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Ngāti Mākino Iwi Authority

Poutuitui Whakakakau / Iwi Communications Coordinator

Exciting Iwi Role

Utilise your communications, technical and cultural expertise

Ehara taku toa, I te toa taki tahi, Katahi ko taku toa he toa taki tini a Mākino. Toitu te mana, toitu te whenua, toitu te tangata, toi tu te Mākinotanga

Ngāti Mākino determining our own future as a strong and vibrant Kaitiaki of our culture, our whanau, hapū, iwi, our land, and our seas.

Ngāti Mākino is at a very exciting time of our iwi development journey. We are looking for an experienced communications guru to organise and implement our communications strategy to strengthen the participation and involvement of the Ngāti Mākino membership.

Primary Objectives:

  • Communications, Pānui, Publishing and Event Co-ordination
  • Iwi Membership Register and Grants Administration
  • Ensure effective operation of NMIA and NMHT processes
  • Administrative and Secretarial support to NMIA Group Boards
  • Operational Compliance with Legal and other requirements

This is a multi-faceted role that includes delegated day-to-day administrative functions, communications coordination, event logistics, managing debtors and creditors in Xero, database management, grants administration, desktop publishing documents such as Annual Reports and other publications, report formatting, executive support, minute taking and delegated meeting attendances. You will join a small professional team in this exciting and challenging role.

The successful candidate is expected to have an appropriate undergraduate qualification, advanced computer and desktop publishing skills, excellent data entry skills, cultural maturity and fluency in English and Te Reo Rangatira.

As Poutuitui Whakakakau, you will have responsibility and accountability for leading the implementation of our revised communications strategy to strengthen the participation and involvement of the Ngāti Mākino membership.

Reporting to the Ngāti Mākino PouWhakahaere Mātua / General Manager, you will have proven desktop publishing skills, experience in iwi advancement and knowledge of Ngāti Mākino. You will have knowledge of Te Reo me ona tikanga and good written communication, computer and media skills. You will have the ability to identify and  promote the best interests of Ngāti Mākino and work in collaboration with the Pouwhakahaere mātua, other Hapū and Iwi in a way that positively contributes to the achievement of our strategic aspirations.

Applications should be emailed to kepa@ngatimakino.co.nz and should be received no later than 5.00pm on Thursday 24th July 2019.

Shortlisting will take place Friday with Interviews scheduled for the following week.


Ehara taku toa, i te toa taki tahi, Kātahi ko taku toa he toa taki tini ā Mākino.

Toitū te mana, Toitū te whenua, Toitū te Tangata, Toi tū te Mākinotanga

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