He totara wahi rua he kai na te ahi
A totara split in two is food for the fire (Unity is strength)
Marae are a key feature of Māori society. The marae is a place where the Māori language can be spoken, where customs can be explored and debated, and where important ceremonies can be performed.
Te Reo Māori is the indigenous language of Aotearoa, New Zealand. It is one of three official languages of the nation.
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.
Moving the Māori Nation is a contestable fund to promote Whānau Ora through whakapakari tinana and is aimed at improving the wellbeing of whānau Māori.
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.
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.
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.
Our honours system is a way for New Zealand to say thanks and well done to those who have served and those who have achieved.
Creating a new Māori Land Service focused on what land owners need is essential. Upcoming wānanga will ensure their voice directly informs the proposed new services.
Skills, Learning and Education is one of our five kaupapa, or priority areas. We work for Māori to be skilled, learned and innovative.