TE AWE KŌTUKU MANU KĀREAREAat Te Papa
Te Papa
Wellington - Wairarapa, NZ
3d ago
source : New Zealand Government Jobs

KŌHANGA KĀREAREA

HE MANU WHAKAREREHUA HE MANU HOKAHOKA HE MANU I TŪ KĒ

An Intergenerational Celebration of Taonga

Expression of Interest

Kia hiwa rā! Kia hiwa rā!

There are two exciting opportunities available for roles aligned to the fund intended to empower iwi Māori as kaitiaki of their taonga and promote succession planning for the small pool of Māori conservators who work directly with iwi, hapū and marae.

We are looking for two kaimahi that have experience working with iwi, and exceptional communication and organisation ability to fill the roles.

Te Awe Kōtuku Manu Kārearea

Knowledge of te ao Māori is required for these roles as you will be working directly with iwi, hapū and whānau, including museum practitioners to support the closing of the Ko Rongowhakaata exhibition, and the return of taonga to Tūranga and respective institutions.

This initiative is part of the Te Awe Kōtuku Mātauranga Māori fund and is intended to empower iwi Māori as kaitiaki of their taonga and to promote succession planning for the small pool of Māori conservators who work directly with iwi, hapū and marae.

Ko te āhua e whai hua ai te tūranga

Position purpose

This is a special opportunity for uri of Rongowhakaata iwi (Wellington and / or Tūranga based) to work alongside Rongowhakaata whanau and to gain knowledge in conservation, handling of taonga in museums and learning about managing taonga Māori in a museum environment.

The Manu Kārearea will help to develop administrative systems to support the closing of the iwi exhibition and the return of taonga, along with providing relationship support in liaising with Rongowhakaata Iwi Trust, Te Papa museum staff and lending institutions.

Ka kawea e koe te aha

  • A willingness to learn and grow
  • A strong commitment to develop authentic relationships with marae, whānau hapū and iwi
  • Confident within te ao Māori and have an ability in te reo and tikanga Māori
  • An interest and a passion for taonga, and iwi being able to care for their taonga
  • Have the ability to use Microsoft word, outlook and relevant social media platforms
  • An eye for detail to navigate a database and willing to learn more about taonga conservation and care
  • Looking to pursue a career in kaitiakitanga of taonga Māori
  • The ability to travel and work between Gisborne and Wellington
  • Full drivers licence is desirable
  • In order to be able to work with groups of people in a range of settings and regions during Covid level 2, may require a Vaccination certificate
  • Able to provide reporting information throughout the project to both Rongowhakaata Iwi Trust and Te Papa Tongarewa
  • Both roles are scheduled between early December 2021 and end of April 2022.

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