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Award-winning Wi Pere farm recovering from Cyclone Gabrielle
An award-winning whenua Māori farm slammed by four-meter-high waves of cyclone debris will recover in a third of the time thanks to Government support.
Report on Overseas Travel: Hon Willie Jackson
These documents recommended that Cabinet note Hon Willie Jackson’s report on his travel to Rarotonga from 13 – 17 Hōngongoi 2023, for engagements relating to his Māori Development portfolio.
Proposed Overseas Travel: Hon Willie Jackson
These documents sought Cabinet’s approval for Hon Willie Jackson to travel to Rarotonga from 13 – 17 Hōngongoi 2023 for engagements relating to his Māori Development portfolio.
Māori cadetship programme builds resilient businesses and kaimahi
Organisations participating in Cadetships have been recognised as employers of choice for Māori. By actively supporting the upskilling of existing and new kaimahi Māori, this has improved kaimahi retention leading to improvements in overall performance.
Tamariki and Rangatahi Wellbeing webinar
This webinar will provide insights of value to community, government and academic.
Make sure you can have your say
Together, we can make sure all eligible New Zealanders have their say in the 2023 General Election.
130 years of Women’s Suffrage, the role wāhine Māori played, and today
130 years since Aotearoa New Zealand became the first self-governing country to give women the right to vote in parliamentary elections.
Mr G and rangatahi from Shannon create inspirational wall art
Strengthening rangatahi wellbeing, resilience and confidence through tikanga and cultural identity was demonstrated in Shannon recently, when famous artist Mr G, came to town.
Chief Judge Caren Fox appointed Waitangi Tribunal Chair
Newly sworn in Chief Judge of the Māori Land Court, Caren Fox, is also the new Chair of the Waitangi Tribunal.
Te Ture mō Te Reo Māori 2016 Review
A review of the Māori Language Act 2016 was undertaken in close partnership with Te Mātāwai, commensurate with the kaupapa of Te Whare o te Reo Mauri Ora, and with close support from the Māori language entities under Vote Māori Development.
The Section 8I Report 2022
A report on the progress made on implementation of Waitangi Tribunal recommendations to the Crown for the period 1 July 2021 to 30 June 2022.
Growing kōhine Māori leaders
Te Puni Kōkiri and Manatū Wāhine are working together to develop wāhine leadership programmes for kōtiro, kōhine, wāhine and kuia.
Teaching kōhine Māori to hunt for kai
Supporting kōhine Māori to hunt for kai, a role traditionally undertaken by tāne, is teaching them about tikanga and enabling them to build relationships with other kōhine Māori.
Empowering rangatahi and kōhine wāhine
Napier rangatahi were given space to dream and hold on to their ‘Māori heart’ through workshops and wānanga focused on empowerment and learnings of tikanga and cultural identity.
Long-term Insights Briefing 2023
The Public Service Act 2020 requires all department chief executives to publish a Long-term Insights Briefing at least once every three years. Our LTIB presents a series of evidence-based scenarios depicting whānau wellbeing and contemplating a medium to long-term future as seen through a Māori lens. The LTIB is an opportunity to enhance public conversations about long-term issues and to meaningfully contribute to future decision-making.
Chile and Aotearoa strengthening reo revitalisation together
Shared experience between Chile and Aotearoa for revitalising indigenous languages will benefit both countries.
Māori Purposes Bill 2023 and Associated Regulations – Policy Approvals
These documents sought Cabinet’s agreement for policy decisions that will amend Māori legislation through a Māori Purposes Bill and to regulations.
Revised Negotiating Mandate for the Development of International Legal Instruments Protecting Traditional Knowledge and Cultural Expressions at the World Intellectual Property Organization
These documents sought Cabinet’s agreement to update the 2010 interim negotiating mandate for two international legal instruments protecting traditional knowledge and traditional cultural expressions .
Join Te Wiki o te Reo Māori movement
Te Wiki o te Reo Māori started on 14 September 1972, in recognition of the 30,000-signature strong petition to parliament for te reo Māori to be taught in schools.
It's International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples
To all indigenous peoples of the world, kia pai to rā! International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples is celebrated and acknowledged every year on 9 August.
It's International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples
To all indigenous peoples of the world, kia pai to rā!
Today, 9 August 2023, we celebrate and acknowledge International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples.
Māori Communities COVID-19 Fund Evaluation Report
Te Puni Kōkiri commissioned an independent evaluation of the Māori Communities COVID-19 Fund (MCCF) to better understand how the MCCF helped lift Māori vaccination rates, and how cross-agency collaboration supported whānau wellbeing at home and in their communities.
An update about support for businesses affected by North Island weather events
The Treasury and the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment via Kānoa, their regional economic development and investment unit, have opened applications for lending support packages for businesses affected by North Island weather events.
First wāhine Māori appointed Chief Judge Māori Land Court
Deputy Chief Judge Caren Fox has been announced the new Chief Judge of the Māori Land Court - an immense achievement of notable significance.
IPECTCA Partnership Council Representatives Positions
The Indigenous Peoples Economic and Trade Cooperation Arrangement (IPETCA) is calling for Expressions of Interest for two New Zealand Indigenous Representatives to the IPETCA Partnership Council.