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  • Ngāpuhi Runanga & Te Puni Kōkiri Partnership Bears Fruit

    • Date: 20 June 2018

    On Friday 22 June, over 100 fruit trees will be delivered to Ngāpuhi whānau living in the rural mid-north.

    This planting and food supply initiative is part of the Rural Regeneration programme and partnership between the Te Rūnanga-Ā-Iwi O Ngāpuhi and Te Puni Kōkiri to provide practical help and support to vulnerable Ngāpuhi whānau living in the rural areas of the Hokianga, Horeke, Otaua, Waima and Tautoro.

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  • Historic Māori magazines get new lease of life online

    • Date: 11 June 2018

    New Zealanders will soon have more access to historic Māori magazines thanks to a new agreement between the National Library of New Zealand, Te Taura Whiri i te Reo Māori and Te Puni Kōkiri.

    "The pages of Te Kaea, Tū Tangata and He Muka are filled with rich content that give us insight into Māori perspectives in the 1970’s and 1980’s. Seeing them all digitised and made available online will give those ideas and perspectives a new lease of life." says Minister for Māori Development Nanaia Mahuta. 

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  • Kei te whakamihia tētahi papakāinga hou e Te Puni Kōkiri

    • Date: 01 June 2018

    Ko te whakatuwheratanga o tētahi papakāinga hou ki Heretaunga te whakatinanatanga o te wawata nui o ngā reanga maha o tētahi whānau te kī a te Manahautū Tuarua o Te Puni Hononga ā-Rohe, a Di Grennell.

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  • $7 million for Whenua Māori Programme

    • Date: 21 May 2018

    As part of the Government's commitment to fit-for-purpose services for Māori land owners, $7 million has been set aside for the Whenua Māori Programme in Budget 2018.

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  • $15 million for housing repairs and papakāinga

    • Date: 18 May 2018

    As part of the Government’s approach to addressing housing issues in New Zealand, $15 million has been set aside in Budget 18 for Māori housing repair projects and papakāinga.

    “Our strong focus on housing as a Government will reach whānau, hapū, iwi and rōpū – we are targeting homelessness, increasing public housing, improving the quality of rental homes, building affordable homes, and looking for partnership opportunities," says Minister Mahuta. 

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  • Funding will move rangatahi Māori from learning to earning

    • Date: 17 May 2018

    $14 million in Budget ‘18 has been set aside to support outcomes for rangatahi Māori that enhance their education and employment opportunities.

    "We want to help rangatahi Māori overcome the challenges preventing them from fulfilling their potential.  This funding will be focused on identifying the enabling factors that motivate rangatahi towards greater and more meaningful goals for them, and more enduring outcomes overall for their whānau," says Minister Mahuta. 

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  • He papakāinga hou mō ngā whānau i pā kinotia e ngā waipuke ki Edgecumbe.

    • Date: 20 April 2018

    "Kei te whakahīhī au i te whakatūnga o tēnei papakāinga. Kei te kaha mātou ki te mahi ngātahi ki ngā hapori, ki ngā tari kāwanatanga me ngā whakahaere ā-rohe ki te tautoko i ngā wawata o ngā iwi me ngā rōpū Māori," ko tā te Manahautū Tuarua, Te Puni Hononga ā Rohe, a Di Grennell mō te whakatūwheratanga o te papakāinga hou mō ngā whānau i pā kinotia e ngā waipuke ki Edgecumbe. 

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  • Kua whakarewaina te kaupapa o Taiohi Ararau | Passport to Life

    • Date: 21 March 2018

    Ko te kī a Minita Jackson, he mea nui me whai ngā rangatahi i ngā ara tika ki te mahi, arā, me whai pūkenga, me kite hoki i ngā tūmomo huarahi e wātea ana ki a rātou. 

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  • Kei te whakanui Te Puni Kōkiri i ngā wāhine Māori i kōkiri i te mana pōti

    • Date: 07 March 2018

    Hei tā te Toihautū Whakakapi o Te Puni Kōkiri, hei tā Di Grennell, he mea nui kia whakanuia te mahi a ngā wāhine Māori mō te kaupapa o te mana pōti.

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  • Kei te mihi a Te Puni Kōkiri i te ngākaunui o te Kaunihera ki te reo Māori

    • Date: 20 February 2018

    "Me mihi te Kaunihera o Pōneke i tō rātou māia ki te whakamana i te reo Māori hei reo kōrero i te tāone matua o Aotearoa," te kī a te Toihautū a Te Puni Kōkiri, a Michelle Hippolite.

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