Ko Tu ki te awatea, ko Tahu to pō
Tu in the daytime, Tahu at night.(Tu-mata-uenga was the god of war, Tahu personified food and plenty.)
The New Zealand Royal Honours system is a uniquely New Zealand system, a way for New Zealand to say thanks and well done to those who have served and those who have achieved. The final honours lists are approved by The Queen of New Zealand.
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 Māori Housing Network has been set up to support the energy, enthusiasm and entrepreneurship in the Māori housing sector with information, advice and practical support to build capability.
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.
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 the private sector to develop policies and opportunities that support the growth and development of Māori within the Information Technology sector.
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.
Māori Business Growth Support is about helping Māori establish and grow their business. We do this by providing information, advice and brokering relationships.
Skills, Learning and Education is one of our priority areas. We work for Māori to be skilled, learned and innovative.
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.
Te Puni Kōkiri is working with rōpū across the motu to trial innovative approaches to assist whānau Māori into home ownership.
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.