Whakamahia

Support, information, and opportunities

Te Puni Kōkiri works across government and the private sector to support Māori development. This section includes information, services and opportunities, available to Māori through a range of organisations, including Te Puni Kōkiri.

He kuku ki te kāīnga, he kākā ki te ngahere

As a cooing dove is at home, so is a parrot in the forest (Refers to those who say nothing in a discussion but are full of opinions afterwards)

Culture

Marae

Marae are a key feature of Māori society. The marae is a place where the Māori language can be spoken, where customs can be explored and debated, and where important ceremonies can be performed.

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Te Reo Māori

Te Reo Māori is the indigenous language of Aotearoa, New Zealand. It is one of three official languages of the nation.

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New Zealand Honours

Our honours system is a way for New Zealand to say thanks and well done to those who have served and those who have achieved.

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Community

Māori Housing Network

The Māori Housing Network has been set up to support the energy, enthusiasm and entrepreneurship in the Māori housing sector with information, advice and practical support to build capability.

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Matika – Moving the Māori Nation

Moving the Māori Nation is a contestable fund to promote Whānau Ora through whakapakari tinana and is aimed at improving the wellbeing of whānau Māori.

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Rangatahi Suicide Prevention

Māori suicide rates are high in Aotearoa. Te Puni Kōkiri is working with other government agencies, expert groups and community organisations to reduce Māori suicide.

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Whānau Ora

Whānau Ora is about increasing the wellbeing of individuals and whānau to lead full lives and uses the power of whānau to improve the wellbeing of individuals and whānau.

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Māori Electoral Participation

To motivate and inform rangatahi to enrol and vote, Te Puni Kōkiri has launched a programme with a social media campaign using Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat.

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Development

Effective Governance

This effective governance information is designed to help trustees and directors of Māori organisations with their responsibilities and role as guardians and leaders.

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IT and Innovation

Te Puni Kōkiri works in partnership with other government agencies and the private sector to develop policies and opportunities that support the growth and development of Māori within the Information Technology sector.

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Māori Land Service Updates

Creating a new Māori Land Service focused on what land owners need is essential. Upcoming wānanga will ensure their voice directly informs the proposed new services.

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