Job vacancies

Elijah Pue

Pou Ārahi (General Manager)

Tēnei te tuku mā ngā hau o Ruapehu i te pānui mō te tūranga Pou Ārahi o Ngāti Rangi kia tono mai. Tēnei pō, nau mai te ao!

Ngā Waihua o Paerangi (the charitable arm of the Ngāti Rangi Group) is currently seeking a dynamic leader for the position of Pou Ārahi.  To be successful in this position you will be genuinely passionate about working within a progressive Māori organisation.  If you have significant, proven, senior management experience, including managing change in a growth organisation and, the ability to develop and maintain positive relationships with a range of stakeholders including governance entities this is a fantastic opportunity for you.   A comprehensive understanding of the Treaty of Waitangi principles and the Settlement process will be advantageous.

Based in Ohakune, this position provides the rare combination of a senior level, professional role in a small yet well facilitated town with amazing lifestyle attraction.

The Pou Ārahi will;

Exemplify the values of Ngāti Rangi

Manage the operational and business functions of Ngā Waihua o Paerangi

Support the governors of the Ngāti Rangi Group entities

Lead the establishment of new, and transition of existing group entities to a post Treaty Settlement environment

Build and maintain stakeholder relationships

Lead and develop Ngā Waihua o Paerangi staff

Applications close 9.00am, Monday, 25 February 2019.

For further information including a full position description please contact Kathy at Ruapehu Recruitment. P: 027 272 5199    E:

Kaiārahi Kāinga

(Housing Navigator)

Permanent, full-time (30 hours per week), Ohakune

Ngāti Rangi Trust is currently seeking a Kaiārahi Kainga (Housing Navigator).  As the Kaiārahi Kāinga, your purpose is to enable local whānau and families to address critical housing needs, and meet their own housing aspirations through the Innovative Collective Impact Housing programme – Te Whare Āhuru ki Ruapehu. You will also provide support to the Pou Hauora (Wellbeing Manager) in data collection, outcomes measurement, analysis and reporting.

Key responsibilities in this role will be:

Meeting and working with whānau to complete assessments, home warrant of fitness checks and whānau plans;

Maintaining of systems and tools to effectively document and monitor the delivery of the housing programme; and,

Assisting the Pou Hauora to develop and maintain a reporting framework to meet management and board requirements.

Applications close at 9.00am on Monday, 18 February 2019.

Kaiārahi Whānau

(Whānau Ora Navigator)

Permanent, full-time (40 hours per week), Ohakune

Ngāti Rangi Trust is currently seeking a Kaiārahi Whānau (Whānau Ora Navigator). The Kaiārahi Whānau will engage with whānau and enable them to make healthy and positive life choices.

Key responsibilities in this role will be:

Connecting with whānau, developing rapport and mutually trusting relationships.

Assessing whānau needs, goals and aspirations, and developing whānau plans including support and implementation strategies.

Provide mentoring, support and facilitation for whānau.

Develop and maintain key relationships with various agencies (government and non-government) who have a role in supporting whānau.

Monitor progress and complete reporting requirements.

Organise and self-manage their time and workload effectively.

The ideal applicants will have demonstrated success in working with whānau and assisting them with making positive change.  Proven organisational, interpersonal and communication skills are a must. 

Reporting to the Pou Hauora, the successful applicants require an in-depth understanding of working within a Māori community, and with whānau. A relevant qualification in health, social science or humanities is desirable. Some after hours and weekend work may be required.  The successful applicants will hold a current, full driver’s license. 

Applications close at 9.00am on Monday, 18 February 2019.

For further information including a position description please contact Te Wai at
Ruapehu Recruitment, or complete the application online at:

P: 0800 RUAPEHU / 021 594 405     E:

Please note, only those currently eligible to work in NZ will be considered for this role.