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    Te Rūnanga o Ngāti Kuia Trust

    Whānau Ora Navigator

    We are pleased that we have an opportunity to strengthen manaaki a-iwi in Te Tauihu through the provision of a new whānau ora navigator role specifically to support the eight Iwi collaboration in our ongoing response to Covid-19.  

    This role is based primarily at the Ngāti Kuia office in Whakatū. It is designed specifically to support the eight iwi of Te Tauihu being Ngāti Kuia, Ngāti Rārua, Ngāti Koata, Ngāti Toa Rangatira, Rangitāne o Wairau, Ngāti Apa ki te Rā Tō, Te Atiawa and Ngāti Tama.

    Working closely with the Ngāti Kuia General Manager this role will primarily focus on providing key activities to support whānau to be self-determining including, but not limited to:

    • Identify whānau current circumstances and steps to achieve their aspirations.
    • Navigate services and opportunities around whānau, enabling whānau to be more self-managing and responsible for their economic, cultural and social development and well-being.
    • To support whānau to identify strengths within whānau, facilitate and mentor whānau to identify aspirations, and draw on a range of approaches to support whānau in achieving their goals.

    To ensure success in this role you’ll have the following skills and experience:

    • A strong ability to be self managing and unsupervised.
    • Ability to work in a team but operate independently when required
    • Passion for learning and change to create a unity of purpose and vision
    • Whanaungatanga, Manaakitanga and Rangatiratanga – maximizing opportunities, strengths and results from the collective
    • An understanding of kaupapa Māori within an organisation setting
    • An understanding or willingness to learn te reo and tikanga Māori

    This is a fixed term position and could be either a fixed term employment or a fixed term contractor arrangement for the suitable candidate

    The position is a 12-month Fixed-Term position for 40 hours per week from June 2020 to June 2021.

    We are grateful for the support of Te Pūtahitanga o Te Waipounamu for their resourcing of this important role.

    For further information and confidential enquiries please contact General Manager David Johnston at or 021 062 1297.    

    Applications Close 7 June 2020.

    192 Rutherford Street, Nelson, New Zealand 7010

    Many of you will know Helen Leahy, Pouārahi at Whānau Ora provider Te Pūtahitanga o Te Waipounamu. Today, Helen has a special message for Te Tauihu and also announces a new Manaaki Navigator role for the rohe.

    Mauri ora!

    Click the video to hear from Helen Leahy, Pouārahi atTe Pūtahitanga o Te Waipounamu.

    Kaihautū Tari

    Permanent role - 30 hours per week

    Te Kura Kaupapa Māori o Tuia te Matangi is a Year 1-13 kura situated in Richmond and we are seeking an experienced Office Manager to oversee the kura office and administration in a sole charge capacity.  The role is vital to the success of the kura and involves a wide range of duties including managing and maintaining:

    • Accurate record-keeping systems and kura information, both electronic and paper
    • Secretarial and admin support services for the Tumuaki and Board of Trustees
    • A friendly and nurturing environment for staff, students, whānau and visitors
    • Liaison with external agencies regarding administration matters
    • Assistance with other administration and support duties as may be required by the Tumuaki

    Preferred applicants will display the following:

    • Kia ū ki te kōrero Māori i ngā wā e mahi ana ki roto i te kura
    • Kia rongo ngā manuhiri me te whānau ki te manaakitanga
    • High degree of professionalism and confidentiality
    • Role model for positive behaviour

    For a copy of the full job description and to see more about our kura please visit our website

    For further enquiries or to apply for role please contact the Board Chairperson, Jaqui Ngawaka at

    Applications, including a CV and cover letter, must be received by 5pm Sunday 14 June 2020

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    E-commerce scholarships for Māori businesses

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    Directors x 2, Te Pūtahitanga

    Project description

    Te Pūtahitanga o Te Waipounamu seeks to appoint two Directors to the current board of Te Pūtahitanga o Te Waipounamu General Partner Limited.

    The collective membership of the Board needs to have extensive practical expertise in the following areas:

    • Whānau Ora;
    • Procurement / commissioning strategic and operational oversight;
    • Economic and business solutions for individuals and communities;
    • Kaupapa Māori values, approach and delivery;
    • Whānau and community building;
    • Impact and outcome-driven philanthropy;
    • Philanthropic processes and models.

    Full Director brief

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    Application consent

    Applications close Wednesday 3 June 2020. For confidential enquiries please contact Janyne Morrison on or on 021 659 546.

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