Te Puni Kokiri

Language preference: Māori English

Language preference: Māori English

Gisborne

Te Puni Kōkiri House, 299 Gladstone Road, Gisborne 4010

E kore e ngaro, he tākere waka nui

We will never be lost, we are the hull of a great canoe

About us

The Gisborne office is part of the Ikaroa–Rāwhiti region of Te Puni Kōkiri. 

Regional Manager

Our regional manager is Mere Pohatu.

Events

If you have a Māori event in Te Tairāwhiti that you wish to promote on this page, please visit Rauika and enter the details.

General enquiries

For all other general enquiries please email us or phone us on 06 868 0208.

Contact us

Our office can be reached via our phone number 06-868-0208 or at tpk.tairawhiti@tpk.govt.nz.

Te Puni Kōkiri House, 299 Gladstone Road, Gisborne 4010

PO Box 140, Gisborne 4040

Tel: 06-868-0208
Fax: 0800 875 329

Local events and updates

Latest events and updates for this section are listed below.

  • Te Mātāwai Hui

    • Date: 10 April 2017
    • Time: 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

    Te Mātāwai, the new Māori language entity, want Māori in Gisborne to help create its strategic direction for revitalising the language.

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    • Open to the public, no booking required
    • Organiser: Te Mātāwai
  • Cultural tourism in Te Tairāwhiti

    • Date: 21 March 2017

    A Tairāwhiti Cultural Tourism discussion will be held at Te Puni Kōkiri offices on Wednesday 22 March, starting at 10:30 am

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  • Tairāwhiti Māori Economic Development Report

    • Date: 27 February 2017

    On February 28, at a launch held in Tūranga two Tairāwhiti economic development reports were unveiled. The Tairāwhiti report funded by Te Puni Kōkiri, was written by Te Whare Wānanga o Awanuiārangi. The report explores the economic opportunities available within the region for Māori, whānau, hapū and iwi. The second is the Regional Economic Action Plan which highlights the strategic priorities for the region over the next five years.

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  • Exploring horticulture – Ohuia Incorporation

    • Date: 10 February 2017

    Ohuia Incorporation in the Ikaroa – Rāwhiri region with 300ha of Māori freehold land is exploring their horticulture options.

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  • Seeking alternatives – Chadwick Family Trust

    • Date: 10 February 2017

    While based in Ikaroa-Rāwhiti region, the Chadwick Family Trust were succesful in securing $43,200 from the Whenua Māori Fund for their forestry block located in the Te Taihauāuru region.

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