Piki mai ki te waka e kōkiri ai a Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei.

We welcome your interest to work with us.

Current Vacancies.

Receptionist / Administration - Te Puna Reo Okahukura

Receptionist / Administration

Nau mai, Haere mai, come join us at our Puna Reo as our Kaiwhakatau Manuhiri.

Whai Maia is the tribal development arm for Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei.  We are a diverse business which encompasses education and learning, careers and employment, housing, health and wellbeing, tourism and heritage, and environmental and resource management areas.

The opportunity:

We are looking for a part time Receptionist/Administrator to work with the awesome team at Te Puna Reo Okahukura in Ōrākei. It is an exciting role for someone who is passionate about working for a tamariki with kaiako, and helping whānau from within our community.

The hours are Monday to Friday, between 7.30am and 12.30pm, part time hours around 15 – 25 hours per week (to be discussed and confirmed with the successful candidate).

As part of a high-performing team, you will enjoy working in a diverse workplace, with friendly and supportive team members. We are also relatively unique, being iwi-owned (Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei), and have a strong focus on providing high-quality affordable early childhood education for our community.

You will work with the Puna Reo team to deliver a great experience for our whānau and Tamariki. The role includes providing administration support.

  • Greet tamariki and be the first point of contact for whānau
  • Answering phone enquires and taking messages
  • Basic office duties
  • General administration support for our team
  • Data Entry
  • Ordering and stationery
  • Site coordinator

Our ideal candidate:

  • Provides a warm, friendly, and proactive approach
  • Experience with Microsoft Office – Word, Excel, Outlook
  • Clear communication style, both written and verbal
  • Strong data entry with high speed and accuracy
  • Enjoys working as part of a team
  • Familiarity with kaupapa Māori an advantage

If you are looking to be a part of a great team this could be the role for you! In return we will reward you with a collaborative, community rich environment that will grow your career in an organisation unique to New Zealand.

This role closes on Monday 25 November 2019. 
We would love to hear from you, please click here to apply now.

Registered Nurse Prescribing – Ōrākei Health Services

Registered Nurse Prescribing – Ōrākei Health Services

Come and join our small, friendly family clinic. We seek a vibrant and compassionate team member who is a registered nurse prescribing in primary health care.

We are a Māori-owned nurse-led clinic situated in Ōrākei and have scope to grow. We provide a wide range of services to our community.

For more information about the role, please contact the Practice Manager, Kanwal Shar KanwalS@orakeihealth.org.nz. Position closes when a suitable applicant is appointed.

Registered Nurse – Well Child Tamariki Ora Services

Registered Nurse – Well Child Tamariki Ora Services

We are looking for a registered nurse to deliver on the Well Child Tamariki Ora contract on behalf of Whai Maia Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei. We provide a kaupapa Māori home-based Well Child service, that focuses on quality health outcomes for pēpī.

You’ll be part of a small team that mainly focuses in East Auckland. For more information about the role, please contact the General Manager, Ariana Paul arianap@nwo.iwi.nz. Position closes when a suitable applicant is appointed.

Kaiako - Te Puna Reo Okahu Kura

Kaiako – Te Puna Reo Okahu Kura

Te Puna Reo Okahu Kura is uniquely part of the Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei landscape and has the most stunning views of the Waitamata and Rangitoto. The Puna is looking to strengthen their team with an experienced kaiako who is passionate about tamariki and embraces te reo Māori and is offering a full-time position for the right person.

The Puna is accredited for 50 tamariki and has been operating for over 12 years. We are wanting someone who is able to work as a collaborative and reflective kaiako and can provide quality learning to tamariki based on the principles of Te Whāriki and values of our organisation.

For further information or to apply for the role, please contact Rangimarie McColl, Tumuaki of Te Puna Okahu Kura, rangimariem@nwo.iwi.nz


External Opportunities.

Click here for external mahi opportunities - Park Hyatt Auckland, Waikato Tainui & more.

Check out the External Mahi Opportunities below. Whānau members can directly apply or alternately we can support you and guide you through the application process. Contact Jamie Cook if you are interested – jamiec@nwo.iwi.nz


nib NZ

Join the nib team as a Customer Care Consultant or Health Care Consultant

 Customer Care Consultant.  

Applications close:  29th November 2019


Health Care Consultant.  

Applications close:  24th November 2019

Contact Jamie Cook if you are interested in applying  jamiec@nwo.iwi.nz

Park Hyatt Auckland

Looking for an opportunity to get into the hospitality business, the new Park Hyatt Auckland are looking for new employees with a difference. 

Contact Jamie Cook if you are interested in applying  jamiec@nwo.iwi.nz

National Tobacco Control Advocacy Service

Communications Lead with  National Tobacco Control Advocacy Service team.
No close date. 


Accor Hotels with Waikato Tainui

Multiple job opportunities around New Zealand at Accor Hotels with Waikato Tainui. Application closing dates may vary.


New Cafe* All Hospitality Staff* Mt Eden

Multiple job opportunities to fill positions in NEW café. Application closing dates may vary.