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Growing kōhine Māori leaders
Te Puni Kōkiri and Manatū Wāhine are working together to develop wāhine leadership programmes for kōtiro, kōhine, wāhine and kuia.
Teaching kōhine Māori to hunt for kai
Supporting kōhine Māori to hunt for kai, a role traditionally undertaken by tāne, is teaching them about tikanga and enabling them to build relationships with other kōhine Māori.
Empowering rangatahi and kōhine wāhine
Napier rangatahi were given space to dream and hold on to their ‘Māori heart’ through workshops and wānanga focused on empowerment and learnings of tikanga and cultural identity.
Long-term Insights Briefing 2023
The Public Service Act 2020 requires all department chief executives to publish a Long-term Insights Briefing at least once every three years. Our LTIB presents a series of evidence-based scenarios depicting whānau wellbeing and contemplating a medium to long-term future as seen through a Māori lens. The LTIB is an opportunity to enhance public conversations about long-term issues and to meaningfully contribute to future decision-making.
Chile and Aotearoa strengthening reo revitalisation together
Shared experience between Chile and Aotearoa for revitalising indigenous languages will benefit both countries.
Māori Purposes Bill 2023 and Associated Regulations – Policy Approvals
These documents sought Cabinet’s agreement for policy decisions that will amend Māori legislation through a Māori Purposes Bill and to regulations.
Revised Negotiating Mandate for the Development of International Legal Instruments Protecting Traditional Knowledge and Cultural Expressions at the World Intellectual Property Organization
These documents sought Cabinet’s agreement to update the 2010 interim negotiating mandate for two international legal instruments protecting traditional knowledge and traditional cultural expressions .
Join Te Wiki o te Reo Māori movement
Te Wiki o te Reo Māori started on 14 September 1972, in recognition of the 30,000-signature strong petition to parliament for te reo Māori to be taught in schools.
It's International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples
To all indigenous peoples of the world, kia pai to rā! International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples is celebrated and acknowledged every year on 9 August.
It's International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples
To all indigenous peoples of the world, kia pai to rā!
Today, 9 August 2023, we celebrate and acknowledge International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples.
Māori Communities COVID-19 Fund Evaluation Report
Te Puni Kōkiri commissioned an independent evaluation of the Māori Communities COVID-19 Fund (MCCF) to better understand how the MCCF helped lift Māori vaccination rates, and how cross-agency collaboration supported whānau wellbeing at home and in their communities.
An update about support for businesses affected by North Island weather events
The Treasury and the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment via Kānoa, their regional economic development and investment unit, have opened applications for lending support packages for businesses affected by North Island weather events.
First wāhine Māori appointed Chief Judge Māori Land Court
Deputy Chief Judge Caren Fox has been announced the new Chief Judge of the Māori Land Court - an immense achievement of notable significance.
IPECTCA Partnership Council Representatives Positions
The Indigenous Peoples Economic and Trade Cooperation Arrangement (IPETCA) is calling for Expressions of Interest for two New Zealand Indigenous Representatives to the IPETCA Partnership Council.
Recognising Matariki Stars of Aotearoa
Ngā Tohu Matariki o te Tau provides the opportunity to acknowledge and celebrate those who have made considerable contributions to Aotearoa across a range of diverse backgrounds and sectors, locally, nationally and globally.
ACC seeking Sexual Violence Customer Advisory Panel members
Applications close 20 July. The SVCAP connects ACC to the voices and needs of survivors of sexual violence and those who support them on their journey.
We acknowledge the passing of Dr Ihakara Porutu Puketapu
We pay tribute to Dr Ihakara (Kara) Porutu Puketapu who was a precious treasure, a guardian, and an influential leader in Māoridom.
Aotearoa New Zealand’s Universal Periodic Review
Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (MFAT) is seeking feedback on the draft national report for Aotearoa New Zealand’s Fourth Universal Periodic Review.
GCSB Women in STEM Scholarship – Now Open
Applications for the 2023 GCSB Women in STEM Scholarship are now open and close Saturday 1 October. There are four scholarships available, one of which will be dedicated to a Māori or Pacific person.
The Ministry of Culture and Heritage have developed a range of resources for use free of charge.
Te Puni Kōkiri helps fund partnership for Te Reo assistive technology
Te Puni Kōkiri is supporting the Tua o te Pae team from Wahanga Tū Kōrero / TalkLink Trust and Te Hiku Media to explore the development of the first ever synthetic te reo Māori voice that is compatible with communication assistive technology devices.
Sediment and debris management package available for cyclone affected whenua Māori
The government is providing $30 million to support whenua Māori owners with vital clean-up of sediment and debris in Tairāwhiti and the Hawke’s Bay regions affected by Cyclone Gabrielle.
Call to successors of the Hāwea/Wānaka SILNA land
This year, successors to the Hāwea/Wānaka South Island Landless Natives Act 1906 (SILNA) land will be establishing a representative body that will work with the Crown on issues regarding the land in Wānaka committed to them.
Te Tai Tokerau construction business receives a boost
Justin Roberts (Ngāpuhi) of Te Putahi Projects features in a new video showcasing his success with the Te Puni Kōkiri Progressive Procurement Capability Uplift Programme, through localised support from Te Hiringa Trust in Whangārei.
Whenua engagements continue in Ikaroa-Rāwhiti
Māori landowners on the East Coast have the opportunity to engage kanohi ki te kanohi with Te Puni Kōkiri about their whenua.