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Feature stories, media statements, speeches and more.

170 applications received for Māori Digital Technology Fund

  • Date: 23 Hakihea 2016

170 applications have been received in the first round stage of the Ka Hao Māori Digital Technology Development Fund (formerly known as the Māori ICT Fund). The value of applications received totalled $69.4 M, for the $4-5 million available in this financial year.

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Māori land law reform one step closer

  • Date: 22 Hakihea 2016

Te Ture Whenua Māori Bill passed its second reading in Parliament just before Christmas (December 2016).

You can view the introductory speech in Parliament by Māori Development Minister Te Ururoa Flavell here.

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Having the time of my life

  • Date: 21 Hakihea 2016

At a Whānau Ora 'Measuring What Matters' conference in Auckland, numerous stories were told of whānau successfully designing their own solutions to issues affecting their health and wellbeing. The stories showed Whānau Ora in action! Here is Laddy's story.

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Pūkaki descendants celebrate papakāinga development

  • Date: 15 Hakihea 2016

The project has a total of 18 homes planned for the papakāinga. Stage one was completed in 2013 with four stand-alone homes and 3 duplexes (2 x 2 bedroom units). The recent build of these three x four-bedroom homes completes stage two of the project. To date, 10 out of the 18 planned homes are now completed.

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Ngāti Hāua Mandate

  • Date: 15 Hakihea 2016

The Ngāti Hāua Iwi Trust released it's draft mandate strategy on 13 December 2016.

Ngāti Hāua Iwi Trust is seeking a mandate to represent Ngāti Hāua in negotiations with the Crown for the comprehensive settlement of all the historical claims of Ngāti Hāua.

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Te Atihaunui a Pāpārangi rangatahi Phillip Turia set after accepting full volleyball scholarship to Campbellsville University, Kentucky USA

  • Date: 09 Hakihea 2016

Six foot four inches Phillip Turia is an 18 year old student at Palmerston North Boys High School whose talent on the volleyball court has landed him a full NAIA Division 1 Scholarship to Campbellsville University in Kentucky, USA.

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Te Ture Whenua Māori Update

  • Date: 09 Hakihea 2016

On 25 of November the Māori Affairs Select Committee reported Te Ture Whenua Māori Bill back with changes in areas such as representation, decision-making and the appointment of Judges to the Māori Land Court.

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Indigenous rights, responsibilities and resilience

  • Date: 08 Hakihea 2016

Over 200 judges, lawyers, tribal court members, thought leaders and community advocates gathered on the traditional lands of the Acjachemen and Tongva people in California USA for the World Indigenous Law Conference in October this year.

 

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Authentic values benefit Māori businesses

  • Date: 08 Hakihea 2016

The contribution of values-based Māori businesses to the New Zealand economy has been recognised in the New Zealand International Business Awards 2016.

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Turning research in to changes for whānau

  • Date: 08 Hakihea 2016

The Social Policies, Evaluation and Research Unit (formerly known as the Families Commission) has announced the launch of an annual fund of $750,000 to enable researchers to access the latest high quality data regarding families and children in contemporary Aotearoa.

 

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Māori governance training cuts straight to it

  • Date: 08 Hakihea 2016

Two and a half years in to their settlement Maungaharuru-Tangitū Trust were ready for some fresh ideas and the new governance training course, developed by Te Puni Kōkiri in partnership with the Institute of Directors (IoD), was a perfect fit.

 

 

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T-shirts sales spreading kindness to Kaikōura businesses

  • Date: 08 Hakihea 2016

Over $10,000 has been raised in t-shirt sales to support Kaikōura businesses following the 7.8 magnitude earthquake that struck the region on 14 November.

 

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A special Xmas gift for the public servant who has everything ….

  • Date: 08 Hakihea 2016

Jock McEwen (b.1915 – d.2010) cannot be called “a man of his time” because during his time paternalistic and assimilationist views were still widely held.

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Age means nothing

  • Date: 30 Whiringa ā-rangi 2016

Nineteen Kaumatua from Ōrongomai Marae took on Kaumatua IronMaori through the Matika Fund.

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Information and assistance for whānau post earthquake

  • Date: 16 Whiringa ā-rangi 2016

Read more for a range of funds and initiatives to assist whānau and friends who are responding, recovering, rebuilding and providing support following the earthquake on Monday, 14 November.

Updated 30 November 2016.

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Meeting Strengthens Cooperation Between Indigenous Peoples

  • Date: 05 Whiringa ā-nuku 2016

Te Puni Kōkiri, the Ministry of Māori Development, met with the Council of Indigenous Peoples, their counterparts from the Separate Customs Territory of Taiwan, Penghu, Kinmen and Matsu on September 5 in Wellington, to advance cooperation between both sides.

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The Whanganui Land Settlement Group released its draft mandate strategy

  • Date: 03 Whiringa ā-nuku 2016

The Whanganui Land Settlement Group released its draft mandate strategy on 3 October 2016.

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Whakatōhea Pre-Settlement Trust draft deed of mandate strategy

  • Date: 29 Mahuru 2016

In September 2016, the Whakatōhea Pre-Settlement Claims Trust submitted a draft Deed of Mandate to the Crown to represent Whakatōhea in negotiations with the Crown for the comprehensive settlement of the historical Treaty of Waitangi claims of Whakatōhea. The mandate of the Whakatōhea Pre-Settlement Claims Trust is to negotiate a draft settlement only. Any final settlement will require ratification from Whakatōhea.

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Video – He Whare Āwhina rūnanga complex

  • Date: 22 Mahuru 2016

Te Rūnanga o Whaingaroa’s current emergency/transitional housing policy provides a short-term (approximately twelve weeks) housing for up to six whānau at any one time, in three detached self-contained units located at He Whare Āwhina rūnanga housing complex. These whānau will then be supported by the rūnanga to move into long-term housing in private rental or Housing New Zealand properties or to other options provided by wider whānau

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Video – Providing ordinary services in an extraordinary way

  • Date: 22 Mahuru 2016

He Korowai Trust has been working for the last four years to create a housing solution for whānau in desperate need in Kaitāia. So the Trust have finally realised this dream with the opening of a 35 bed emergency accommodation complex.

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Video – Home repairs have massive impact

  • Date: 22 Mahuru 2016

The Sanderson whānau are part of a community housing repair project by Te Rūnanga o Whaingaroa in Kaeo, which will see them get long overdue repairs to their home

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Video – A place to call home

  • Date: 22 Mahuru 2016

As the country comes to grips with the ongoing housing crisis, Maori landowners are finding their own solutions. The owners and trustees of Te Aro Pā are amongst those leading the way with a build of 14 papakāinga homes at Greta Point in Wellington.

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Wairere Village something we all can be proud of

  • Date: 21 Mahuru 2016

An ambitious social housing project celebrated the opening of the first home that will provide affordable housing options for whānau and kaumātua in Hamilton. The completed show home - a two bedroom kaumātua unit - was opened at a ceremony attended by more than 100 people.

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Tainui-Whiro descendants open papakāinga in Raglan

  • Date: 21 Mahuru 2016

Three whānau moved into their new homes as part of the completion of stage one of Te Kopua 2B3 papakāinga scheme in Raglan.

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Maniapoto papakāinga workshops ends on high note

  • Date: 21 Mahuru 2016

The joint initiative co-funded between Te Puni Kōkiri, Waikato District and Waipā District councils provided three tailored wānanga held over three-months in the Waikato region for whānau trusts.

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Never too late to make a change

  • Date: 19 Mahuru 2016

If you had told a 14 year-old Jack Raharuhi that within 10 years he’d be managing a 450 hectare farm with more than 1000 cows and five full-time staff he’d have probably shrugged you off.

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First steps to Te Reo Māori journey

  • Date: 19 Mahuru 2016

Rawinia Higgins wants all New Zealanders to embrace Te Reo Māori, and believes the new Māori Language Act provides the structure that will encourage more positive attitudes towards te reo Māori through greater visibility.

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Transforming past crisis

  • Date: 19 Mahuru 2016

Nancy’s journey is much like the Whānau Ora movement that she has championed since its earliest days. It has been a transformative one, making her ideally suited to her new role at Te Puni Kōkiri as Chief Advisor.

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He rautaki mahi tahi mā te katoa

  • Date: 19 Mahuru 2016

Ehara a Ngahiwi Apanui i te tangata noho noa ki pae tata.

 

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South Island farm scoops up Ahuwhenua trophy

  • Date: 19 Mahuru 2016

For the first time in its 83 year history, a South Island dairy farm has won the prestigious Ahuwhenua Trophy BNZ Māori Excellence in Farming award.

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Hineprenuer – Building Whānau Wealth

  • Date: 19 Mahuru 2016

Bobbi Morice typifies Hinepreneur capability coaches around the motu who are providing Māori with advice and support and help build their personal, whānau and business wealth.

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Karen Vercoe – Stepping Up & Into Opportunity

  • Date: 19 Mahuru 2016

As a child Karen Vercoe was taught that when opportunities present themselves, she should always step up and take them. It’s a philosophy she has continued to pursue and apply – in her international sporting career, working for her iwi and as a successful business owner.

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Tairāwhiti-preneur: Bobbi Morice

  • Date: 19 Mahuru 2016

Tairāwhiti business woman and owner-operator of Ruatoria pies, Bobbi Morice, discusses business and her role as Hinepreneur capability coach.

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Kāhui Tautoko – A vision fulfilled

  • Date: 19 Mahuru 2016

Meet Mara Andrews, inspiring company Director who leads Kāhui Tautoko, a company with a formidable reputation for the work it does in the space of indigenous development.

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Miriana Stephens

  • Date: 19 Mahuru 2016

Miriana Stephens credits her business success to her grandparents who raised her by the motto ‘it’s an honour to serve’. “They had that entrepreneurial spirit,” she said, “so I guess it’s in my DNA.”

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Hemi Rolleston: Looking into the unknown

  • Date: 19 Mahuru 2016

Interim Chief Executive at Callaghan Innovation, Hemi Rolleston, discusses the need to support Māori business leaders to pursue innovation and entrepreneurship.

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Te Aro Pā – a place to call home

  • Date: 19 Mahuru 2016

As the country comes to the grips with the ongoing housing crisis, Māori landowners are finding their own solutions. The owners and trustees of Te Aro Pā are amongst those leading the way with a build of 14 papakāinga homes at Greta Point in Wellington.

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Home repairs have massive impact

  • Date: 19 Mahuru 2016

The transformation and impact has been massive. Our tamariki are really excited. The windows in their rooms and the holes in the floor will be fixed. There’s real excitement.” 

Such has been the impact of new funding in the north for Māori housing. 

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He who stands, lives

  • Date: 19 Mahuru 2016

The new Chair of Matika: Moving the Māori Nation, Trevor Shailer, discusses his vision for wanting to change the lives of whānau to be healthier and more active.

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Te Pātaka a Te Ururoa

  • Date: 19 Mahuru 2016

Matariki has risen bringing with it an opportunity for us to reflect on recent achievements. 

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Mai i te Toihautū

  • Date: 19 Mahuru 2016

Success is a relative thing. A person’s situation and past can often influence their current path’s trajectory. The various stories featured in this issue of Kōkiri illustrate this point perfectly.

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Mai i te Toihautū

  • Date: 02 Mahuru 2016

Kei ngā pā harakeke o te motu, tēnā koutou!

Our focus on supporting whānau to be more agile social units successfully navigating their futures continues to make inroads and give us inspiring stories including one about Aunty Joan in the Chatham Islands!

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Te Pātaka a Te Ururoa

  • Date: 01 Mahuru 2016

In this edition, Hon Te Ururoa Flavell shares some insight on the strength of whānau being central to Whānau Ora. He also recalls recent regional visits to Manawatu, Hawke's Bay, Te Tai Tokerau and Rotorua. 

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Whānau Ora - Te Kākano o te Totara Leadership Wānanga

  • Date: 31 Hereturikōkā 2016

Te Kākano o te Totara offers the opportunity to support the growth of these emerging leaders through wānanga, networking, coaching, and mentors to pursue whānau transformation.

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Home repairs make life easier for Chatham Islands Resident

  • Date: 31 Hereturikōkā 2016

Life is much easier for Chatham Islands woman Joan Hough, now that she has an affordable and reliable power supply and access to water.

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Hāngī Cooker set for success in Australasia

  • Date: 31 Hereturikōkā 2016

Hone Tipene has adapted the traditional earth oven for a modern lifestyle. He now has a successful business with an expected growth of 150%.

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Restoring my own mana

  • Date: 25 Hōngongoi 2016

Matanuku is a man who, with help from an initiative being run by the Manukau Urban Māori Authority in South Auckland, has turned his life around, and has taken steps to restore his own mana on his own terms.

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Kapa haka is for everyone

  • Date: 25 Hōngongoi 2016

Meet the new Executive Director of Te Matatini, Carl Ross, as he talks about his passion for kapa haka and priorities in his new role.

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From te reo 'outsider' to te reo ambassador

  • Date: 25 Hōngongoi 2016

There was a time when Jenny-May Clarkson felt like an “outsider” in her own culture. Yes, she “looked Māori, felt Māori”, but never quite got Māori.

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Te Mātāwai

  • Date: 25 Hōngongoi 2016

Membership of Te Mātāwai – the new organisation established to lead reo Māori revitalisation on behalf of iwi and Māori – is almost finalised and it’s likely it will hold its first meeting in late October 2016.

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Te Pātaka a Te Ururoa

  • Date: 25 Hōngongoi 2016

Karanga mai e Hine-takurua, karanga mai e Matariki!

The rise of Matariki is always a time to reflect – to be content with the year that has gone, and look forward to new challenges with renewed enthusiasm.

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Mai i te Toihautū

  • Date: 25 Hōngongoi 2016

Kei ngā ihuoneone, kei ngā taituarā o te ao Māori, tēnei ka mihi ake.

Nau mai Hine-takurua, nau mai Puanga kai rau, nau mai e te iwa o Matariki!

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He Korowai Trust – providing ordinary services in an extraordinary way

  • Date: 25 Hōngongoi 2016

He Korowai Trust has been working for the last four years to create a housing solution for whānau in desperate need in Kaitāia. This four year dream was finally realised with the opening of 9 homes within its social housing project – Kohuhu papakāinga, a 35 bed emergency accommodation unit, medical centre, community café and social services.

 

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Minister lays wreath at Korean War memorial in Seoul

  • Date: 05 Hōngongoi 2016

Māori Development Minister Te Ururoa Flavell took part in a wreath laying ceremony at the War Memorial of Korea acknowledging sacrifices during the Korean War including those of New Zealanders who lost their lives in the conflict.

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Minister leads Māori business delegation to South Korea and Japan

  • Date: 05 Hōngongoi 2016

Minister Te Ururoa Flavell led a Māori business delegation on a six-day Ministerial culture and trade mission to South Korea and Japan. 

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A lifetime of legislation

  • Date: 05 Hōngongoi 2016

Growing up in rural Northland, the oldest child of a widowed mother, Rihi Paea (or Tottie) Paki, Ben Paki is clear on his motivation for following a university pathway. On the eve of his retirement from Te Puni Kōkiri he shared some of his memories.

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Second choice leads to 50 year career

  • Date: 05 Hōngongoi 2016

When a young Pete Little finished a five-year Government rural field cadetship in 1966, he was asked to rank the four sponsoring agencies in order of where he would like to work.

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New Social Housing Development Opens at Mangatawa

  • Date: 05 Hōngongoi 2016

True to the proverb that it takes a whole village to raise a child, these tamariki are doubly blessed in that they have their parents as well as the numerous kuia and koro who live in 16 kaumātua units close by to nurture and raise them together.

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A good innings

  • Date: 05 Hōngongoi 2016

Between them, Pete Little and Ben Paki have notched up nearly 80-years service to Te Puni Kōkiri and its iterations.  So as they had towards retirement, we asked them to share their memories.

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'Measuring what matters for Whānau' - 2016 Whānau Ora Conference

  • Date: 05 Hōngongoi 2016

‘Measuring what matters for Whānau’ is the theme of the 2016 Whānau Ora Conference, hosted by Te Pou Matakana, the North Island commissioning agency.

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Proposals sought for emergency housing places throughout New Zealand

  • Date: 10 Pipiri 2016

The Ministry of Social Development has released a Request for Proposals (RFP) seeking proposals from providers interested in delivering emergency housing contracted places across New Zealand.

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Thankful for a shot

  • Date: 25 Haratua 2016

Applying for up to 60 jobs a week with no success was getting her down. It wasn’t until Vanisa completed a single Māori mother’s employment programme offered through Manukau Urban Māori Authority that she was successful in her search.

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Mā te uaua anō ona ora - Life is in our power of muscle

  • Date: 19 Haratua 2016

This week Minister Flavell announced the Māori Housing Network will receive a $12.6 million boost over the next four years in Budget 2016.

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Solar panels help whānau get on their feet

  • Date: 17 Haratua 2016

It has been a long-awaited home improvement project for the Tukaokao whānau to get access to an affordable and reliable power supply and the whānau couldn’t be happier.

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$12.6 million boost for Māori Housing Network

  • Date: 12 Haratua 2016

Māori Development Minister Te Ururoa Flavell said at a pre-budget announcement the Māori Housing Network will receive a $12.6 million boost over the next four years in this year’s Budget.

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Whānau Ora - Three new funding rounds open

  • Date: 12 Haratua 2016

Te Pūtahitanga are excited to announce three new investment rounds opening on 1 May 2016 and a round of hui throughout Te Waipounamu to help you put in the best possible application. Applications close 31 May 2016.

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Whānau Ora - New Te Pūtahitanga initiative launched

  • Date: 12 Haratua 2016

The 1000 Days Trust, a Te Pūtahitanga o Te Waipounamu initiative, has been launched in Christchurch and aims to establish a specialised service for Southland pepi and whānau during the first 1000 days of a child’s life.

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Whenua Māori Fund for land owners

  • Date: 12 Haratua 2016

Are you interested in generating a return from your land? Do you want to want to improve returns from your land?

Te Puni Kōkiri manage the Whenua Māori Fund to support owners and trustees of Māori freehold land explore different uses of land, and news ways to boost its productivity.

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Te Ture Whenua Māori in Parliament

  • Date: 12 Haratua 2016

The new Te Ture Whenua Māori Bill recently had its first reading in Parliament.

 

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Technology helping businesses engage with the Māori Economy

  • Date: 11 Haratua 2016

Māori and iwi organisations have the potential to become multi-million dollar businesses, if not already.

 

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Te Pātaka a Te Ururoa

  • Date: 11 Haratua 2016

In this edition, Hon Te Ururoa Flavell talks about two pieces of legislation in the House namely Te Ture Reo Māori and Te Ture Whenua Māori and shares insight from his recent regional visits to Te Waipounamu and Waiariki.

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Golden Shears can pay off for highly skilled Māori

  • Date: 11 Haratua 2016

Each year the Golden Shears competition, which is the largest shearing and wool handling event in the world, attracts competitors from all over the world all vying for the coveted Golden Shears title and Māori are among the best.

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Funding and programmes for whānau-centred services transferred to Whānau Ora

  • Date: 11 Haratua 2016

The Government is transferring up to $11.38 million in funding and programmes from the Ministry of Social Development to support Whānau Ora.

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Notification of the Whakatōhea Pre-Settlement Claim’s Trust Mandate Hui

  • Date: 15 Paengawhāwhā 2016

In November 2015, the Tū Ake Whakatōhea Collective submitted a draft mandate strategy to the Crown for consideration.

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Whānau Ora - Tane Takitu Ake set for new intakes

  • Date: 06 Paengawhāwhā 2016

“Tane Takitu Ake” which means “to stand up together as men” is the focus of this innovative programme. It’s aim is to support Māori men helping other Māori men with high health and social needs to realise their full potential.

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Whānau Ora - Creating a path to independence

  • Date: 06 Paengawhāwhā 2016

When choosing a path in life, sometimes it’s not one big step you need to focus on, but the series of small incremental ones that lead you to your destination. For Sherina, mum to 5 young tamariki, that big step was moving to Rotorua but the small incremental step was developing her Whānau Plan.

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Whānau Ora - Whānau Tahi a finalist in Hi-Tech awards

  • Date: 06 Paengawhāwhā 2016

Whānau Tahi was announced as a finalist in the 2016 New Zealand Hi-Tech awards. They started their own software solutions company, Whānau Tahi, and built their own system: Whānau Tahi Navigator. Whānau Tahi Navigator effectively puts whānau in the driver’s seat of their own health and social services plan.

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How the “Ania’s” got their way

  • Date: 06 Paengawhāwhā 2016

Kōkiri speaks with the Ranga-Bidois whānau in Ngāruawāhia who opened their papakāinga in October 2015 which, for them, was the fulfilment of a dream.

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Homes for whānau are now ready in Hastings

  • Date: 06 Paengawhāwhā 2016

Waipatu is now home to a brand new modern day papakāinga.

Tucked away on Bennett Rd, Hastings, are eight new homes situated in a self-sufficient paradise that is predominantly off the grid and built on Māori freehold land.

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Wellington’s first urban papakainga opens its doors

  • Date: 06 Paengawhāwhā 2016

A dawn blessing on Saturday 19 March marked the opening of 14 new affordable whānau homes at Wellington’s Te Aro Pā papakāinga.

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Mai i te Toihautū

  • Date: 04 Paengawhāwhā 2016

Ngahuru, kura kai, kura tangata. Harvest time, wealth of food, the wealth of people.

 

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Whenua Māori Fund Open

  • Date: 29 Poutūterangi 2016

Maori land owners are keen to explore ways to better utilise their whenua as applications to the new Whenua Maori Fund start coming forward.

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Whānau Ora - Pā Ora, Pā Wānanga at Omaka Marae

  • Date: 29 Poutūterangi 2016

Whānau of Omaka Marae in Blenheim believe in the whakatauki ‘He tangata akona ki te marae, tū ki te ao, tau ana’. If a person is well connected to their marae they will learn all the values and principles needed to participate in the global village with confidence.

 

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Te Pātaka a Te Ururoa

  • Date: 29 Poutūterangi 2016

Nō muri mai i te Kirihimete me te Tau Hou ko Te Aranga te tuatahi o ō tātou tino hararei. Tāna e tohu nei ko te hekenga mai o te waewae o Hine Takurua, ka makariri ngā rā, ka roa ake ngā pō.

Kia titiro whakamuri au ki te tau kua pahure tonu nei, he koanga ngākau tōku ki ngā mahi kua tutuki nei i a Te Puni Kōkiri ki te taha o ngā iwi, o ngā hapū, me ngā whānau.

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Ranginui e tū iho rā

  • Date: 29 Poutūterangi 2016

Thousands descended on Ōrākei marae, many more followed the live stream coverage to pay tribute, to honour and to grieve the loss of one of te ao Māori’s most influential academic leaders and advocates – Dr Ranginui Walker.

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Mōkai Kāinga: All about community

  • Date: 29 Poutūterangi 2016

For more than three decades Mōkai Kāinga Trust in Wellington has been ‘giving back’ to the community it serves. We visited Ōwhiro Gardens to discover a little bit more about what happens on the ground.

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Ahuwhenua finalists' field days

  • Date: 29 Poutūterangi 2016

The three Ahuwhenua Trophy finalists - Ngāi Tahu Farming Limited, Tewi Trust and The Proprietors of Rakaia Incorporation have hosted their field days.  Last month the three finalists were announced by the Minister in Parliament .  The winner will be announced Friday, 20 May.

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Whānau Ora - Café and Cookery School opens

  • Date: 24 Huitanguru 2016

Jade Temepara has waited a long time to realise her whānau dream of opening a café and cookery school based on healthy organic living and traditional Māori foods. Now that dream is a reality and Kākano Café is open in central Christchurch

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Te Ture Whenua Māori Reform hui update

  • Date: 19 Huitanguru 2016

Nationwide hui to update people on changes made to Te Ture Whenua Maori Bill are underway and will be completed by the end of February.

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Whāia te iti kahurangi

  • Date: 17 Huitanguru 2016

In this edition, Hon Te Ururoa Flavell, writes about a new fund to support Māori land owners and looks forward to The Māori Language (Te Reo Māori) Bill being reported back from Parliament.

 

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Toitū te whenua, toitū te tangata: productive land, prosperous people

  • Date: 17 Huitanguru 2016

Whatungarongaro te tangata toitū te whenua. As man disappears from sight, the land remains.

 

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Whānau Ora - Reo Pēpi pukapuka

  • Date: 17 Huitanguru 2016

Tokorua ngā hākui nō Ngāi Tahu kua mahi tahi ki te waihanga i tētahi kohinga pukapuka ātaahua mā te hunga tamariki, e whakaaturia ai te reo Ingarihi me Te Reo Māori, ā, kei roto hoki ētahi whakaahua i tāia e te ringa. 

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Whānau Ora supports USO Bike Ride initiative

  • Date: 17 Huitanguru 2016

USO riders aim is to cycle the length of New Zealand as a challenge to the Māori and Pacific community to focus on Cancer awareness, regular health checks, and lifestyle management throughout all ages.

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Rise Up!

  • Date: 17 Huitanguru 2016

Fourteen Māori women will soon make their mark as graduates of the world’s first indigenous international leadership coaching programme.

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Tai Tokerau Economic Action Plan launched

  • Date: 17 Huitanguru 2016

Te Tai Tokerau Economic Action Plan was launched last month, emphasising that Māori, government and industry working in unison was critical to grow incomes, jobs and investment in Northland.

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Ngāpuhi Festival

  • Date: 17 Huitanguru 2016

More than 32,000 people crowded out Northland College and Kaikohe to attend the 11th Ngāpuhi Festival last month. 

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Honey is like the “It Girl” of the primary industry sector

  • Date: 17 Huitanguru 2016

Māori Trustee Jamie Tuuta outlines Te Tumu Paeroa plans to support more Māori into the honey industry.

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Ahuwhenua Trophy finalists announced

  • Date: 17 Huitanguru 2016

Māori Development Minister Te Ururoa Flavell and Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy have congratulated this year’s Ahuwhenua Trophy competition finalists, celebrating excellence in Māori farming.

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Kaupapa Māori bowls everyone away

  • Date: 17 Huitanguru 2016

Manaakitanga and tautoko were well demonstrated at the 2016 Aotearoa National Māori Bowls Tournament held in Wainuiomata over Waitangi weekend.

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Te Ara ki te Pire mō te Ture Whenua Māori

  • Date: 16 Huitanguru 2016

I ngā tau 40 kua pahure, koianei te whakahoutanga nui ki Te Ture Whenua Māori. I te roanga o taua wā, ko te hiahia o te Māori ko te tino rangatiratanga o ō rātou whenua.

 

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Whānau Ora - From First Year Reflections to the Future

  • Date: 12 Huitanguru 2016

The Pasifika Whānau Ora and Aniva Pacific Health Workforce National Conference in Wellington, on November 25 - 26 2015, provided opportunities for Pacific providers and partners of Whānau Ora to share ideas, knowledge and experience gained from the first year of Whānau Ora Commissioning.

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Uenuku Charitable Trust Deed of Mandate

  • Date: 05 Huitanguru 2016

The Office of Treaty Settlements (OTS) invites submissions, views or inquiries concerning the draft Deed of Mandate of the Uenuku Charitable Trust (UCT) for the settlement negotiations of the historical Treaty claims of Te Korowai o Wainuiārua (the central Whanganui Large Natural Group).

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Ko te mea nui o te ao

  • Date: 27 Kohitātea 2016

Hutia te rito o te harakeke, kei hea rā te kōmako e kō?

Kī mai ki ahau, he aha te mea nui o te ao?

Māku e kī atu, he tangata, he tangata, he tangata.

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Te Ture Whenua Māori

  • Date: 27 Kohitātea 2016

He nui tonu ngā aho o te taura roa e whiri ana i te Māori ki te whenua me te ture. He kupenga whīwhiwhi kē te otinga o te whakatūnga o te Kōti Whenua Māori i tērā 150 tau. Nō muri mai, ka mātua rerekē te mana whakahaere me te tūhonotanga o te Māori ki te whenua.

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Entries now open for Prime Minister's Education Excellence Awards

  • Date: 22 Kohitātea 2016

The Prime Minister's Education Excellence Awards recognise and celebrate outstanding achievements in early childhood education, primary and secondary schooling. Entries are now open until 18 March 2016.

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Kōkiri 33 Raumati – kei ngā rori

  • Date: 22 Kohitātea 2016

Pānuihia ētahi o ngā kōrero mai i te putanga o Kōkiri 33 ki roto i tēnei putanga o Kōkiritia.

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Toi Kikī 2016

  • Date: 22 Kohitātea 2016

Mō ngā wiki e toru, i ia rua tau, ka tū Te Taurima o Aotearoa (New Zealand Arts Festival) ki Pōneke. Koia nei tētahi o ngā taiopenga toi whakahirahira o te motu, e kitea ai ngā momo mahinga toi nō Aotearoa me rāwāhi.

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A day in the life: of a wahine farmer

  • Date: 22 Kohitātea 2016

Hannah Wallace won Ahuwhenua Young Māori Farmer of the Year 2015, making her the first woman to win the award.

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Hēnare: ko te aroha mutunga kore

  • Date: 19 Kohitātea 2016

Kei whea mai ki ngā toi rei a te pakihi o Hēnare e hao nei i te umanga rei o Aotearoa. Ko ngā rei ā-ringa, he mea hanga ki ngā rawa o te taiao, he mea whakarākei ki te pūmahara, he taonga e minaminatia ana e te marea.

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Mauao ki Hana Paraniko

  • Date: 19 Kohitātea 2016

Tekau-mā-rua ngā ākonga o Te Wharekura o Mauao i haere atu ki Silicon Valley, i Hana Paraniko, i raro i tētahi kaupapa e whakahau ana i ngā rangatahi ki te whai i te ara mātauranga.

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Tau kē!

  • Date: 18 Kohitātea 2016

Nō Te Ātihaunui-a-Pāpārangi a Chelsea Bayly. E 26 tau tōna pakeke, otirā, ko ia tētahi o ngā wāhine ruarua kua whakawhiwhia ki tētahi tūranga mahi tūturu ki tāna wāhi mahi. Ko te nuinga o ōna hoamahi he tāne, kē.

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Te Utu a te Ihu Oneone

  • Date: 18 Kohitātea 2016

Nō tērā tau noa, ka eke a Hohaia Brown (nō Ngāpuhi) ki te 20 tau te pakeke. E toru tekau ngā kaitono ki te Kura Tauira Māori o Te Mana o Whakaaro i te wā i whakaaetia tāna tono.

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Te Pātaka a Te Ururoa

  • Date: 18 Kohitātea 2016

Ngā mihi o te tau hou ki tēnā, ki tēnā o koutou.

He tau anō, he wawata anō, he whāinga anō. Kua tīmata mai te tau 2016.

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Moriori Mandate Reconfirmation

  • Date: 15 Kohitātea 2016

The Hokotehi Moriori Trust (HMT) is seeking to reconfirm its mandate to represent Moriori in Treaty settlement negotiations with the Crown.

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