Te Puni Kōkiri works for the Crown to have genuine engagement and productive relationships with Māori.
Effective relationships between Māori and the Crown are necessary to achieve all Te Puni Kōkiri outcomes and wider outcomes across government.
Through joint and agreed action, both Crown and Māori will be better off and we work towards creating stronger connections and understanding.
Events and Updates
Latest events and updates for this section are listed below.
Thousands of Māori businesses revealed through research
More than 10,000 Māori businesses have been identified by new research - eight times more than previously reported.
Wāhine Māori businesses build digital footprint to survive and thrive
Māori women in business are getting a helping hand to grow their online presence so they can strengthen their business resilience through the pandemic uncertainty.
Online Māori mall for Te Tai Hauāuru goes live
Hokohoko, a new online Māori mall has been launched to provide hundreds of Māori businesses across Te Tai Hauāuru the opportunity to sell their products and services on the one-stop-shop website.
Empowering others through mana and respect
Jonno Webster (Ngāpuhi) is an Assistant Contract Manager for Downer at their Taranaki hub. He received an invitation to participate in Te Ara Whanake, the Downer Māori Leadership Programme through one of his colleagues.
Setting standards for herself and others around her
Ongelle Fincham (Ngāti Kahungunu) is a Programmer for Downer based in Wellington. Ever since she saw the company’s promotional video about Te Ara Whanake, the Māori leadership programme, she was keen to go on it. When she was asked to attend, her only answer was “Yes!”