Kaiarotahi - Te Whawhaki Trust

Ngā Tāngata Tiaki o Whanganui

  • Full Time
  • Manawatū-Whanganui

Reports to

Ngā Tāngata Tiaki 




Te Whawhaki Trust operational lead 

Direct reports 

Not applicable

Internal Relationships

  • Te Whawhaki Trust Trustees 
  • NTT Kaimahi 
  • Whanganui Iwi and Trusts 
  • Whanganui hapū

External Relationships

  • Local and regional authorities 
  • Iwi and hapū of Te Awa Tupua 
  • Government organisations 
  • Contractors and consultants
  • Non-government organisations 







Te Whawhaki Trust is the part of the Ngā Tāngata Tiaki Group that focuses on Iwi Development.  

The Kaiarotahi is responsible for operationalising the Trusts strategic and annual plans. 

The role is guided by Te Rautaki o Te Whawhaki, the strategic intent, focused on building and stregthening Te Mana o Te Iwi.  The Kaiarotahi will lead the Trusts commitment to iwi development, and the aspirations of the whānau, hapū and Iwi, by using the resources of the Trust and others to make things happen. 

This is a full time role.  The salary scale ranges from $80,000 to $100,000 per annum for a forty hour working week.    

The primary responsibilities of the role include:

  • Strategy and project planning and implementation
  • Building and maintaining relationships
  • Project oversight and delivery
  • Effective Communication
  • Reporting  and leadership
  • Risk identification and mitigation

For further information please contact: 

Nancy Tuaine


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