Resources for iwi

Resources to support iwi responding to COVID-19.

Te Arawhiti

Te Arawhiti is the Office for Māori Crown Relations. It has COVID-19 iwi support resources available, including information on funding opportunities and epidemic response plans.

You can download templates and view sample response plans made public by other iwi, and a step-by-step guide on applying for funding to support your iwi with their COVID-19 response.

Te Arawhiti (external link)

Te Puni Kōkiri

Te Puni Kōkiri, the Ministry for Māori Development, has information about key issues that could affect you and your whānau, along with guidance on how to manage the COVID-19 pandemic.

COVID-19 information for Māori (external link)

Te Kupenga

Te Kupenga is the Māori Economic Development Unit at the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment. Te Kupenga has collated COVID-19 information to support the Māori business community.

COVID-19 support for the Māori business community (external link)

Latest updates

8 Paengawhāwhā | April 2020

Television, the internet and hard copy learning packs are some of the ways whānau and ākonga Māori will be supported when schools and kura begin term 2.

Media release from Hon Kelvin Davis (external link)

22 Poutū-te-rangi | March 2020

The Government announced a plan to support Māori communities and businesses through COVID-19.

Media release from Hon Peeni Henare (external link)

20 Poutū-te-rangi | March 2020

The Government has allocated $100 million to help redeploy workers affected by the economic impact of COVID-19, with the hard-hit region of Gisborne-Tairāwhiti to be the first helped.

Media release from Hon Phil Twyford, Hon Shane Jones and Hon Willie Jackson (external link)

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