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

We welcome your interest to work with us.

Current Vacancies.

General Counsel - Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei - Trust

General Counsel

  • Report to the Chief Executive Officer
  • Build and manage the legal and compliance function
  • Join a friendly team in a flexible, collaborative working environment

Leverage your legal and strategic leadership skills in an innovative, values-based organisation that is working hard to achieve its strategic vision.

About the role

As the General Counsel of the Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei Trust, you will work closely with the Chief Executive Officer and its elected Board to provide advice and support on all legal and regulatory matters that affect the Trust.

In this newly created role, you will, amongst other things, identify and address commercial, social or environmental challenges and opportunities, establish a legal and compliance framework, manage and report on risk, draft and negotiate contracts and other arrangements, protect the Trust’s intellectual property and other rights, oversee proceedings and disputes, implement processes and facilitate training to ensure ongoing compliance with legal and regulatory obligations.

This is a permanent full-time role based in the city of Auckland.

What we’re looking for

  • At least 10 years’ post-admission experience, gained from private practice and inhouse.
  • Experience in corporate and commercial law, with some property and litigation management experience. An understanding of Maori law would be useful but not essential.
  • Solutions-focused and pragmatic, with strong communication, analytical and negotiation skills.
  • Strong influencing skills, capable of building positive internal and external relationships.
  • If not fluent in Te Reo, willing to learn.

About the entity  

Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei are one of the hapū (sub-tribe) of the wider Ngāti Whātua iwi (tribe).  Every member can trace their whakapapa (genealogy) to Tuperiri and are descended from the 3 hāpu: Te Tāōū, Ngāoho and Te Uringutu, collectively referred to as Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei.

Guided by core principles (including positive leadership, kinship and unity), the Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei Trust is a post-settlement governance entity that looks after the collective affairs of the hapū.  It is committed to managing, protecting and governing the Trust’s assets to ensure the cultural, commercial and social development of Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei for the benefit of its members.

How do I apply? 

We’d love to hear from you.  Please send your CV and a cover letter to us by Tuesday 6 August 2019, or contact us if you have any questions and quote reference number 875925.

Enjel Phoon BA LLB

027 232 1044 | enjel.phoon@artemisnz.com

Kathryn Cross BMus LLB

027 700 8049 | kathryn.cross@artemisnz.com


Nau mai, Haere mai, come join us at our Glen Innes Health Clinic as our Kaiwhakatau Manuhiri.

The opportunity:
Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei Whai Maia Ltd are looking for a part time Receptionist/Administrator to work with the awesome team at our health clinic in Glen Innes. It is an exciting role for someone who is passionate about working for a fast-paced clinic with medical staff, and helping patients from within our community.

The hours are Monday to Friday, between 8am and 2pm, 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 professional and 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 healthcare for our community.
You will work with the administration team to deliver a great experience for our patients. The role includes providing reception cover and some administration support.
• Greet manuhiri and be the first point of contact while covering reception
• Answering phone enquires and taking messages
• Keeping reception and meeting rooms in order
• Basic office duties
• General administration support for our team
• Data Entry
• Catering for group
• 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. If this role excites you, we would love to hear from you, please click here to apply now. 

This role closes on Monday 22 July. 

Quality Assurance Developer

Quality Assurance Developer

The Quality Assurance Developer role is an integrated role across community, health and education services of Whai Maia. The purpose of the role is assist in the review, evaluation and development of operational procedures and processes that will enhance organisational performance.

In this position, you must have a keen eye for detail and excellent organisational and communication skills. Critical thinking and problem-solving abilities are a must, as well as a passion for quality assurance and quality improvement.

For more information or Position Description, please email Ariana Paul on arianap@nwo.iwi.nz. Applications close Wednesday 31stJuly 2019.

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

Applications close Wednesday 31stJuly 2019.


External Opportunities.

External Mahi Opportunities

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

External Internship / Cadetship Opportunities