Te Puni Kōkiri

Te Puni Kōkiri: TPK

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Te Puni Kōkiri leads Māori Public Policy and advises on policy affecting Māori wellbeing.  We are the principal advisor on Government-Māori relationships. We monitor policy and legislation, and we provide government with high quality policy advice.

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Dec 2016
The aim of the formative evaluation is to examine how well the Whānau Ora commissioning model is working across the three agencies. It addresses the key question, “How well has commissioning, as a model (or approach), positioned each agency to achieve the Whānau Ora outcomes?” The focus of this evaluation is on the model – and not the performance of the commissioning agency nor whānau outcomes...
Sep 2015
The first phase of Whānau Ora (2010 – 2015) has focused on strengthening provider capability to design and deliver whānau-centred approaches. This report presents findings from the research and monitoring programmes undertaken during the first phase to determine: which components of whānau-centred approaches were evident during implementation, and the degree to which they aligned with...
Apr 2015
Whānau and Low-Income Household Savings, He Kai Kei Aku Ringa, examines options for whānau and low-income household savings schemes, and identifies several areas through which the Crown, iwi and interested parties and/or stakeholders could intervene to encourage positive savings behaviour on behalf of whānau and low-income households.
Apr 2015
This report presents an overview of the 2013 Māori economy from statistical information that was provided from a number of sources but primarily from the Census in 2013. This report further provides valuable information and findings about the economic landscape of the Māori Economy is the most current information available.
Jul 2014
In July 2014 the then Minister of Whānau Ora, Minister Turia presented this Whānau Ora Achievements Report in the House. The report summarises the achievements of Whānau Ora over the four years it had been in place.  The report also includes success stories, the commissioning approach and future priorities.
Jun 2014
Māori entrepreneurship and Māori in business are growing fields of inquiry particularly since the financial recessions of the 1980s. The importance to the New Zealand economy of small and medium enterprises and entrepreneurs who create them is gaining momentum. The findings of this document indicates that Māori entrepreneurs differ from what is described as the ‘ideal’ entrepreneur.
7 May 2014
Social services are working more and more collaboratively to deliver services to New Zealanders. This occurs throughout the sector, from frontline NGOs delivering services on behalf of multiple agencies, all the way to agencies and Ministries in Wellington working together to find new solutions. This is based on the recognition that addressing complex social issues is rarely the responsibility...
May 2014
Goal 3: Financial Literacy and Savings, He Kai Kei Aku Ringa, provides a snapshot of financial literacy services for Māori. The report aims to enable financial literacy service providers and educators to draw conclusions about how their services can best meet the needs of Māori. The term ‘financial literacy’ refers to the ability to make sound financial decisions. It allows whānau to make the...
This report identifies the development aspirations and needs of Māori tourism businesses, and identfies how we can collaborate to help those businesses to develop.
Tamakaiwānanga explores what motivates Māori boys to achieve in education. The report aims to identify ways in which rangatahi, whanau and teachers can work together to reduce barriers to disengagement.

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