Te Pātaka a Te Ururoa
Mai i te Toihautū
Te Puni Kōkiri staff were among thousands of Māori who flocked to Napier late last year to complete in the annual Iron Māori Competition.
Ahuwhenua Trophy Cup ... Can you help us
The Ahuwhenua Cup has a prestigious and colourful history dating back to its original commissioning in 1932.
Taku Marae E: Connecting to Marae
More Māori think of their ancestral marae as tūrangawaewae or a place to belong according to a new set of findings released late last year by Statistics New Zealand.
For details of these and other events, or to submit your event to appear in Rauika visit www.tpk.govt.nz/rauika.
Māori asset base up $6 billion
A new report updating the size of the Māori asset base shows it increased from $36.9 billion in 2010 to $42.6 billion in 2013.
He kai kei aku ringa award finalists
Three companies have been named as finalists for the He kai kei aku ringa award for Māori Excellence in Export, in the 2015 New Zealand International Business Awards.
Developed in 2011, Kono NZ aims to be the best indigenous food and beverage company in the world. Its formation consolidated all the food and beverage business of Wakatū Incorporated – a significant iwi-owned commercial investment organisation based in Nelson.
Established in 2011, Miraka is a predominately Māori-owned business that manufactures quality milk powder and UHT milk products for export to 23 countries throughout Africa, the Middle East, Asia, the Pacific, and Central and South America.
Crown - Iwi, hapū, whānau Māori relations
Tukutuku in New York
When 43 tukutuku panels are unveiled this month at the United Nations refurbished headquarters in New York, renowned weaver Christina Wirihana expects to feel relaxed and happy that the panels have come to the end of a long journey.
Te Aitanga a Hauiti having fun, key to win
This summer the National Kapa Haka Festival, produced by Te Matatini will be hosted by the Waitaha Rohe.
Pōtiki attitude leads preparations
Nestled away in the Tairāwhiti nearly an hour north of Gisborne, is the mountain Titirangi that overlooks the quaint township of Tolaga Bay, through which the river Uawa-nui-a-Ruamatua, flows.
Louise Kingi festival regular - still loving it
From one of the oldest performing arts groups heralds one of the longest serving performers to take the stage at next year’s Te Matatini National Kapa Haka Festival.
State Sector Effectiveness
Te Puni Kōkiri Regional Managers
As part of the changes within Te Puni Kōkiri to focus on key priorities and delivering results, we have established six regions, to cover our 18 regional offices.
MARTY ROGERS – Regional Manager, Tāmaki Makaurau
Marty Rogers isn’t easily excited. Ask her what she is most looking forward to in her new role as Regional Manager for Tāmaki Makaurau and the community development practitioner can barely contain her fervour.
RACHEL JONES – Regional Manager, Waikato-Waiariki
If you’re a Māori organisation in the Waikato and Waiariki regions, then expect Rachel Jones (Te Arawa, Ngāti Kahungunu) to come calling any time soon.
DAVID ORMSBY – Regional Manager, Te Waipounamu
David Ormsby (Waikato, Ngāti Maniapoto, Ngāti Tūwharetoa, Ngāti Raukawa ki te Tonga) is the Regional Manager for Te Waipounamu Region of Te Puni Kōkiri.
Meet Taria Tahana
Kōkiri meets Taria Tahana (Te Arawa – Ngāti Pikiao, Ngāti Makino, Tapuika) the new Manager, Economic Wealth at Te Puni Kōkiri. Her role involves leading the work to support Te Puni Kōkiri priority area: strengthening economic wealth.
E tū whānau
E Tū Whānau is a movement dedicated to addressing the severe impact of violence within whānau, hapū and iwi. It is designed and led by Māori with support from government.