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    Kia tu katoa rā, te Mauri Ora, me te Ohaoha, me te Hononga, me te Taiao o Ngāti Rārua, a te tau 2040.
    By 2040, a viable Ngāti Rārua culture, economy, society and environment.

    Pou Mauri Ora | Cultural Manager

    Te Rūnanga o Ngāti Rārua

    • Full time position (1.0 FTE)
    • Te Tauihu (Top of the South Island)

    Te Rūnanga o Ngāti Rārua is the mandated iwi authority of the iwi Ngāti Rārua who are from Te Tauihu o te Waka a Māui and of Tainui waka. The role of the Rūnanga is to care, uphold and enhance the mana, the assets and the whānau whanui of Ngāti Rārua.

    We are seeking expressions of interest for a person to provide senior leadership and management of our cultural programme as Pou Mauri Ora. You will be an integral part of our Executive Leadership Team to implement our strategy, Kia Pai te Noho.

    You will have staff management experience and strategic development in leadership roles, ideally within a Māori context.  You will bring a Te Ao Māori perspective while working in collaboration with our partners and stakeholders.

    This position will be based in Te Tauihu but will work across the motu to ensure cultural initiatives impact the whānau of Ngāti Rārua. Te Rūnanga o Ngāti Rārua has offices across Te Tauihu, in Blenheim, Nelson and Motueka.

    You will:

    • Have a high level of competency in te reo Māori and demonstrable practice of tikanga and āhuatanga Māori
    • A relevant tertiary qualification
    • Be an energetic and capable leader

    To express your interest or request the position description please email

    Expressions of Interest close 5.00pm, Monday 19 June 2023.

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