Te Puni Kōkiri provides independent policy advice to the Minister and Associate Minister for Māori Development and the Minister for Whānau Ora.
Māori Development Portfolio
Minister for Māori Development
Hon Willie Jackson is the Minister for Māori Development. He is also Associate Minister of Justice and Associate Minister for ACC.
You can find Minister Jackson’s biographical information and some contact details on Parliament’s website: https://www.parliament.nz/en/mps-and-electorates/members-of-parliament/jackson-willie/
Associate Minister for Māori Development
Hon Nanaia Mahuta is the Associate Minister for Māori Development. She is also Minister of Foreign Affairs and Minister of Local Government.
The biographical information for Minister Mahuta and some contact details can be found on Parliament’s website: https://www.parliament.nz/en/mps-and-electorates/members-of-parliament/mahuta-nanaia/
Whānau Ora Portfolio
Minister for Whānau Ora
Hon Peeni Henare is the Minister for Whānau Ora. He is also Minister of Defence, Associate Minister of Health, Associate Minister of Housing, and Associate Minister of Tourism.
The biographical information for Minister Henare and some contact details can be found here: https://www.beehive.govt.nz/minister/biography/peeni-henare