Te Puni Kokiri

Language preference: Māori English

Language preference: Māori English

Haere mai,
Nau mai

E kore e hekeheke he kākano rangatira

I will never be lost for I am of the seed of chiefs.

Sowing dreams in the whenua

In the tiny bay of Koukourārata, māra kai are being restored to their once famous status as bountiful kai baskets. Find out how dreams are growing healthy and strong – one humble potato at a time, in the heart of Te Pātaka o Rakaihautū (Banks Peninsula).

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Kawepūrongo

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Big, innovative, community-solutions are some of the ideas rangatahi sprouted in the Māori Business Challenge wānanga series.

Rangatahi taking on big business

Māori secondary school students have shown off their flair for entrepreneurship in business workshops designed to unleash their potential. 

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Māori cadets get ‘hands on’ experience through the North Drill Limited cadetship programme in partnership with Te Puni Kōkiri. Photo by Wiremu Grace.

Northdrill – Cadets making a difference for whānau

North Drill Limited is providing people in Te Tai Tokerau with the opportunity to learn, grow and develop. The company utilises the concepts of whakapapa and whanaungatanga to recruit and train cadets.

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On a PATH to success

It has been nearly 25 years since Te Papa Tākaro o Te Arawa became the country’s first iwi and Māori health sports trust. Today, working with Whānau Ora, it continues to find new ways of helping whānau achieve their health and wellbeing goals.

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Meeting on the Convention on Biological Diversity

  • Date: 10 November 2017 to 06 December 2017

Te Puni Kōkiri is seeking views from Māori on the 10th session of the Ad Hoc Open-ended Working Group on Article 8(j) and Related Provisions

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Ironmāori 2km swim-90km cycle-21.1km run

  • Date: 01 December 2017 to 02 December 2017
  • Location: Pandora Pond, Pandora Road, Napier

Become an Ironmāori.

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HIKURANGI DAWN CEREMONY

  • Date: 01 January 2018
  • Location: Hikurangi Maunga/ Pakihiroa Station, Tapuaeroa Rd, RUATORIA

This celebration provides the opportunity for Ngāti Porou and manuhiri to welcome in the new year and the first rays of Tama-Nui-Te -Ra aloft our sacred mountain - Hikurangi.

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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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