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Published: 23 May, 2019

Oranga Tamariki

Job Opportunity

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Oranga Tamariki are currently recruiting for an Childrens Team Support Manager based in Marlborough.  This is a full time (12 month fixed term) position.  Can you please distribute the Job Listing below to your members and whānau.


Children's Team Support Manager (Marlborough)


About the team: 
Oranga Tamariki is transforming how we support tamariki, their families and whānau.   We will be developing new approaches to Early Intervention soon.  Right now our Children’s Teams play a key role in the coordination of services for tamariki and their whānau in the community.  We will be transitioning Children’s Teams to new approaches in Early Intervention in the future.  


The impact you will make:
We are seeking Children’s Team Support Managers for a fixed term of one year to lead the operational day to day functions of our Children’s Team while we transition this service.  In this role you will be responsible for leading our teams who coordinate the facilitation of services for tamariki, their families and whānau as well as:


  • Work in partnership with the wider Services for Children and Families group, and with other agency leaders, providers and the local community.
  • Ensure the effective operation of systems and procedures resulting in quality outputs.
  • Ensure quality assurance systems and mechanisms that demonstrate adherence to national standards and local design principles.
  • Lead a high performing team.
  • Build solid trusting relationships with agency leaders and the community. 
  • Effectively oversee the implementation of initiatives within a complex, fast paced and changing environment.

Skills and experience:

  • A background working in complex operational service environments, ideally in care and protection, child health and/or education services. 
  • Experience overseeing the implementation of initiatives.
  • Experience working with a range of external stakeholders, including Iwi.
  • A history of delivery and achievement on significant programmes of work, in a cross agency environment.
  • Strong knowledge of quality assurance and risk management.
  • Strong people management experience with the ability to coach and mentor.
  • Track record of managing performance aligned to desired outcomes and driving continuous improvement.


About us:
Oranga Tamariki—Ministry for Children, is the Ministry that supports children and young people in New Zealand.  Oranga Tamariki works to advance the wellbeing and positive long-term outcomes of children and young people.   In everything we do, the wellbeing and best-interests of children are paramount.  The voices of children and young people underpin the design and operation of our services.


Why work for Oranga Tamariki: 
At Oranga Tamariki we support flexible working opportunities, we are fortunate to have some great new technologies coming our way making it easier for you to work from where you need to be. 

Aotearoa NZ is the only place in the world where our unique indigenous culture and language exist.  Oranga Tamariki is committed to a greater understanding of the partnership between Maori and non-Maori, recognising and celebrating our differences as well as the things that bind us together.


How to apply: 
Please note all applications must be made online. If this is not possible or if you have any questions please contact us through


Link to apply:


Applications Close: 4 June 2019


Position Description:

Published: 23 May, 2019

Nelson Festivals Trust Strategy Launch

Thank you to everyone who joined us for the Nelson Festivals Trust Strategy Launch at The Boathouse last night.


If you weren’t able to be with us, you can view the Strategy here.


To learn a little more about the Nelson Festivals Trust board members, click here.


If you would like to contact any of the Trust members, please email


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Nelson Arts Festival

18-28 October 2019

PO Box 597, Nelson 7040


Published: 23 May, 2019

Te Ohu Kaimoana

Job Opportunity


To be eligible to be a Director of Te Ohu Kai Moana Trustee Limited, a person must:

  • Be Māori;
  • Having regard to the purpose of Te Ohu Kaimoana, contribute to collective commercial experience and business skills of the Board and be well versed in tikanga Māori;
  • Not, within the previous 2 years, have been a member or alternate member of Te Kawai Taumata; and
  • Not be an employee of any member of Te Ohu Kaimoana Group.

Skills and Attributes

In addition to the general eligibility requirements candidates must have a good understanding of the Māori Fisheries Settlement and the political environment within which fisheries operates.  Accounting, financial management and leadership experience are also desirable.

Closing Date for Applications

A copy of the role description can be found here (and above).

Applications in writing together with an accompanying CV should be sent to the Chairman, Te Kawai Taumata at

If the application is being supported by a Mandated Iwi Organisation or Representative Maori Organisation, please make this clear in the cover letter accompanying the CV.

Applications close 5:00pm Wednesday 12 June 2019.

Published: 21 May, 2019

Takaka Primary

Job Opportunity

Kaiako for bilingual hub

Primary and intermediate (Years 1–8) / kura tuatahi, Mātauranga Māori

English, Health and physical education, Learning languages, Mathematics and statistics, Science, Social sciences, Technology, Te reo Māori, The arts, Hauora, Hangarau, Ngā Reo, Ngā Toi, Te Reo Māori, Te Reo Pākehā, Tikanga ā-iwi, Pāngarau, Pūtaiao

Listed 14 May 2019
Closes 17 June 2019
Vacancy reference #: 1H9u2s


In 2019 our Reorua hub is moving from level 4a Māori language to level 2, and in 2020 will grow from 30 students at Y1–3, to over 40 students from Y1–4. Therefore, we seek a committed, dedicated and open-to-learning teacher to join our vibrant and happy school to start in term 1, 2020.

We seek a fluent speaker of te reo to work across our hub, leading the delivery of the curriculum in te reo Māori for between 12½–20 hours per week; team teaching in a play-based, innovative learning environment with a highly collegial team. You will possess a strong understanding of the NZC, be committed to working with ākonga, manawhenua, whānau, the school, and colleagues in an inclusive, relational manner that enhances the mana of individuals and grows the collective. 

Our school values of KIA ORA: Kotahitanga, Integrity, Adaptability, Open to learning, Respect and Aroha will underpin your teaching approach, and relationships-based learning and teaching will be at the heart of your teaching.

You will be well-supported by a highly collegial and collaborative staff, commitment to Te Ao Māori and culturally responsive practice that is embedded across the school, manawhenua, and a skilled and fluent kaiārahi i te reo. 

To arrange a visit, or get more information, please email the principal.


How to apply

Please send your CV and direct enquiries to:

Jenny Bennett
9 Wadsworth St, Takaka
(03) 525 9035

Vacancy reference #:1H9u2s

Listed 4:33 pm 14 May 2019
Closes 3pm 17 June 2019

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