Tūhono Trust – Te Waipounamu/Rēkohu Region Representative
Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu
Christchurch, New Zealand
3d ago

Kia hiwa rā!

The Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu nomination and appointment process is being undertaken to appoint a Te Waipounamu / Rēkohu Region representative to the Tūhono Trust.

Functions of the Tūhono Trust

The Trust was constituted in 2003 based on a widespread consensus of the need for proactive initiatives to :

  • assist iwi organisations to develop and maintain robust registers of their people;
  • to help Māori confirm and maintain their links to their iwi organisations;
  • promote linkages and widespread participation by Māori in the business of their whānau, hapū and iwi.
  • Purpose of the role

    The purpose of this role is to represent the Ngāi Tahu perspective to the Tūhono Trust ensuring that any issues of tribal significance are reported to Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu while also ensuring that tribal matters of significance are represented to the Trust.

    Required skills, experience and qualifications

    The Trust maintains a high standard of strategic governance, therefore, the candidate must have the confidence and trust of their people, with a strong commitment to the vision, kaupapa and goals of Tūhono, and extend the calibre of the Trust through experience, skills, capabilities, knowledge and networks in either of the following skill types :

  • a strong commercial background with particular skills in finance and investment, venture capital and indigenous / international business;
  • experience in business management with strengths in entrepreneurship, operating and senior executive level and policy analysis;
  • adequate professional skills in legal, valuation or engineering;
  • a good understanding of the relevant aspects of the Electoral and Privacy legislation;
  • Māori political structures, including governance and the relative importance and functions of iwi, hapū and whānau;
  • Position Brief attached for more details.
  • Meeting details

  • Average meetings - Four to six times per year.
  • Hamilton / Auckland / Rotorua / Online
  • Attendance fees are paid at a current rate of $125 / hour gross (all fees paid by the Trust plus reimbursement of any expenses).
  • How to apply

    To apply for the position you will need to engage with your Papatipu Rūnanga to complete their internal selection and nomination process.

    For details on how to apply, assistance connecting with your Rūnanga and for further information, please contact Anelise Hyndman on 02108169434 or anelise.hyndman ngaitahu.iwi.nz

    Nominations must be received by Friday 9 October 2020 .

    Formal notification will be sent to all nominees following a review and appointment process.

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