Te Puni Kōkiri (Ministry of Māori Development) is the Crown’s principal adviser on Crown-Māori relationships. They also guide Māori public policy by advising Government on policy affecting Māori wellbeing and development. Te Puni Kōkiri means a group moving forward together. Te Puni Kōkiri was established in 1992 under the Ministry of Māori Development Act 1991. Their 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. • To monitor and liaise with other government departments and agencies to ensure their services for Māori are adequate.
Phone: (04) 819 6000
Te Roopu Waiora Trust
Te Roopu Waiora Trust is a unique kaupapa Maori Organisation founded and governed by whanau with physical, sensory and intellectual disabilities. They provide information about disability services and supports, gatherings for whanau to share their aspirations, gatherings for providers to improve service engagement, a safe and welcoming environment, knowledge about Maori disability isssues, network links and contacts, community research and planning
Maori disability awareness.
Phone: (09) 2774513