Haere mai,
Nau mai

He hono tangata e kore e motu, ka pā he taura waka e motu

A human bond cannot be severed, but a rope may snap

COVID-19 — Support your whānau, hapū and iwi through COVID-19. Find out more

Help for Māori governance entities under new legislation

New legislation is now in place to support Māori governance entities to operate in the wake of COVID-19 restrictions.

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Wellbeing Budget 2020 – Whānau Ora

Whānau Ora has received $136 million over two years to help whānau respond, recover and rebuild from the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Responding to COVID-19 – economic impacts on whenua businesses

The second of three reports Te Puni Kōkiri has commissioned into the economic and business impacts of COVID-19, with a focus on Māori land-based sectors, is now available.

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Extending a lifeline to homeless and struggling whānau

Homelessness, affording newborn baby supplies or struggling to pay for power are some of the issues keeping Ngāti Kahungunu Whānau Services flat out supporting Wellington’s most vulnerable during COVID-19.

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Mō Te Puni Kōkiri

Who we are

Te Puni Kōkiri leads Māori Public Policy and advises on policy affecting Māori wellbeing.

We are the principal advisor on Government-Māori relationships. We monitor policy and legislation, and we provide government with high quality policy advice.

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