Taupae Pia | Graduate Programme

Te Tumu Paeroa

  • Full Time Fixed Term
  • Wellington
  • A 12 month Graduate Programme
  • Based in Te Whanganui-a-Tara
  • 45-50K starting salary

Te Tumu Paeroa is proud to open applications for the 2022 intake of Taupae Pia, a Graduate Programme like no other, offering recent graduates the opportunity to build their kete of knowledge for a career in Māori land administration. 

Mō Taupae Pia

At Te Tumu Paeroa we’re committed to our owners achieving tino rangatiratanga over their whenua Māori and Taupae Pia is designed to provide you with opportunities to gain rich experience and knowledge that will ensure the protection of whenua as taonga tuku iho. 

During this 12 month full-time programme you will gain knowledge in all areas of Māori land administration and how it relates to your specialist discipline, while gaining first-hand experience in:

-        Governance

-        Trust administration

-        Land-based enterprises

-        Project management

-        and much more…

You will be guided through a rotation of areas that will include a mix of on-the-job learning – in general and specialised areas. 

You will be based in Te Whanganui-a-Tara but you will have the chance to walk the whenua with owners and understand the journey to tino rangatiratanga. 

He aha i roto i a koe hoki | What’s in it for you?

-        A chance to make a difference for whenua Māori 

-        Mentoring throughout the duration of the programme

-        Build a career in Māori land administration

-        Training opportunities on-the-job and online

-        Rotational placements designed to build your skills and knowledge

-        A chance to build professional relationships & networks

-        Access to future career opportunities 

-        Gain skills and knowledge to support iwi, hapū and whānau 

Ka āhei ahau ki te tono | Am I eligible to apply?

We’re seeking graduates with a range of skills to help support us on our journey and who reflect our values of tōtika, kotahitanga, manaakitanga, and mana. 

We’re particularly interested in recent graduates studying in:

-        Accounting / Finance

-        Agribusiness

-        Agriculture / Horticulture

-        Marketing and Communications

-        Information Technology

-        Māori Studies

-        Rural Land Valuation

-        Property Management  

Me pehea te tono | How to apply

We’re inviting graduates who aspire to be future leaders to apply by 15 August 2021 for the February 2022 intake. 

Applications are open online now - Taupae Pia – Te Tumu Paeroa's Graduate Programme

Please have on hand your CV and transcript (unofficial version is fine) to upload

Once we receive your application you may be asked to complete a personality profile and take part in an interview process. 



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