • Tiki Taane Mahuta - Ashburton Trust Event Centre

    • Date: 11 April 2017 to 12 April 2017

    Live music, theatre, aerial performance, contemporary dance, kapa haka, mau rākau and hip hop unite in Tiki Taane Mahuta. Starring Tiki Taane.

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    • Registration required
    • Organiser: Taki Rua Productions

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