Te Puni Kokiri

Language preference: Māori English

Language preference: Māori English

Gisborne

Nga Wai e Rua, Cnr Lowe Street & Reads Quay, Gisborne

E tipu, e rea, mō ngā rā o tōu ao; ko tō ringa ki ngā rākau a te Pākehā hei ara mō tō tinana, ko tō ngākau ki ngā tāonga a ō tīpuna Māori hei tikitiki mō tō mahuna; ko tō wairua ki te atua, nāna nei ngā mea katoa

Grow up in the mode of your day and age, your hands grasping the working tools of the Pakeha for your physical well-being, your thoughts ever mindful

About us

The Gisborne office is part of the Ikaroa–Rāwhiti region of Te Puni Kōkiri. 

Regional Manager

Our regional manager is Mere Pohatu.

Events

If you have a Māori event in Te Tairāwhiti 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 06 868 0208.

Contact us

Our office can be reached via our phone number 06-868-0208 or at tpk.tairawhiti@tpk.govt.nz.

Nga Wai e Rua, Cnr Lowe Street & Reads Quay, Gisborne

PO Box 140, Gisborne 4040

Tel: 06-868-0208
Fax: 0800 875 329

Local events and updates

Latest events and updates for this section are listed below.

  • Cultural tourism in Te Tairāwhiti

    • Date: 21 March 2017

    A Tairāwhiti Cultural Tourism discussion will be held at Te Puni Kōkiri offices on Wednesday 22 March, starting at 10:30 am

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  • Exploring horticulture – Ohuia Incorporation

    • Date: 10 February 2017

    Ohuia Incorporation in the Ikaroa – Rāwhiri region with 300ha of Māori freehold land is exploring their horticulture options.

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  • Seeking alternatives – Chadwick Family Trust

    • Date: 10 February 2017

    While based in Ikaroa-Rāwhiti region, the Chadwick Family Trust were succesful in securing $43,200 from the Whenua Māori Fund for their forestry block located in the Te Taihauāuru region.

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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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  • Changes proposed to the care and protection of children

    • Date: 12 January 2017

    A major transformational programme is underway to deliver a new child-centred operating model for vulnerable children and young people. This includes the establishment of the Ministry for Vulnerable Children, Oranga Tamariki, which will be operational on 1 April 2017. The new Ministry will focus on five core service areas: prevention, intensive intervention, care support, youth justice and transition support.

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