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Pouārahi Māori Built Heritage/ Pouārahi Tautiaki Taonga

Are you interested in helping Māori communities and kaitiaki protect and conserve their taonga whare such as wharenui, wharehui, wharekarakia, wharekai and associated ngā toi arts around the motu?

A new permanent full time role is now available within Te Tira - the Māori Heritage Team based in Wellington.  The Pouārahi Tautiaki Taonga will be responsible at a regional and national level for providing conservation advice and developing training programmes for iwi, hapū, whānau, and kaitiaki groups to conserve Māori built heritage within their communities.

For this role you will need to be well-organised, flexible, and able to respond to the needs of Māori communities as part of a team providing expert advice, resources, and training for the preservation of these taonga. Ideally, you will be well versed in tikanga and te reo Māori, have some experience working in the government sector, and have existing networks in the Māori community.  Qualifications or equivalent experience in ngā toi Māori and or a Māori architectural field is essential plus relevant experience and qualifications in Māori heritage conservation.

Read the job description (pdf).

The closing date for this roles is 27 August 2020 at 5pm.

How to apply

Please send your cover letter, CV and the completed application form to