Te Pou Kokiri
Bay of Plenty District Health Board
Tauranga, NZ
6d ago

Te Pou Kōkiri (Cultural Services Expert)


Whakarongo ake au ki te tangi ā te mātui. Tuī tuī tuituia.

Whakarongo ake ai, whāia te iti kahurangi, ki te tūohu koe, me he maunga teitei.

We are seeking a courageous, passionate, and driven individual who is inspired by Te Tiriti o Waitangi and wants to be part of leading a paradigm shift toward Toi Ora within Te Moana a Toi.

Te Pare ō Toi is a 'Change engine' for Toi Ora as we progress our strategy, Te Toi Ahorangi Rautaki 2030.

Te Pou Kōkiri advocate and maintain the standards and quality of delivery of He Pou Oranga Tangata Whenua through the cornerstones of Ngā Pou Mana o Io - Mana Atua, Mana Tupuna, Mana Whenua, Mana Moana and Mana Tangata that underpin our Māori worldview.

This position reports to the Pou Taahu supporting the Toitiaki, Pou Tikanga and Pou Haumanu with Toi Ora programs, innovations and outcomes.

As a Bay of Plenty District Health Board Regional Service, there may be opportunities to work across the boundaries of Mai I nga Kuri a Wharei ki Tihirau, mai Maketu ki Tongariro.

We are looking for :

  • Fluency in Te Reo Māori
  • Proficiency with Tikanga and Kawa
  • Sound understanding and awareness of traditional Māori health care models and rongoa
  • Experience working with Iwi, hapu, whānau
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with a commitment to Te Reo me ōna Tikanga.
  • Driven to apply Te Aō Māori views, concepts, knowledge, and practices in your work
  • Demonstrates, exudes, and embeds behaviours consistent with the BOPDHB Manaakitanga values.
  • What you can expect day-to-day :

  • This position is a permanent position and is based in Tauranga Moana, with opportunities to support both sites
  • A dynamic, fast paced environment well supported in terms of your professional development and wairuatanga
  • Variety of responsibility to enable the vision of Te Toi Ahorangi
  • Championing and supporting Toi Ora knowledge and competence within the workforce
  • Apply now, ensuring you highlight your knowledge and experience via your CV and cover letter.

    Join our team as we work to create a future where our mokopuna are raised in

    Mana Atua, Mana Tupuna, Mana Whenua, Mana Moana & Mana Tangata.

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