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

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Nourishing our kōeke

Unable to do regular grocery shopping during COVID-19 restrictions, many of the 150 kōeke, who make up over half of all the residents in Ōhinemutu village (in the heart of Rotorua) struggled to access and afford fresh fruit and vegetables.

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Māori Wardens continue whānau support in Tāmaki COVID-19 response

Māori Wardens across the motu are actively being sought after and recognised for services to their communities. No more so, than in Tāmaki during the resurgence of COVID-19 

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Opening new doors for Māori storytellers through Cadetships

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Mō Te Puni Kōkiri

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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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