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

We welcome your interest to work with us.


Current Vacancies.

Poukōkiri - Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei Whai Māia Ltd

Poukōkiri Overview.

This role will support the GM – Culture and Identity to bring a wide range of projects within Toi Whātua to fruition.  We are looking for a dynamic person with experience in managing projects within a Māori environment.  This person must have a strong of reo Māori fluency to be able to undertake the role.

Tenure:  Fixed term till 30 June 2021, 30 hours per week.

We are looking for a person with: 

  • Experience (4+ years) in a high level Project Management role
  • High degree of initiative, drive, and resilience
  • Excellent organisation skills
  • High degree of proficiency with MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Ability to work in a complex and dynamic environment with multiple stakeholders and partners
  • Ability to work independently as well as within a team
  • Creative flair and the ability to challenge the way we see and do things
  • Affinity with kaupapa māori a must
  • High proficiency in te reo, ngā tikanga, me te whakaaro māori also a must

If this sounds like you, please email hr@nwo.iwi.nz to apply. 

Applications closes on the 2 December 2020. 

Archives and Collections Manager - Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei Whai Māia Ltd

Archives and Collections Manager Overview.

The Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei Tribal Archival Project (TAP) was established to aggregate, organise and preserve files and taonga relating to Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei with the primary aims of:

  • Enabling iwi members to access their history regardless of where they live and
  • Facilitating Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei in telling its own story

The project is led by Whai Māia Limited, a subsidiary of the Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei Trust Board, which is charged with the responsibility of furthering the cultural and social aims of the hapū. The collection is currently limited but with the expectation that it will grow rapidly in the coming years.

As part of its three-year development plan, Whai Māia is looking to hire an archivist/archives collection manager who will be responsible for:

  • Leading the implementation of a collection management system and enacting the necessary changes to ensure that the system suits the needs of Whai Māia
  • Establishing systems for collecting, indexing, and naming key organisational documents

We are looking for a person with: 

  • A tertiary qualification in a relevant field e.g. information management, archives, museum studies etc
  • Experience working with Māori collections and/or archives
  • Experience naming and indexing files, and retrieving indexed files
  • Experience with accessioning into a collection management system

If this sounds like you, please apply via seek. If you have any pātai please email hr@nwo.iwi.nz .

Applications closes on the 4 December 2020. 


Te Tōangaroa Asset Manager - Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei Whai Rawa

Our whenua at Te Tōangaroa is not only the largest contiguous landholding in Te Pokapū o Tāmaki (Auckland CBD), it is our single largest commercial asset worth circa $700m. Generating around $30m in revenue last financial year, Te Tōangaroa plays a significant part in supporting our hapū in fulfilling our aspirations.

 An opportunity has arisen for an outstanding and experienced asset manager to develop and drive strategies to create a vibrant and desirable place to work, live and play, and enables our vision for Te Tōangaroa to come to fruition. We’re looking for an exceptional communicator who will need to forge and maintain strong relationships with a variety of internal stakeholders (whānau, staff, hapū governance) and external stakeholders such as the ground lessees, tenants, consultants and local government officials. 

If you have any patai or would like to apply, please email vicki@moranconsulting.co.nz.

Assest Manager Job Description



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


The Senior Māori Outcomes Advisor role.

The new Senior Māori Outcomes Advisor will increase the capability of the Māori Outcomes team to support our work together. The role will report to the Head of Māori Outcomes and, amongst other things, assist in the delivery of the Mana Whenua Outcomes Framework.

The salary band for the role is $85,000 – $110,000.

A link to the role is here: https://bit.ly/EkePanukuSeniorAdvisor


Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei Annual General Meeting 2020.