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Events Coordinator - 12 week full time position
Events Coordinator - 12 week full time position
Whareora, Orakei



The Events Coordinator is a 12-week role to support the Brand Manager and Comms team in delivering a range of events for Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei. We have a number of events on the go and in planning and need an enthusiastic, high energy individual to work closely with the Brand Manager, our Marae, event partners and whanau to deliver successful events meeting event budgets and objectives.

The role will ensure resources, projects and programme elements are delivered through their lifespan from inception to delivery. It will also set, meet and/or exceed agreed critical path deadlines and quality standards, and anticipate and resolve challenges to quality standards, timelines and budgets, negotiating solutions as to deliver events.





  • Brand Manager
  •  Communications Team
  •  Whai Maia Senior Managers and all other staff
  •  Orakei Marae


  • Event organisers/contractors
  •  Community
  •  Cultural stewards (Iwi, cultural associations)
  •  Event stakeholders



Event Coordination and


  • Design, develop and deliver professional events that deliver to Whai Maia and stakeholder expectations.
  •  Develop event plans and budgets. Track progress and ensure variances are escalated.
  •  Ensure that delivery of all events meet relevant statutory and regulatory requirements.
  •  Ensure event risks are identified and mitigation/contingency strategies are developed and implemented.
  •  Negotiate, procure and schedule resources to deliver event programmes.
  •  Work closely with the Brand Manager to secure funding and resources and to understand commitments and deliverables.
  •  Ensure that deadlines, budgets and quality standards are met.
  •  Ensure you contribute to a climate of continuous improvement within the unit.
  •  Ensure event reporting and evaluation is completed in a timely manner and in accordance with funding agreements.

Personal Conduct

  • Promote a safe and healthy workplace by undertaking responsibilities as outlined in Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei’s health and safety policy and procedures.
  •  Ensure the health and safety of event participants is a core element of event design and delivery.
  •  As an employee of Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei you are required to familiarise yourself with and comply with all organisation policies, including but not limited to, the Employee Code of Conduct.




* Tertiary qualification in events desirable.

* Evidence of relevant, recent and continuing experience within the events industry or related field.

* Te Reo māori knowledge and fluency is an advantage

* Full and clean drivers licence.

* Experience in working within a kaupapa Māori framework – desired

  • Can confidently recite and sing the Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei pepeha

If this sounds like something you would be interested in, please apply.

Job Number: 012

Posted: April 24, 2018

Weekly Hours: 40.0

Innovation Intern
Innovation Intern
Mahuhu cres, CBD (Whai Maia offices)


Position Description


Position Title Innovation Intern

Reports To Innovation Officer

Direct Reports NA

Location 32-34 Mahuhu Crescent, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010

Date April 2018


Purpose of Position


The innovation intern is a 14-week role to support the Innovation Officer in completing an Augmented Reality project within Ngati Whatua Orakei Whai Maia. This will involve championing the innovation process within the organization, adopting and implementing strategies and new ideas in the creative design of a Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei narrative.

This will require working closely with the Innovation Officer, our technology partner, other organisational stakeholders and end-users to identify, recommend, and successfully deliver the project within the agreed parameters.

Key Responsibilities 

Project Coordination

  • Work closely with supplier to ensure they are delivering in accordance with agreed timeline and plan.
  •  Provide updates to the Innovation Officer on a regular basis, ensuring a ‘no surprises’ approach is taken.
  •  Ensure required meetings are organized and any key stakeholders are kept informed of progress.
  •  Complete update reports as required, to inform our Board and management on progress.
  •  Working with the communications team to ensure a successful launch for whanau and the wider community.

Quality Control

  • Ensuring the project delivers a high quality outcome for the hapū.
  •  Ensure the development work accurately reflects the pepeha elements as agreed and signed off.
  •  Arrange project milestones to be signed off in accordance with the project plan.
  •  Bring any quality or technical issues to the Innovation Officer in a timely way. 

Health and Safety

  • Make a full commitment to ensuring current health and safety practices are effective and applied
  •  Continuously strive to make the workplace safer


Person Specification:

* Passionate about futurism, technology and creative design for raising the aspiration for our whanau.

* Can commit to 8.30 – 5. Monday to Friday

* IT literate and comfortable with Microsoft Office 365

* Punctual, organised, cheerful, and able to communicate well

* Is passionate about and has experience with creative design

* Experience in a complex and dynamic environment with multiple stakeholders and partners.

* Can recite and sing the Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei Pepeha

* Proficiency in ngā tikanga me te reo Māori

Closes Monday 30th April
Applicants contact

Job Number: 011

Posted: April 24, 2018

Weekly Hours: 40.0

Office Administrator – Te Puna Reo Okahukura
Office Administrator – Te Puna Reo Okahukura
Te Puna reo Okahukura


We are looking for a superstar Administrator to work with the awesome team at Te Puna Reo Okahukura, Early Childhood Centre. We need someone highly engaged, passionate about our tamariki, and comfortable in a busy environment.


You will work with the Centre Manage and Kaiako to deliver a genuine, tamariki focused experience.


Our ideal candidate:

- Able to commit to 8.30 – 5. Monday to Friday

- IT literate and comfortable with the Microsoft suite

- Punctual, organised, cheerful, and able to communicate well

- Willing and able to engage in play with tamariki, as part of the role is relieving teachers who are on a break

- Able to or puts genuine effort into pronouncing te reo Māori and respects tikanga Māori


Job Number: 009

Posted: April 19, 2018

Weekly Hours: 40.0

Doctor – Orakei Health Services
Doctor – Orakei Health Services
Eastridge Mall, Mission Bay.


Orakei Health Services is a well-established, Cornerstone accredited practice based in a great location, at the Eastridge Mall, Mission Bay. We have an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic Doctor to join our high-performing team.


We are a busy VLCA practice with a diverse patient mix, and can offer the successful candidate workplace variety, interesting clinical challenges, flexible hours and a supportive team and management structure. We are also relatively unique, being iwi-owned (Ngati Whatua Orakei), and have a strong focus on providing high-quality affordable healthcare for our community.


About you:

Our ideal candidate is hard-working and enjoys contributing to a collegial team environment. Resilience and a good sense of humour goes a long way in our practice! We are moving towards becoming a nurse-led practice and you will need to be on-board with this direction. Familiarity with Medtech32 would be ideal as this is our patient management system. A key requirement is that you demonstrate a strong commitment to high-quality customer service and patient care.


We are flexible with hours but would ideally like a GP who can work up to 30 hours per week.


If this sounds like you, or you are interested to learn more, please apply below or contact our HR Manager Stephen Cairns on






Candidates must have the right to work in New Zealand as a GP.

Job Number: 010

Posted: April 19, 2018

Weekly Hours: 30.0

Tamariki Ora Nurse – Orakei Health Services
Tamariki Ora Nurse
Whareora, Orakei


We are looking for an enthusiastic and experienced Registered Nurse to work in the Auckland area of Tamaki. The Tamariki Ora Nurse will provide family/whanau-based health care to children and their whanau from birth to 5 years. You will achieve identified national targets as out lined in the “The Well Child Framework”, as well as working alongside clinical/community staff to ensure that we provide the best possible health care to the community.

Click here to apply

Job Number: 008

Posted: March 21, 2018

Weekly Hours: 40.0

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