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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24 Jun 2010
This publication reports on a wānanga hosted by Te Puni Kōkiri on 24 June 2010. It was an opportunity to share the learning from Māori designed, developed and delivered initiatives with policy analysts and others working to address the drivers of crime and with an interest in reducing the over-representation of Māori in the criminal justice system.
Jun 2010
This research looks at how the out of school service sector is working for Māori and to explore what is important to them in accessing out of school services for their children and the choices that they have available to them when doing so. It also looks at opportunities and challenges and explores what improvements are necessary to meet and continue to meet Māori needs and priorities for this...
May 2010
Increased educational achievement by Māori contributes to improved wellbeing for individuals and whānau. This fact sheet presents information that illustrates the benefits of education in terms of employment, income and health.
Feb 2010
Growing and promoting higher levels of Māori entrepreneurship and innovation has been identified as one of the key enablers for greater Māori participation in the future economy. This research brings together quantitative information from Statistics NZ’s 2001 and 2006 Censuses of Māori entrepreneurs for Te Moana ā Toi (Bay of Plenty region) and New Zealand. It also highlights Māori...
Dec 2009
Kia Eke ki ngā Taumata, kia Pakari ngā Kaiako - He Tirohanga Akoranga: An Exploration of In-Service Support and Professional Development Provision for Māori-Medium Teachers. Haemata Ltd was contracted by Te Puni Kōkiri to carry out research into the in-service support and professional development provision available to teachers teaching in immersion levels 1-4 in order to better understand how...
Sep 2009
There is no doubt of Auckland’s importance to New Zealand overall as well as to Māori. Nearly one quarter of New Zealand’s total Māori population live there and just over 11 percent of people in the Auckland region identify with the Māori ethnic group. Māori participation in New Zealand’s GDP lifted significantly from $2.6 billion or 1.96 percent in 2003 to $8.3 billion or 5.35 percent in 2006...
Jun 2009
This fact sheet presents information about the uptake of Early Childhood Education in New Zealand since 2000.
Jun 2009
As a member of both the Taskforce for Action on Sexual Violence and the Taskforce for Action on Violence within Families, Te Puni Kōkiri completed two significant initiatives – the Tiaki Tinana Report and the Māori Research Agenda. The Tiaki Tinana Report is a case study of Tiaki Tinana, a sexual violence prevention project delivered within a Kaupapa Māori Framework. You can download a summary...
Mar 2009
This report provides an overview on New Zealanders’ use of broadcasting and related media. It reports data about what media devices New Zealanders (including Māori) own or access, how often they use them, in what ways, and for what purposes. The purposes for which devices were used included: entertainment; music; sport; news and weather; research and information; and viewing or listening to...
These reports provides an overview of the health of the Māori language in 2006, and makes some comparisons with the health of the Māori language in 2001. They consider the health of the language in three areas: status, knowledge and acquisition, and use.

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