Te Puni Kōkiri works for an effective State Sector to support Māori aspirations.

Achieving all of Te Puni Kōkiri outcomes will require the wider State Sector to use its resources effectively.

Like all New Zealanders, Māori want effective public services that ensure value for their tax dollars. Te Puni Kōkiri works with other government agencies to provide services that are more effective for Māori.

We look for ways in which Māori aspirations are supported by an effective State sector. This includes supporting the government’s Better Public Services (BPS) programme.

Events and Updates

Latest events and updates for this section are listed below.

  • Papakāinga provides refuge in time of need

    • Date: 08 October 2018

    One year on from the Edgecumbe floods local whānau in urgent need of a place to live will now benefit from new papakāinga housing at Kokohinau Marae. Bringing forward of plans for their papakāinga development to help whānau in ongoing need will provide whanau with the help they need to rebuild and move forward.

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  • Te Puni Kōkiri kapa haka group just before it went onstage.

    Public sector brings it to the stage at Te Kōnohete 2017

    • Date: 16 November 2017

    Wellington’s Pipitea Marae was abuzz with Te Kōnohete in November, a kapa haka event where several government agencies take to the stage to celebrate Māoritanga. 

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  • Staff Speak Te Reo Māori All Month at Te Puni Kōkiri

    • Date: 22 September 2017

    Several Te Puni Kōkiri staff members have taken on the challenge to speak more te reo Māori at home and at work in the month of September as part of Mahuru Māori.

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  • Māori Land Service

    • Date: 03 April 2017

    To date more than 1,000 Māori land owners, including large incorporations and trusts, have taken part in consultation on the Māori Land Service.  To read more about each hui and Māori land owners’ views, click here.

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  • Removing long standing barriers

    • Date: 03 April 2017

    Many land owners have raised long standing issues about barriers to the use and retention of their land.  These were mainly to do with rating, rating valuations, the application of the Public Works Act, landlocked land and paper roads.

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