About the business

Te Korowai o Ngruahine Trust was established in 2014 following our treaty settlement with the Crown.

As Ngruahine continue to move forward in a post Treaty settlement world, we need capable and committed people to join our team. Te Korowai o Ngruahine Trust is dynamic and contemporary; we exist to give effect to the cultural, social, economic and environmental aspirations of Ngruahine whnau.

About the role

The Iwi Engagement Manager will focus on assisting and supporting the Pouhaut (General Manager) to implement
programmes as identified in the long-term strategy and annual planning documents. This position will be achieved by;

  • Contributing to the Te Korowai long-term thinking of Ka ora taku toa kia t Ngruahine ai ttou.
  • Supporting the Board to uphold the Ngruahine Settlement Legislation.
  • Contributing to and leading effective implementation of the annual plan.
  • Working alongside Hap and iwi members to facilitate the alignment with Te Korowai through
  • positive relationships across projects, objectives and outcomes.  
  • Develop and build a positive presence of Te Korowai and our profile in our Community.
  • Formulate, organise and monitor inter-connected projects, decide on suitable strategies and
  • objectives, coordinate cross project activities within Ngruahine and further afield.  
  • Develop and control deadlines, budgets and activities
  • Apply change, risk and resource management.


Skills and experience

  •  A relevant tertiary qualification or significant experience in the sector.
  •  Knowledge and experience in management and programme development.
  •  Knowledge of Ngruahine iwi history, whakapapa and krero.
  •  An understanding of te reo me na tikanga.
  •  Good understanding of the social and economic make-up of Ngruahine rohe.
  •  Good understanding of the Tiriti o Waitangi.
  • The ability to plan and implement projects in collaboration with others.
  • The ability to monitor and review processes and projects.
  • The ability to build relationships in diverse settings and work in partnership, network effectively and
  • develop and maintain positive relationships.
  • The ability to take a practical approach in translating ideas into practical initiatives.
  • Good organizational and time management skills.
  • The ability to communicate effectively with iwi, marae, hap and whnau communities in writing,   
  • verbally, and structure information to meet the needs and understanding of the intended audience.
  • Computer literate and 
  • Full current driver's license

Applications close 28th June.