The Gisborne office is part of the Ikaroa–Rāwhiti region of Te Puni Kōkiri.
Our regional manager is Mere Pohatu.
If you have a Māori event in Te Tairāwhiti that you wish to promote on this page, please visit Rauika and enter the details.
For all other general enquiries please email us or phone us on 06 868 0208.
Te Puni Kōkiri House, 299 Gladstone Road, Gisborne 4010
PO Box 140, Gisborne 4040
Local events and updates
Latest events and updates for this section are listed below.
Te Mātāwai Hui
Te Mātāwai, the new Māori language entity, want Māori in Gisborne to help create its strategic direction for revitalising the language.
- Open to the public, no booking required
- Organiser: Te Mātāwai
Cultural tourism in Te Tairāwhiti
A Tairāwhiti Cultural Tourism discussion will be held at Te Puni Kōkiri offices on Wednesday 22 March, starting at 10:30 am
Tairāwhiti Māori Economic Development Report
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.
Exploring horticulture – Ohuia Incorporation
Ohuia Incorporation in the Ikaroa – Rāwhiri region with 300ha of Māori freehold land is exploring their horticulture options.
Seeking alternatives – Chadwick Family Trust
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.