Job vacancies

Job vacancies at Heritage New Zealand are advertised on this website, and across a range of other appropriate media including daily newspapers.

Calling all Heritage Leaders

Two positions one in Christchurch and the other in Dunedin

Are you a dab hand at managing people and relationships? Does protecting our heritage excite you?

Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga is looking for new Area Managers for its Canterbury/West Coast Area Office based in Christchurch and its Otago/Southland Area Office based in Dunedin.

You'd be working in the field of heritage conservation, providing heritage advice and navigating a broad range of relationships - from local authorities to heritage advocates, owners and developers.  Strong leadership skills are a must as are people management experience and a relevant tertiary qualification to deliver top notch services in archaeology, planning, building conservation, heritage listing and Crown Land Disposal.

Here at Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga, we are committed to working with our Treaty partners and you would embody that spirit too.

In terms of the nuts and bolts, you'd be reporting to the Director Southern Region, and responsible for delivering great outcomes for heritage via your team of technical specialists. They're a great bunch so we're looking for a great leader too.  If that's you, get in touch!

The salary range for the position is $77,000 - $90,000.  Read the position description (pdf).

Applications close at 5pm on Thursday 28 May 2020.

How to apply

Please send your cover letter, CV and the completed application form to Please ensure that you advise which of the roles you are applying for.