Mā pango, mā whero, ka oti te mahi
By black and by red the work is done
This page has updated information on COVID-19 and the vaccine rollout, including information of particular interest to whānau and Māori communities.
Extension to the operational effect of the COVID-19 Response (Requirements for Entities – Modifications and Exemptions) Act 2020
Parliament has refreshed the legislation that supports businesses and Māori governance entities to cope with the immediate impacts of COVID-19. The provisions in the new Act are part of the Government’s continuing wider pandemic response.
Oranga Marae supports the physical and cultural revitalisation of marae, as centres of Māori identity and mātauranga.
Across Aotearoa, whānau, hapū and iwi are planning and delivering events and initiatives to commemorate the New Zealand Wars. Te Pūtake o te Riri | Wars and Conflicts in New Zealand Fund supports whānau, hapū and iwi to initiate, promote and deliver activities and events that commemorate the New Zealand Land Wars.
Te Reo Māori is the indigenous language of Aotearoa, New Zealand. It is one of three official languages of the nation. The language itself is central to Māori culture, identity and forms part of the heritage of our country.
The United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (the Declaration) is a comprehensive international human rights document on the rights of indigenous peoples.
Te Puni Kōkiri supports individuals, whānau, hapū, iwi and rōpū with funding, information, advice and practical support to achieve their housing aspirations.
Māori Wardens volunteer their services throughout New Zealand, providing support, security, traffic and crowd control, first aid, and other services to the community.
The Official Information Act 1982 is intended to help New Zealanders to participate effectively in policy decisions and law making
Māori suicide rates are high in Aotearoa. Te Puni Kōkiri is working with other government agencies, expert groups and community organisations to reduce Māori suicide. A series of Rangatahi Suicide Prevention videos were produced recently by Skylight in collaboration with 186 rangatahi from seven different schools around Aotearoa.
Te Pū Harakeke supports Māori to host community projects and events, including Matariki and developing Māra Kai.
Whānau Ora is about increasing the wellbeing of individuals and whānau to lead full lives and uses the power of whānau to improve the wellbeing of individuals and whānau. Whānau Ora is a revolutionary public sector initiative because it devolves the delivery of Whānau Ora services to community-based commissioning agencies.
The Whanau Ora Review Report – Tipu Mātoro ki te Ao, has been released and affirms this unique approach is working well for Māori and Pacific families.
Te Puni Kōkiri has been delivering the Cadetships programme since 2010. It is a programme that supports employers to develop, mentor, train and grow full-time permanent Māori staff in order for them to take on more senior roles within an organisation.
This effective governance information is designed to help trustees and directors of Māori organisations with their responsibilities and role as guardians and leaders.
Te Puni Kōkiri works in partnership with other government agencies and Te Puni Kōkiri stakeholders, to design and deliver policies that affect Māori and to ensure that Māori concerns and views around land and environment are integrated into government policies and practices.
The Māori Enterprise team is about helping Māori establish and grow their business. We do this by providing information, advice and brokering relationships.
Marae Digital Connectivity is a multi-agency initiative to help more Marae connect to the internet.
Te Pae Ārahi supports Māori representation on public service boards, committees, and advisory groups.
Pae Aronui is an initiative to improve education, training and employment outcomes for rangatahi Māori.
Paiheretia te Muka Tāngata – Uniting the Threads of Whānau (Paiheretia) is a kaupapa that draws on the strengths of the Whānau Ora approach to support whānau engaged with the Corrections system. It aims to improve whānau wellbeing, thereby reducing re-offending and imprisonment.
Our young people are the leaders of tomorrow, and Te Puni Kōkiri is committed to supporting rangatahi Māori to reach their full potential.
Taiohi Ararau – Passport to Life supports young Māori on their pathway to training and employment by helping them get essential documents like their driver’s licence and IRD number.
Whānau development through land is a key focus for Te Puni Kōkiri. It works with Māori and other government agencies to better support Māori land owners to make the most of their whenua.