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

We welcome your interest to work with us.

Current Vacancies.

Pouarahi Kapa - Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei Whai Maia

Pouarahi Kapa

We have an exciting new role for a person that is passionate about te reo Māori and kapahaka.  This role will be a part of a dynamic team that will be delivering Ngāti Whātua Orakei Whai Maia reo programmes for 2020 and beyond.

As a Pouarahi Kapa you will deliver programmes, develop resources and provide guidance and support regarding Māori frameworks.  Click here for the position description.

If you are interested in the role please send your CV to tekurataiaho@ngatiwhatuaorakei.com

Closing Date:  Thursday 16 April 2020

Pouarahi Matua - Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei Whai Maia

Pouarahi Matua

The purpose of the position is the successful coordination and delivery of te reo Māori outcomes for Ngāti Whātua Orakei Whai Maia. This role will support the uptake and visibility of te reo Māori across Whai Maia, the Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei group, our hāpori, with connections to our external partners.

Another part of this role is providing high quality research, advice and support in relation to Ngāti Whātua Orakei history and mātauranga.  In doing so, the role will support the collective and consistent responses that support the aspirations of Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei across projects and kaupapa, and will increase understanding across the hapū.  Resource development will be a way to share knowledge and facilitate connection to the hapū.

Click here for the Position Description. 

Mehemea he hiahia nōu ki tēnei mahi e rite ana ki tēnei na, tukua mai tō tono ki a tomi@nwo.iwi.nz

Applications close date: Friday 10 April 2020. 

Practice Nurse – Ōrākei Health Services

Practice Nurse

Nau mai, Haere mai, come join us at Ōrākei Health Services. 

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

We have two nurse roles we are recruiting for currently: we are looking for a Charge|Clinical Nurse Manager and a Primary Heath Care Nurse to work with the awesome team at our GP clinic in the Eastridge Mall, Mission Bay. We need someone highly engaged, passionate about patient care, customer-focussed, and comfortable in a busy clinic.

We are a busy VLCA practice with a diverse patient mix, and can offer the successful candidate workplace variety, and a supportive team and management structure. 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 administrators, nurses, and doctors to deliver a first-class experience. 

This role is a full-time role with a 0.8 minimum FTE. No weekend work is required.

Our ideal candidates:

Essential skills:

  • Two years post-graduate experience
  • Familiar with chronic care/long term conditions management
  • Works autonomously and works well in a team with confidence
  • Demonstrated experience in a General Practice or Accident & Medical environment

Desirable skills:

  • Cervical Smear taker,
  • or willing to train as a Cervical Smear taker
  • Phlebotomy
  • Experience within a GP clinic settings
  • Tech savvy – preferably Medtech32 PMS
  • Immunisation certificate
  • Cervical smear taker
  • Clear communication style, both written and verbal
  • Enjoys working as part of a team
  • Familiarity with kaupapa Māori an advantage

If this sounds like you, or you are interested to learn more, please click here to apply via seek. 

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, Kirimoana Willoughby at KirimoanaW@nwo.iwi.nz . Position closes when a suitable applicant is appointed.

Kaiako - Te Puna Reo Okahu Kura

Kaiako – Te Puna Reo Okahu Kura

Ko koe te kaiako o ngā kaiako e pīkoko ana ki te whakapakari i tō tātou reo me ona tikanga?

Nau mai haere mai! Are you looking to work in an environment where your passion, creativity, and energy can be unleashed?

Are you seeking to provide quality care and education to tamariki/mokopuna in a kaupapa Māori environment?

Te Puna Reo Okahukura Early Childhood Centre is looking for a trained kaiako with a high level of fluency in te reo Māori who will nurture our mokopuna and help plan and implement learning programmes that respond to the identity, interests, strengths and capabilities of all our tamariki.

We are located in Ōrākei, close to the marae, overlooking the beautiful Waitematā.  Tō mātou waimarie, our playground extends out on to Ngāti Whātua’s whenua rangatira.  Come see for yourself!

The ideal applicant will:

  • Have the ability to proactively integrate Te Reo Rangatira me ōna Tikanga Maori in all aspects of the curriculum, on a daily basis.
  • Establish responsive and reciprocal relationships with tamariki that respect their interests, individuality, culture, and place in the community.
  • Be conscientious and resilient and keep up with the mahi of a high-functioning team.
  • Actively support and contribute to your team’s professional development, while taking ownership of your own.
  • Tautoko i ngā tikanga o Whai Maia o Ngāti Whātua: Whanaungatanga, Kotahitanga, Wairuatanga, Kaitiakitanga, Manaakitanga, Rangatiratanga, Ahi Kaa, Ngāti Whātuatanga.

Applicants must be ECE registered (incl. provisional) and conversant in Te Reo Māori. Applicants must have the right to take on a permanent role in NZ at the time of application.

If this sounds like you, we would love to hear from you! Apply via seek or email: hr@nwo.iwi.nz

External Opportunities.

Click here for external mahi opportunities - nib, NZ Police & 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 Joseph Royal if you are interested – josephr@nwo.iwi.nz

nib – Health Insurance

Iwi relationship manager with nib Applications will close once ideal candidate is found. 


NZ Police

Communicator Roles Application closing dates may vary.

City Centre Jobs & Skills Hub

Multiple mahi opportunities through City Centre Jobs & Skills Hub.

Click here to view the opportunities available. Opportunities in Construction, Hospitality, Customer Service and more. 

Application closing dates may vary.


Trainee Train Driver Applications close: 2 March 2020

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

Accor Hotels with Waikato Tainui

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