Roia Mātāmua (x2) / Solicitor (x2)

Te Arawhiti

  • Full Time
  • Wellington
  • E mahi i roto i te matahuhua o ngā take hōhohu.
  • E mahi i te aroākapa o te whanaungatanga o te iwi Māori me te Karauna.
  • Whāia tētahi ara mahi whai tikanga i tētahi whakahaere mahi tiketike, matawhānui, whai mana hoki.

Ko tā te Te Arawhiti -The Office for Māori Crown Relations – he poipoi i te whanaungatanga, he whakapūmau hoki i te noho pai o te iwi Māori me te Kāwanatanga. Hei tohu tō mātou ingoa mō te arawhata i waenga i te ao Māori me te Karauna, ngā rā kua huri ki tua, ngā rā kei mua o te aroaro, te ahunga mai i ngā nawe tawhito, ki te mahi kōtui. 
 
Ko te kaupapa o Te Arawhiti he mahi kia piki te tū o te Karauna hei hoa kōtui Tiriti, – kia tautuhi anō, kia whāngai, kia waihanga i te piringa o te iwi Māori raua ko te Karauna, kia kīa ai he kōtuitanga hoa Tiriti tūturu.

He wā whakaoho whakaaro tēnei mō te kāhui ture o Te Arawhiti. E rapu ana mātou i ētahi rōia mātāmua tokorua kia tūhono ki tētahi kāhui whai tirohanga hou ki te piringa a te Māori rāua ko te Karauna, me ngā mahi a Te Arawhiti. He mahi matahuhua, he whakaoho whakaaro, ka uru ki roto ko ngā whakataunga Tiriti, ngā take ka ara ake i muri, te tūhuratanga o ngā tika tuku iho i raro i te Ture Takutai Moana Act 2011, te tautoko i ngā hātepe whakawākanga Tiriti, Rōpū Whakamana hoki, ngā ture whakahaere, ngā mahi rōia ā-hinonga hoki.     

He pāhekoheko ngā tāngata whiwhi, he ngāwari i roto i ngā pēhitanga o te wā, he ngana ki te mahi i te aroākapa o te whanaungatanga o te iwi Māori me te Karauna.  He mea whai tikanga kia tautōhito ki ngā ture Tiriti, kia matatau hoki ki te whanaungatanga o te iwi Māori me te Karauna. Engari ka āta whiria ngā wheako ture i ētahi atu wāhi hāngai ki tēnei.  Me tangata hihiri, me pakari, me mōhio hoki ki te rauhī i te tangata kia hoe tahi i te waka.  He mea taketake te āhei kia whiriwhiri i ngā take me ngā tirohanga rautaki whānui kē atu, hei whakaranea i ngā whakamaherehere ture i āta rangahaua, i tika pū te taha ture, me te tāpae ki te aroaro tangata.   Me whai tiwhikete, me āhei rānei kia whai tiwhikete i whakaputaina e te Kāhui Ture o Aotearoa, me whai Tohu Paetahi (tōna ritenga rānei) me mārama hoki ki ngā mātāpono o te Tiriti, me ngā hātepe o te ture kei raro i te pūnaha ture o Aotearoa. 
 

  • Work across a wide range of complex issues.
  • Work at the leading edge of Māori Crown relations.
  • Play a key role in a high performing, ambitious, and respected organisation.

The Office for Māori Crown Relations – Te Arawhiti is dedicated to fostering strong, ongoing and effective relationships with Māori across Government. Our name symbolises the bridge between Māori and the Crown, the past and the future, and the journey from grievance to partnership.
Te Arawhiti’s kaupapa is to make the Crown a better Treaty partner – to re-set, sustain, and build the Māori Crown relationship towards true Treaty partnership.

This is an exciting time for the Te Arawhiti legal team. We are looking for two senior solicitors to join a team with a fresh focus on supporting the Maori Crown relationship and the work of Te Arawhiti. The work is varied and interesting, encompassing Treaty settlements, post-settlement issues, investigation of customary rights under the Takutai Moana Act 2011, support for Treaty litigation and Tribunal processes, administrative law and general in-house counsel. 

The successful candidates will be collaborative and flexible, relishing the opportunity to work at the forefront of Māori Crown relations. Experience in Treaty law and a sound understanding of Māori Crown relationship will be valuable. But significant legal experience in other relevant areas will also be considered.  You must have vigour, drive, and an ability to bring people on a journey.  An ability to consider broader strategic issues and perspectives to complement well researched, legally accurate and clearly communicated legal advice will be crucial.  You will need to hold or be eligible to hold an annual practising certificate issued by the New Zealand Law Society, have a Bachelor of Laws (or equivalent) and a sound understanding of the constitutional principles and legal processes that underpin the New Zealand justice system.

APPLICATIONS CLOSE: Sunday, 1 November 2020
APPLY OR VIEW THE POSITION DESCRIPTION:  www.jacksonstone.co.nz
REFERENCE:  7409

FURTHER ENQUIRIES: Helen Cox on 04 550 8000

 

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