Pou Tohu | Adviser, Te Pae Huawera

Ministry for Culture & Heritage

  • Permanent Full Time
  • Wellington

Pou Tohu, Te Pae Huarewa
Adviser, Te Pae Huarewa 
Vacancy: 2021/80
Permanent/Full time

Salary Range $74,025 - $87,088

He ngākau titikaha, he hononga tangata
Promoting a confident and connected culture

Do you want to play a key role in promoting a confident and connected culture across New Zealand?

Kōrero mō te tūranga | About the role

Te Pae Huarewa team supports the Pou Mataaho o Te Pae Huarewa, Deputy Chief Executive Māori to lead the Te Arataki strategy (attached to Position Description). The Pou Mataaho o Te Pae Huarewa is a member of the Ministry Leadership Team delivering strategic advice, influencing Māori, Treaty, arts, culture and heritage policy, delivery and operational outcomes. 

The team is responsible for ensuring Māori culture is integral to the way we operate, building knowledge in our people to confidently apply a Māori lens to their work. As Manatū Taonga regularly collaborates with others to achieve greater impact, the Te Pae Huarewa team work to establish partnerships that deliver results.

Kōrero mōu | About you

We are looking for a talented individual, with excellent relationship management and communication skills. You will be passionate about Te Ao Māori with strong knowledge of Te Tiriti o Waitangi. Ideally you will have a high degree of experience of Te Ao Māori, and skills in te reo Māori and tikanga Māori.

You will also be able to effectively engage with all staff in order to pursue iwi and Māori aspirations. 

You will be an excellent communicator, motivated by mentoring and coaching both your peers and colleagues, supporting the development of cultural capability in Te Ao Māori.

Ko wai mātou | Who we are

Manatū Taonga has a broad mandate and wide reach across a complex system. With around 160 staff, we operate a lean and flat structure, with the added advantage of knowing everyone by name. We embrace diversity and inclusiveness, are passionate about our mahi, and welcome experiences from different sectors to strengthen and support the pou of our whare. 

We work in a sector that contributes $11 billion to New Zealand’s GDP and over 90,000 jobs, ranging from screen production to symphonies, broadcasting to ballet, kapa haka to heritage, and more. Our mahi helps the government promote Aotearoatanga, our unique cultural identity – from policy to programme delivery. With our partners – Māori, public sector agencies and our funded agencies – we connect local communities to cultural experiences to enrich our mātauranga. Our sector funds and tells stories reflecting who New Zealanders are today, helping us to navigate our future and building the inclusive and cohesive country we want our tamariki to grow up in and call home. 

Check us out here: https://mch.govt.nz/about-ministry/jobs-and-careers

Me pēhea te tono | How to apply 

For the position description and to apply for this role please click the ‘Apply Now’ button.

We are looking for the successful applicant to start as soon as possible.

For enquiries about this position, please contact Tom Gudopp, People & Culture Coordinator – tom.gudopp@mch.govt.nz  

Applications close 5pm, Monday 25 October 2021

*Te Mahi Hangore | Working Flexibly

Manatū Taonga embraces flexible working. We’re open minded about how you can be your best both inside and outside work so please tell us what working arrangements suit you.

Āheinga | Eligibility

If you are not a New Zealand citizen, you must hold current eligibility to work in New Zealand in order to work for Manatū Taonga. Please refer to the New Zealand Immigration Service for further information






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