About this role
Kaitohu Matua Whenua Māori a Rohe - Senior Advisor Whenua Māori
Location - This position can be based in Auckland
Te Puni Kōkiri (Ministry of Māori Development) is a government agency that works across government and with communities to achieve our vision of Thriving Whānau.
The wellbeing of whānau, hapū and iwi is central to the future wellbeing of Aotearoa. The very broad role of Te Puni Kōkiri, our access to information and ability to make connections, make us ideally placed to spark innovation.
We influence the work of others by bringing Māori voices to decision makers and we invest in innovative initiatives that build the capacity and readiness of whānau and Māori communities.
To achieve this, we engage with whānau, hapū and iwi, and other cross-agencies within other public sector agencies.
Te Mahi Aronga Position purpose
Whenua Māori Services takes a culturally grounded, holistic, and strengths-based approach to achieving whānau aspirations through whenua.
It puts the wants, needs and aspirations of whānau at the centre of decision-making and processes and supports them to achieve their aspirations.
The Senior Advisor role will be based in the Auckland office but report centrally to the Team Leader Whenua Māori Services.
The successful candidate must be able to work either out of the Auckland office.
The Senior Advisor will engage with and provide quality brokering advice, coaching and services. The Senior Advisor will connect with partner organisations who will provide specialist assistance and advice and enable whānau success.
In particular the Senior Advisor will :
Hei aha koe About you
To be successful in this role, you will have :
What you will get
A diverse and rewarding working environment full of passionate people focussed on discovering solutions that will assist in serving our communities.
We are guided by our values of excellence, valuing people and relationships, working collectively and being creative and innovative.
There is more to life than just work and we encourage our staff to maintain the right balance between work and personal pursuits.
We recognise that a healthy workforce is a productive one so we're committed to providing opportunities and incentives for our employees to look after themselves, including :
To view a copy of the job description please visit our careers website :
https : / / www.tpk.govt.nz / en / mo-te-puni-kokiri / careers