Te Puni Kōkiri

Te Puni Kōkiri
Te Puni Kōkiri works within the public sector, and with Māori communities, to support Māori collective success at home and globally. Te Puni Kōkiri means a group moving forward together. As the name implies, we seek to harness the collective talents of Māori to produce a stronger New Zealand. Te Puni Kōkiri was established in 1992 under the Ministry of Māori Development Act 1991. Our broad functions under the Act are: To promote increases in levels of achievement by Māori in education, training and employment, health and economic resource development; and To monitor and liaise with other government departments and agencies to ensure their services for Māori are adequate. In this section you can find out more about us:


Te Puni Kōkiri House
143 Lambton Quay
Wellington 6011
New Zealand

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+64 4 819 6000