Pou Tairangahau, Operations, Auckland

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  • Category: Management
  • Location: Auckland
  • Date Advertised: 29-OCT-18
  • Job Reference: DOC/400/9620E
  • Job Title: Pou Tairangahau, Operations, Auckland
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He kaupapa rangatira

He kaupapa wairua

He kaupapa tika!

He kōingo āu?

He whakapono āu?

He pūkenga āu, ki te whakatinana i te tūranga nei, Pou Tairangahau?

He whakapā noa tēnei mō te tūranga Pou Tairangahau, kei te wātea i roto i te Tari a rohe o Tāmaki Makaurau.

Ko tā te Pou Tairangahau mahi, he whakakotahi i te hapori Māori me Te Papa Atawhai i roto i te whakaaro kotahi, me pēhea e taea te whakatinana i ō tātou wawata i roto i te tirohanga kaitiakitanga o te ao tūroa me ōna rawa.


This is a significant role where you have an opportunity to lead the Auckland Region’s approach to growing conservation with our Treaty Partners.


The Pou Tairangahau’s focus is to develop initiatives, projects and ventures with whānau, hapū, and iwi partners which will grow conservation. In addition, the Pou Tairangahau will be responsible for:


  • Leading the Department’s work with whānau, hapū and iwi to identify and develop conservation opportunities which are of benefit to whānau, hapū and iwi and the Department at a regional level.
  • Leading and supporting your colleagues, and providing local teams with timely cultural support and guidance so they can engage effectively with whānau, hapū, and iwi, enabling the proper integration of Kaupapa Māori as essential to conservation management.
  • Working in collaboration with others, particularly those within the Kahui Kaupapa Atawhai (KKA) business group, ensuring local strategies and activities align with and properly support national strategies and activities.
  • Developing and leading the implementation of a framework with whānau, hapū, and iwi to enhance the role of Kaitiakitanga for mutual conservation outcomes.
  • Supporting the implementation of Section 4 of the Conservation Act 1987 and other relevant legislative responsibilities as required by the Director-General.
  • Developing a cultural platform which connects people with the natural world and integrates Kaupapa Māori with conservation management.
  • Building cultural awareness and developing organisational capability for working in a Māori dimension while developing the foundation for iwi conservation leadership.
  • Supporting and advising the Auckland Operations Director on: whanau, hapū and iwi relationships, the Region’s approach to implementing Section 4 of the Conservation Act 1987, and establishing enduring relationships with our Treaty partners.


To be successful in the role you will be fluent in te Reo Māori me ōna tikanga, have a strong knowledge of tikanga Māori, kaitiakitanga, wairuatanga, manaakitanga and iwitanga, excellent written and oral communication skills, and be highly skilled in people-based relationships. You will also be comfortable engaging and working in partnership with iwi and tangata whenua and demonstrate an understanding of the implications of the Treaty on today’s society and conservation.


Please apply online.  Applications must include a cover letter, CV and evidence of the required capabilities as per the role description.


Eligibility to work in New Zealand is mandatory, including a valid work visa covering the whole period of employment if applying internationally.


For any queries, please contact Andrew Baucke, abaucke@doc.govt.nz  or telephone 027 281 5638, quoting vacancy 400/9620


Applications close at 5pm, Monday 12 November 2018


DOC is committed to a diverse workforce that represents the communities we serve, and to creating an inclusive workplace culture.