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Incentive payments made by Te Puni Kōkiri to Whānau Ora commissioning agencies Incentive payments made by Te Puni Kōkiri to Whānau Ora commissioning agencies

16 April 2019: During the Māori Affairs Committee’s Annual Review of Te Puni Kōkiri in December, committee members asked about an “incentive payment” that had been distributed to shareholders of a Whānau Ora commissioning agency. We reviewed the arrangements, and have written to Te Puni Kōkiri with our findings.