Te Puni Kokiri

Language preference: Māori English

Language preference: Māori English

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.

  • Team ‘WAQ’ developed the anti-bullying watch which lets the wearer alert an adult anonymously when bullying strikes.

    Rangatahi taking on big business

    • Date: 16 November 2017

    Māori secondary school students have shown off their flair for entrepreneurship in a series of successful workshops that have recently wrapped up.

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  • Image courtesy of White Island Tours.

    Iwi steer waka to White Island

    • Date: 13 November 2017

    How Ngāti Awa bought an iconic tourism business in Eastern Bay of Plenty and its plans to make the boat tours more Māori than ever.

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  • Te Puni Kōkiri: Te Waipounamu Regional Profile 2017

    • Date: 10 October 2017

    Te Puni Kōkiri measures a range of outcomes that fall within Whakapapa (te reo Māori and connection to iwi), Oranga (whānau well-being and whānau housing), Whairawa (whenua and whanaketanga), and Whanaungatanga (Crown-Māori relationships).

    This publication provides an insight into the growth and development of Māori within Te Waipounamu and within these outcomes.

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  • Rotorua programme helps whānau buy homes

    • Date: 27 September 2017

    Inez White founded Indigenuity Limited, which is giving first homebuyers and whānau the help they need to own their own homes in Rotorua.

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  • Helping Porirua Whānau Start Businesses

    • Date: 25 September 2017

    Porirua people wanting to start a business can get professional help when PopUp Business School arrives in Porirua. The course will give budding entrepreneurs tools, confidence and knowledge to get their business up and running.

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