Deputy Registrar – Waitangi Tribunal Unit

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  • Category: Legal
  • Location: Wellington City
  • Date Advertised: 17-FEB-20
  • Job Reference: MOJ/1450429
  • Job Title: Deputy Registrar – Waitangi Tribunal Unit
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Deputy Registrar, Waitangi Tribunal Unit, Wellington


The Waitangi Tribunal is a permanent commission of inquiry charged with making recommendations on claims brought by Māori relating to Tiriti o Waitangi. It holds a unique place in the New Zealand constitutional framework. The Tribunal’s work includes registering claims, conducting and analysing research, liaising with external claimant parties, and writing reports.

The Ministry of Justice is looking for a Deputy Registrar to work within the Claims and Registry team to assess claims, manage correspondence with external stakeholders and provide support to our judiciary.

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • A Bachelor of Law degree
  • Well-developed negotiation, organisational and planning skills
  • A solid understanding of Tribunal jurisprudence • Experience working with Māori groups and organisations
  • An ability to establish and maintain a range of effective internal and external stakeholder relationships and networks
  • An ability to read, understand and interpret complex documents and data, including legislation, statistics, research and analytical reports, scholarly publications, and legal documents

Experience working with judiciary and a commitment to further develop your knowledge in Te Reo Māori will be an advantage.

Salary range: J06 – ($70,445- $99,452)

Employment Type– Full Time Permanent Role

Joining the Ministry of Justice means you will become part of an inclusive organisation that values you and the communities we serve. It’s important to us that our workplace is one where our people feel healthy and safe, supported and able to be themselves at work. We value respect as the foundation for building a positive workplace culture where diversity is welcomed and celebrated.

How to apply

To apply, click the Apply button below to be directed to our Careers Website. You can view a detailed position description at the site, as well as complete an online application form by attaching your CV and cover letter.

For tracking purposes, all applications must be submitted via our online process.

Applications close on Monday 30 March 2020

If you have any questions regarding this role, please contact

In order to be considered for this role, applicants must hold a current New Zealand work permit or be a New Zealand resident