Te Puni Kokiri

Te reo ka pīrangitia: Māori English

Te reo ka pīrangitia: Māori English

Haere mai,
Nau mai

Haere mai Nau mai

Ko te whakamāramatanga mō Te Puni Kōkiri, ko tētahi tira e anga ngātahi ana ki mua. Kei tōna ingoa te tikanga, kei te whai mātou i te whakatōpūtanga o ngā pūmanawa ā-ohu o te Māori kia kaha ake ai a Aotearoa.

Ākina te Reo! Give the Māori language a go!

This year's theme for Te Wiki o te Reo Māori is 'ākina te reo' or 'give the Māori language a go'. The campaign runs from 4 - 10 July 2016.

Spread the word - share with your whānau and friends and take part in Te Wiki o te Reo Māori.

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Thankful for a shot

Applying for up to 60 jobs a week with no success was getting her down. It wasn’t until Vanisa completed a single Māori mother’s employment programme offered through Manukau Urban Māori Authority that she was successful in her search.

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Whenua Māori Fund Open

The Whenua Māori Fund is now open for applications for Māori land projects.

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Support for Māori housing initiatives

The Māori Housing Network has been set up to provide information, advice and practical support for whānau, hapū and iwi initiatives, to improve and develop whānau housing. 

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First Reading of Te Ture Whenua Māori

The Bill has had it's first reading and has been referred to the Māori Affairs Select Committee. The overall reforms are about protecting the status of whenua Māori as a taonga tuku iho with special significance to Māori, and also promotes the retention of land.

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Understanding Whānau Ora

Whānau Ora is an approach to achieving better outcomes for whānau and families in need by empowering whānau as a whole rather than focusing separately on individuals and their problems.

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Key events

Ako, Aro and Whanaungatanga - Literacy and Numeracy

  • Date: 30 June 2015 to 30 June 2016

Free professional development for educators working with Māori adults in foundation education. Literacy and numeracy provides the context. Enhanced engagement/and success for learners is the outcome.

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Te Wiki o te Reo Māori Parade 2016

  • Date: 04 July 2016
  • Location: Victoria University’s Law Faculty and opposite Parliament , 55 Lambton Quay, Wellington, Wellington

Register now to take part. It's FREE. Registrations close Friday 24 June.

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Consultation open on place name proposals

  • Date: 26 August 2016

The New Zealand Geographic Board Ngā Pou Taunaha o Aotearoa has opened public consultation on eight proposals to alter the names of geographic features around the country

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Ko te Arawa e waru pūmanawa

The eight beating hearts of Te Arawa. (Te Arawa is a confederation of eight tribes descended from the eight children of Rangitihi)