The Trust Board is now seeking to appoint a CEO to assist the Trust in carrying out its duties, and in particular;

-       Support the Trust in designing, implementing and managing a governance framework;

-       Protecting and leveraging the rights of Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei’s treaty settlement and treaty rights;

-       Assuring compliance with the Trust Deed;

-       Establishing and leading the team;

-       Taking a proactive leadership role in the formulation of future strategic objectives and vision, and bringing these to the Board;

-       Monitoring, reviewing and assisting Whai Rawa and Whai Maia;

-       Developing and maintaining effective strategic relationships with key stakeholders including whanau, government, directors and service providers;

-       Ensuring the day to day operations of the Trust are effectively and efficiently co-ordinated and conducted within the framework agreed to by the Board; and

-       Building and maintaining a high-performance culture.


The ideal candidate will be a strong leader with excellent stakeholder engagement and management skills. Perhaps most importantly, they will have values and aspirations commensurate with Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei.


Interested candidates should forward a current CV to Jo Bell (

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