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E kore ahau e ngaro, he kākano i ruia mai i Rangiatea

I will never be lost, the seed broadcast from Rangiatea (the sacred place in Hawaiki) - Manawatu pepeha

Housing: Finding the strength to ask for help in Takou Bay

Georgina Taiapo is one of our Housing Repairs recipients who lives in the beautiful Takou Bay. For 16 years Georgina made do with an unhealthy whare - raising her whānau without running water, flushing toilets or even power. She says her recent housing repairs has completely changed her life, including her outlook for the future.  

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New pop-up shop highlights in central Kirikiriroa

New and contemporary Māori goods and fashion pop-up store Ono has found a home in the multi-cultural Casabella Lane in Hamilton giving retailers additional options to choose from this year.

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New beginning for Waitara kaumātua

Makere and Doug Pike are among five kaumatua who have just moved into the new kaumatua flats, opened by Te Atiawa Kaumātua Housing Trust with support from our Māori Housing Network.

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Legacy Clarke (Ngāti Tūwharetoa) and Kortez Gomez (Waikato) at their Pae Aronui graduation at the Pārāwera Marae.

Life-saving skills learned through Pae Aronui

Two Waikato-based rangatahi share their story about how they learned life-saving skills that helped them keep their nana alive as part of a programme they recently graduated from.

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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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