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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Feb 2013
In 2011 Te Puni Kōkiri commissioned an evaluation on: how well the Te Puni Kōkiri investment strengthened the capacity and capability of Māori Wardens; and how well Te Puni Kōkiri implemented the investment. This is the full report of the evaluation findings. Published in 2012.
The Tracking Whānau Ora Outcomes July – December 2013 report reviews results from action research and Whānau Ora Provider Collective reports from June – December 2013. The results presented in this report are of whānau engagement in Whānau Ora services and provider transformation to whānau-centred service delivery, including a summary of key findings.
24 Nov 2012
This research looks at how Pacific families manage their finances. The information can be used by government and providers as they design future initiatives with Pacific families. Problem debt is one symptom of financial hardship, and is a significant barrier to families enjoying a meaningful, rewarding life. Problem debt is defined as ‘unmanageable debt leading to financial strain. The...
Nov 2012
Why do Māori leave New Zealand and move to another country to live? Which countries do they settle in and why? How are they faring in their new home? Do they maintain connections with New Zealand and will they ever return? These are some of the questions looked at in an online survey of Māori and non-Māori New Zealanders living overseas.
Nov 2012
This publication provides information for parents and whānau and looks at: the benefits of Māori immersion education, what to expect, what children learn, preparing your child for kura, and supporting your child's language development.
Jun 2012
Māori with higher levels of qualifications are more likely to be employed and earn higher incomes. Higher qualifications also have a positive influence on broader socio-economic outcomes including higher levels of overall life satisfaction, increased health status, and a greater ability to save and generate wealth in the future. In 2012 Te Puni Kōkiri completed a monitoring report on the...
Jun 2012
This summary is specific to good practice findings in the Gateway programme, which was one of the three programmes or services evaluated. Gateway supports secondary students in Years 11 to 13 to undertake structured workplace learning in a range of industries to achieve National Certificate of Educational Achievement (NCEA) credits. The Gateway programme is administered by the Tertiary...
Mar 2012
Marae are a key feature of the cultural Infrastructure of Māori society, acting as guardians of mātauranga and taonga and connecting whānau through whakapapa. The Status of Marae in 2009 report presents some of the findings from the Marae Development Project undertaken by Te Puni Kōkiri Regional Offices in 2009. Marae face changing patterns of use and marae community participation. The...
Feb 2012
Waka Māori was a Māori showcase pavilion supported by Government to: contribute to the vibrancy and energy of the Auckland waterfront; provide a unique venue for hosting events that was quintessentially Māori, South Pacific and New Zealand in form; and provide a facility for future hosting opportunities at key international events promoting New Zealand. This survey report captures visitors’...
Prepared by BERL, this report estimates the size of the Maori Economy and illustrates the relationships between Māori economy and the wider New Zealand economy.

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