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Vacancies

Associate Trustees – Expressions of Interest

The Trustees of Ngāti Tama ki Te Waipounamu Trust are now calling for applicants for up to two positions, from August 2021 through to the 2023 Hui ā-Tau AGM.

Ngāti Tama ki Te Waipounamu Trust is the entity created to manage and administer the affairs and assets of Ngāti Tama ki Te Tauihu whānau.

The Trustees are now calling for applicants for up to two Associate Trustee positions, to sit alongside Trustees on the Ngāti Tama ki Te Waipounamu Trust Board, from August 2021 through to the 2023 Hui ā-Tau AGM.

The purpose of these appointments is to create a pathway for registered Adult Members to develop the knowledge and skills required for potential future roles in the Ngāti Tama Group including Trustee, Director, employee, appointed komiti member and/or mandated representative.

An Associate Trustee is expected to attend and observe Trust Board hui, Hui ā-Tau, and any other kaupapa to which they are invited by the Trustees.

What we are looking for:

  • Commitment to the vision, mission, and values of Ngāti Tama ki Te Tauihu.
  • Knowledge and skills or demonstrated potential to develop in one or more areas of governance including: strategic planning, communications, business and finance, leadership, tikanga māori, iwi and regional māori politics, networking, legal and human resources.
  • A commitment of approx.10 hours per month for meeting preparation and attendance.
  • Internet and phone access for ease of communication including online hui.

For more information about the role, requirements and ideal person specifications please click the job description button below.

TIMELINE:
Fri 16th July – Expressions of Interest Close at 12pm.
Fri 23rd July – EOIs checked for completeness, collated, and sent to Trustees for consideration.
Sat 31st July – Trustees deliberate and select Associate Trustees.
Mon 2nd – Fri 20th August – Applicants are notified of decision and induction begins.
Sat 21st August – First full Board hui with new Associate Trustees.

Please complete your expression of interest on the attached application form and send with a CV to be received at the Ngāti Tama office by 12pm, Friday 16th July 2021.

Please contact us if you need to know more…

Ngāti Tama ki Te Waipounamu Trust
74 Waimea Road
P O Box 914
Nelson 7010
pouawhina@ngati-tama.iwi.nz
0800 8262 494

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June 17th, 2021|

He kai kei aku ringa Rangatahi ki Te Tauihu

Applications now open for Rangatahi Hunting, Fishing and Gathering Wānanga – led by whānaunga Shannon Thompson

He kai kei aku ringa Rangatahi ki Te Tauihu is the first of its kind for Te Tauihu, this pilot wānanga brings together rangatahi from across all 8 iwi of Te Tauihu to foster self-determination, cultural identity and self-development. Under the mana of Wakapuaka mana whenua, rangatahi will be guided through mātauranga and local knowledge to learn life skills to gather and prepare kai within a Te Ao Māori framework.
When: Friday 16th – Monday 19th July (School Holidays)
Where: Wakapuaka (base)
Who: Rangatahi (Taitamawahine me Taitamatāne) 13 – 18yrs.
This unique 4-day wānanga, delivered in July school holidays, will give rangatahi aged 13-18 the skills to:
• Learn basic bush navigation, bush sustainability, basic hunting skills, including health and safety preparation and practice in Wakapuaka bush
• Mahinga kai – learn traditional food gathering practices so rangatahi can identify safe areas to gather kai and correct collection methods.
• Taiāpure – learning about the functions of a Taiāpure to ensure access to abundant and safe kai moana for future generation and to protect mauri and wairua (local environment and people) of kai and moana.
• Mātaitai – Gather of shellfish using traditional techniques and tools and learning about sustainability of marine areas and safety around coastlines
• Catching tuna using traditional techniques and tools and learning about health and safety around waterways
• Learn and practice waiata, karakia and te reo me ōna tikanga in a safe and supportive environment
HOW TO APPLY:
Due to the limited spaces we ask whānau to call Adrienne to request an application, consent form, and ask her any pātai about the kaupapa.
021 962 911 – adrienne@sainc.org.nz
Applications Close: 30th June 2021.
MORE DETAILS
June 16th, 2021|

Job Vacancy: Pouāwhina Administrator & EA

Ngāti Tama ki Te Waipounamu Trust is seeking full-time Pouāwhina Administrator & EA Superstar!
 
This position would suit someone with initiative, resourcefulness, and impeccable organisational skills.
 
Key tasks include:
– Reception and office administration duties
– Board secretariat duties and co-ordination of hui and events
– Executive assistance services to the General Manager
and support to special projects as reasonably required
 
To be successful in this position you will have:
– Excellent communication skills
– Experience in PA or EA / Board secretary roles
– Excellence in developing and maintaining relationships
– Demonstrated knowledge of business administration systems
– Advanced formal writing skills and good numerical skills
– A respect and appreciation of Te Reo Māori me ōna tikanga.
 
Applications close 26 April 2021
For a confidential discussion contact Chan @ Rezource 027-540-1027.
For more info or to apply, click the link below 🙂
April 12th, 2021|

Fixed Term contract roles available at Ngāti Tama

Fixed Term contract roles available at Ngāti Tama

Kia ora e te iwi, Ngāti Tama ki Te Waipounamu Trust have some exciting projects this year and we have fixed term contract roles available to support these projects.

These roles will be available to whānau until the 2nd of April, if we are unable to fill the position we will advertise these roles to the wider public. We welcome all applications and will consider covering costs of travel to Te Tauihu for the right person to be part of the team.

Fixed Term contract roles:

  1. Experienced Videographer
  2. Production Assistant
  3. Archiver

If any of these roles are of interest to you, contact Christina Harris on 03 548 1740 or email whanau@ngati-tama.iwi.nz, Monday-Thursday.

Apply with your cover letter and resume via email to whanau@ngati-tama.iwi.nz.

Applications for all these roles close: 30th April 2021

Experienced Videographer

Employment Type: Fixed Term, Contractor
Commencing: May 2021
Ceasing: May 2021
Hours per week: 50 hours per week (2-3 weeks)
Location(s): Wakapuaka, Whakatu, Mohua, Poneke, Tamaki Makaurau

We are currently seeking a reliable, experienced videographer to join our production team for a one-off film project capturing iwi stories from our whānau. We are looking for a skilled videographer who is knowledgeable about lighting, sound and camera operation, able to work part of a small dynamic team, is adaptive and able to solve problems on the go.

Reporting to the Te Pou Whakawhiti, you will be responsible for set up and operation of sound and lighting gear, working closely with the production Manager to capture the vision of the project.

Ideally you will:

  • Demonstrated competency in operating audio-visual equipment;
  • Demonstrated competency in operating audio and lighting systems;
  • Camera Operator skills (must) ;
  • Ability to work under pressure;
  • Have good customer service skills.
  • Have the ability to lift heavy items.
  • Be a team player.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills;
 This is a one-off contract working long 10-hour days, on location in Mohua, Whakatu, Wakapuaka and also travel to Poneke (Wellington) and Tamaki Makaurau (Auckland) for 2-3 weeks.

Production Assistant

Employment Type: Fixed Term, Full-time, Contractor
Commencing: May 2021
Ceasing: May 2021
Hours per week: 50 hours per week (2 weeks)
Location(s): Wakapuaka, Whakatu, Mohua

We are looking for an enthusiastic Production Assistant who has an interest in, or experience, in video production. This is an entry level position supporting our Production Manager and production team to capture iwi stories from our whānau who reside in Te Tauihu.

Our ideal candidate will a certificate level or higher qualification in film and media or equivalent or alternatively experience in the industry.

Reporting to the Te Pou Whakawhiti, key duties will include the set up, pack down of sites, monitoring lighting and sound equipment, transporting equipment, going on supply runs and possible driving duties. You will assist with general housekeeping tasks such as tidying facilities, ensuring the production team have all they need to undertake their work and at times you will be tasked with taking care of our talents needs.

This is a one-off contract working long 10-hour days, on location in Mohua, Whakatu and Wakapuaka.  Some training and support can be given.

Archiver

Employment Type: Fixed Term, Full-time, Contractor
Commencing: May 2021
Ceasing: June 2021
Hours per week: 40 hours per week (6 weeks)
Location(s): Whakatu / flexible work arrangements

We are looking for a detail orientated Archiver for to digitise and archive our historic oral history content.  You will be responsible for creating high-quality object records, rehousing and at times digitising items from our unpublished manuscripts and collections.

Our ideal candidate will have a Degree and/or postgraduate qualification in information management, archives management or equivalent. We are looking for someone with strong experience with records management within an iwi or a strong desire to work in a Te Ao Māori space.

Having worked in Te Ao Māori environments, or similar, your communication skills will be required to influence and manage effectively all stages of the archiving process. You will operate with energy and passion and will demonstrate a collaborative approach where you work well with others and model best practice principals and behaviours.
To be successful in this role, you will offer:

  • Proven experience of best practice in handling archive is essential
  • A relevant Tertiary qualification and/or Museum Studies qualification
  • Demonstrated effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Self-motivation, effective organisation skills and an ability to cope well under pressure
  • Extensive experience in archives and/or records management
  • describe records and other materials so they are easy to find on databases
  • advise on how to store archives & prepare and package materials for storage

Reporting to the Te Pou Whakawhiti, your work will also support the small Production Team to capture iwi stories from our whānau and recording and arching our data for future use.
This is a one-off 6-week contract working full-time working from the Nelson office, flexible working arrangements are available for the right candidate.

March 24th, 2021|

Notice of Election of Trustees, calling for nominations & Annual General Meeting

NOTICE OF ELECTION OF TRUSTEES, CALLING FOR NOMINATIONS

& ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

for NGĀTI TAMA KI TE WAIPOUNAMU TRUST

Under the Ngāti Tama ki Te Waipounamu Trust Deed of Trust, notice is hereby given that an election will be held for two (2) General Trustees for the Ngāti Tama ki Te Waipounamu Trust.
The election will be held under the First Past the Post electoral system, by postal and online voting.

NOMINATIONS
To be eligible for nomination and election as a Trustee a candidate must (as per clause 6.2 of the Deed of Trust):

(a) be a Registered Adult Member residing within New Zealand;
(b) not be disqualified by reason of any matters referred to in clauses 6.4(c) to 6.4(g) (see nomination form);
(c) not have resigned from the position of Trustee in the three (3) years prior to the date of the notice calling for nominations; and
(d) be able to demonstrate skills, knowledge, experience or achievements in one or more of the following areas: (i) te reo Māori; (ii) tikanga Māori; (iii) governance experience; (iv) business, financial or legal skills; (v) community service; or (vi) academic achievements.

All nominations must also (as per Schedule 4, paragraph 8 of the Deed of Trust):

(a) be on the proper nomination form, and specify the nominee’s full name, address and contact telephone number;
(b) include a declaration signed by the nominee that he or she fulfils the criteria for nomination and election as a Trustee under clause 6.2, and is not precluded from holding office as a Trustee by reason of any matters referred to in clauses 6.4(c) to 6.4(g);
(c) include a curriculum vitae or other document describing the candidate’s skills, knowledge, experience or achievements in one or more of the areas listed in clause 6.2(e); and
(d) include the written signature of both the candidate and the nominator.

Retiring Trustees are eligible for re-election.
Nomination forms and copies of the Trust Deed are available:

• by contacting the Ngāti Tama ki Te Waipounamu Trust Office, 74 Waimea Road, Nelson, or phoning 0800 8262 494
• online at www.ngati-tama.iwi.nz
• by phoning the Electoral Office on 0800 922 822

Candidates and nominators must be registered members of Ngāti Tama ki Te Waipounamu Trust, aged 18 years or over.
Nominations of candidates must be received at the Trust Office no later than 5pm, Friday 12 March 2021.
If there are more candidates than there are vacancies to be filled, an election will be held. The Trust will give further notice of any election required after the nomination period has closed.

Nomination Paper

INVITATION TO REGISTER
Ngāti Tama ki Te Waipounamu Trust invites anyone who has not already registered, aged 18 years or over, and with the appropriate whakapapa to apply to be included on the Trust’s Members Register. Registration forms can be obtained from the Trust Office or online at www.ngati-tama.iwi.nz

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
The 2021 Annual General Meeting (AGM) will commence at 2pm on Saturday 24 April 2021. The AGM will be held in Mohua, venue TBC. NAU MAI, HAERE MAI KI TE TAUTOKO!

Copies of all AGM documents will be sent from Friday 19 March 2021 to all Adult Registered Members of Ngāti Tama ki Te Waipounamu Trust with voting materials, and are also available online at www.ngati-tama.iwi.nz, by phoning (03) 548 1740 or from the Ngāti Tama ki Te Waipounamu Trust Office.

Dated at Nelson, 23 February 2021
Dale Ofsoske, Chief Returning Officer Independent Election Services Ltd
for Ngāti Tama ki Te Waipounamu Trust

February 24th, 2021|

Order a Ngāti Tama School Pack for 2021

Order a Ngāti Tama School Pack for 2021

Get a jump-start on the 2021 school year and pre-order a Ngāti Tama School pack for your tamariki and rangatahi. Orders available NOW via the Ngāti Tama App

Earlier this year Ngāti Tama teamed up with RUIA to deliver Rangatahi programs for our April 2020 whānau wānanga. However, due to covid-19 and lockdown we were unable to deliver the amazing activities we had planned. We were able to repurpose the RUIA funding to provide these packs and help our tamariki connect with Ngāti Tama.

We have Tamariki Nohinihi School Packs (Under 7), Tamariki School Packs (8YO-12YO) and Rangatahi School Packs (13-YO-18YO) available.

HOW TO ORDER A SCHOOL PACK

  1. Log on to the app at: whanau.ngati-tama.iwi.nz  and log in with your tama email
  2. Complete a short questionnaire
  3. Enter your postal details and tamariki details
  4. Wait for your school pack to be posted in January 2021.

T&C’s: School packs can only be ordered by parents of the school aged child and the child’s parent MUST be registered to Ngāti Tama ki Te Waipounamu Trust School packs are available to tamariki who are currently attending pre-school/kōhanga reo, primary school, intermediate or secondary school One school pack per child. Limited to 150 packs in total. Once all packs are allocated Ngāti Tama will discontinue any further orders Orders will be available from Dec 22nd 2020.

Rangatahi School Pack

Order Pack

Whats included?

• Ngāti Tama Bluetooth speaker
• Ngāti Tama pākete
• Ngāti Tama takawai
• Ngāti Tama pōtai
• Ngāti Tama pencil case
• Ngāti Tama stationary (pens and coloured pencils)
• Math set
• Ngāti Tama pukapuka rātaka
• Ngāti Tama Pepeha fridge magnet
• Huriawa Book, by Nuki Takao and illustrated by Robin Slow
• Ngāti Tama stickers

Tamariki School Pack

Order Pack

Whats included?

• Ngāti Tama pākete
• Ngāti Tama takawai
• Ngāti Tama pōtai
• Ngāti Tama pencil case
• Ngāti Tama stationary (pens and coloured pencils)
• Ngāti Tama pukapuka rātaka
• Ngāti Tama Pepeha fridge magnet
• Huriawa Book, by Nuki Takao and illustrated by Robin Slow

Tamariki Nohinohi School Pack

Order Pack

Whats included?

• Ngāti Tama pākete
• Ngāti Tama takawai
• Ngāti Tama pōtai
• Ngāti Tama pencil case
• Ngāti Tama stationary (pencils and coloured pencils)
• Ngāti Tama Pepeha fridge magnet
• Huriawa Story Book, by Nuki Takao and illustrated by Robin Slow
• Ngā Hiku o Te Reo Activity Book
• Ngāti Tama stickers

ℹ️ *T&C’s: School packs can only be ordered by registered parents of the child. School packs are available to pre-school and school aged tamariki and rangatahi. One school pack per child. Once all 150 packs are allocated, Ngāti Tama will discontinue any further orders.

December 22nd, 2020|

He mihi maioha,

Tēnā koutou e te iti, e te rahi e whakarauika mai nei ki tēnei marae kōrero o Ngāti Tama.  Tuatahi, me huri ō tātou ngākau ki te hunga kua nunumi atu ki te pō, haere, oti atu rā.  Ko rātou te hunga wairua ki rātou, ko tātou ngā mahuetanga iho o rātou mā, tēnā koutou, tēnā tātou katoa.

Welcome to this platform to help us ‘hiki wairua’ – boost our spirits and encourage us to keep doing what we’re doing during this trying time of the Covid-19 lockdown. We will take this opportunity to provide ‘food for thought’ with some snippets from our local history in Te Tauihu, discussion about place names and customs, some Māori language tips, waiata and karakia.

Te Hiki Wairua o Ngāti Tama ki Te Tauihu gives whānau the opportunity to connect with their whakapapa and iwi through stories, information and teachings. This pānui will be a regular segment, each week focusing on different aspects of Ngāti Tama, we welcome whānau contribution.

This publication will also include information and resources for whānau support, updates, wellbeing and health.

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