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Ngāti Tama ki Te Tauihu Communications; Hui, Events and Pānui for our members and Tama Group.

Te Puna – Quarterly Magazine
Te Awa – Calendar
Vacancies

Education Grants now OPEN for 2022

Ngāti Tama Education Grants, Cultural and Sporting Grants are now open to Ngāti Tama members. Ngāti Tama ki Te Waipounamu Trust provides limited financial assistance to promote and enhance social, educational and cultural opportunities for whānau of Ngāti Tama.

School Aged Education Grants 2022

Education Grants for school-aged children are now OPEN. All tamariki under 17 including pre-school, primary, intermediate and secondary. Grant closes April 30th 2022.

Tertiary Study or Cadetship/Apprenticeship Grants 2022

Education Grants for Tertiary Study or Cadetship/Apprenticeship are now OPEN. Grant closes April 30th 2022.

Sports and Cultural Grants 2022

If you have a sports or cultural related event, activity or course then we may be able to support you with a financial grant under our Sports and Cultural Grant. Please note you cannot apply for a Sports and Cultural Grant if you have received an Education/Training Grant in the same year.

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11/01/22|

TAMA VACANCY: Te Pouwhakarākei Graphic designer

Te Pouwhakarākei
Graphic designer

Tama tū ki te Tauihu, Tama ora ki te ao.
Ngāti Tama will stand tall in Te Tauihu and flourish in the world.

Mō mātou – About us
Ngāti Tama ki Te Waipounamu Trust based in Nelson represents ngā uri o Ngāti Tama ki Te Tauihu and was established to manage and administer the Trust Fund for the benefit of whānau, now and into the future. Our team diligently represent ngā kahurangi o Tama, our values; Tū Rangatira: courage, determination, growth; Akona kia tupu: learn, teach, evolve; Mana Kaitiaki: restore, protect, sustain; and Arotahi ai tatou: collective, unified, inclusive.
Mō te tūranga mahi – About the role
Commencing in February 2022, this is a part-time position (20 hours per week), working alongside Te Pouwhakawhiti to provide high-quality, engaging, and timely visual content for print, online and video resources. You will be responsible for the development of graphic design, publication and distribution including managing contractors and vendors to deliver on projects. You will have the ability to translate complex ideas into easy-to-understand graphics and collateral for a wide variety of audiences, age groups and demographics. Your key accountabilities will include:
  • Conceptualizing and creating designs, concepts and layouts based on knowledge of design principles to support communication and encourage engagement and participation with whanau.
  • Managing branding requirements across the organisation, including merchandise, clothing, logo, images, promotional material and ensuring branding is consistent across the Group.
  • Develop content for our social media, website and quarterly print pānui, annual reports and other official publications.
  • Support project based mahi where graphic design is required.
  • Manage the Tama photo and graphic library, including curation, data management and storage.
  • Develop engaging content with our software in line with organisation branding guidelines and organisation objectives.
Mōu – About you
You will be detail orientated, take pride in the work you produce and able to meet deadlines. Have demonstrated experience in reviewing and proofing copy is highly desirable.
As part of a close-knit team, you must be willing to participate and work alongside all poumahi to maintain a strong cohesive team that delivers on all Ngāti Tama priorities. At times you will be required to pitch in at whānau wānanga and our annual AGM and all poumahi are encouraged to participate in our cultural activities for personal development.
The Ideal Candidate will have the following:
  • An intermediate Graphic Designer with 3+ years’ experience
  • Confident and proficient in Adobe Cloud applications (Illustrator, photoshop, InDesign) and SharePoint
  • Understand Te Reo, me ōna tikanga and desire to develop these areas
  • Confident in written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills
  • Be able to review and proof copy as part of the content production process
  • Have experience with social media, websites, and online mailing systems to create and publish content.
  • Ideally hold a Design degree or relevant tertiary qualification
If you are seeking a flexible part time permanent role with an established Iwi Trust within a positive and progressive work culture, then we would like to hear from you.
For confidential enquiries, please contact Sacha MacDonald 027 386 9288 or alternatively you may apply with your cover letter and resume via (portal link). All enquiries and applications will be treated in strict confidence.
Applications close: 19 December 2021
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05/12/21|

TAMA VACANCY: Te Pou Taiao (Environmental Programmes Manager)

Published: 12/11/2021
Job Location: Te Tauihu / Nelson / New Zealand Job Type: Permanent Work Type: Full Time Category: Agriculture, Fishing & Forestry

Tama tū ki te Tauihu, Tama ora ki te ao.

Ngāti Tama will stand tall in Te Tauihu and flourish in the world.

Mō mātou – About us
Ngāti Tama ki Te Waipounamu Trust is a post-settlement entity based in Nelson representing ngā uri o Ngāti Tama ki Te Tauihu. The Ngāti Tama Group through its various entities manages the social, cultural and environment strategies, assets and investment portfolios ranging from fisheries assets through to managed investment funds. The Ngāti Tama Group is responsible for managing and administering the Trust Fund for the benefit of whānau, now and into the future.

The Trust priorities include:

  • Ahumahi – Developing opportunities to work and live in Te Tauihu.
  • Ahuora – Exploring options to support whānau wellbeing and independence.
  • Ahurea – Stimulate learners of Te Reo, Tikanga and whakapapa.
  • Ahuwhāiti – Fit for purpose systems and operations.
  • Ahuwhenua – Enhance our significant lands and waterways.

Mō te tūranga mahi – About the role

You will lead and implement the Ahuwhenua strategic priorities to enhance our significant lands and waterways by promoting Mātauranga Māori in Kaitiakitanga and environmental management. Your work will involve the collation of Ngāti Tama kōrero to ensure that there are effective and inclusive approaches to Ngāti Tama engagement across the Crown/council agents. You will also provide support and advocacy for whānau participation in local Kaitiakitanga as part of developing and maintaining Te Tiriti partnerships to actively promote Ngāti Tama customary interests. Working alongside other Pou Taiao of Te Tauihu iwi as appropriate, you will work to ensure that Deed of Settlement instruments related to te taiao are monitored and implemented.

Mōu – About you

You will be a confident and capable communicator in both written and oral, who is at ease in both whānau settings and interactions with crown agents. A strong knowledge of Ngāti Tama issues of significance related to te taiao is highly desirable and a working understanding of the machinery of govt will be an advantage.

The Ideal Candidate will have the following:

  • Previous experience in Māori environmental management and kaitiakitanga roles
  • Knowledge of and understanding of New Zealand Resource Management legislation and associated environmental policy and law, would be an advantage.
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to build and maintain relationships
  • Awareness of Ngati Tama ki te Tauihu history and sites of significance
  • Working knowledge and application of mātauranga māori
  • Experience working with Council and crown entities
  • Report writing, research and facilitation
  • Tertiary qualification in a relevant field is preferred
  • Fluency in oral and written Te Reo and English is highly desirable.

A rare opportunity to work collaboratively with whanau, iwi to ensure Councils and Crown agents act in accordance with statutory provisions referring to Te Tiriti and to protect and enhance Maori values across environmental management projects in the rohe. If Kaitiakitanga is at the heart of all you do then please apply.

For confidential enquiries, please contact Sacha MacDonald 027 386 9288 or alternatively you may apply with your cover letter and resume via (portal link). All enquiries and applications will be treated in strict confidence.

Applications close: 1 December 2021

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17/11/21|

TAMA VACANCY: Te Pou Ahurea Whānau (Engagement Coordinator)

Published: 12/11/2021
Job Location: Te Tauihu / Nelson / New Zealand Job Type: Permanent Work Type: Full Time Category: Cultural Manager

Tama tū ki te Tauihu, Tama ora ki te ao.
Ngāti Tama will stand tall in Te Tauihu and flourish in the world.

Mō mātou – About us

Ngāti Tama ki Te Waipounamu Trust based in Nelson represents ngā uri o Ngāti Tama ki Te Tauihu and was established to manage and administer the Trust Fund for the benefit of whānau, now and into the future.

The Trust priorities include:

• Ahumahi – Developing opportunities to work and live in Te Tauihu.
• Ahuora – Exploring options to support whānau wellbeing and independence.
• Ahurea – Stimulate learners of Te Reo, Tikanga and whakapapa.
• Ahuwhāiti – Fit for purpose systems and operations.
• Ahuwhenua – Enhance our significant lands and waterways.

Mō te tūranga mahi – About the role

The purpose of the Te Pou Ahurea role is to ensure the successful delivery of cultural and whānau engagement initiatives. Working closely with Te Pou Hāpai Tikanga and Te Pouwhakawhiti to plan and implement the Ahurea strategic priorities. You will provide opportunities for the development of mātauranga amongst Ngāti Tama ki Te Tauihu whānau through Te Rautaki Reo o Ngāti Tama, and various whānau wānanga

Mōu – About you
We are looking for someone who has an understanding of traditional Māori values and knowledge including history, traditions and stories on which they are based. You will be well organised with excellent communication and report-writing skills with a dedication to refine and strengthen the cultural wānanga experience for whānau.

The Ideal Candidate will have the following:

• Tertiary qualification or experience in a related field preferred – Communications, Teaching, Te Reo
• Proficiency in Te Reo Māori and understanding of the tikanga and kawa of Ngāti Tama
• Expertise in programme development and wānanga facilitation
• Demonstrated ability in culturally sensitive situations
• Shows respect for Iwi and their unique relationship with the land and its people, show humility and kindness, gain trust and  confidence of kaumātua, Trust Board members and the Ngāti Tama whanau.
• Has a passion for ongoing learning of Te Ao Māori, history and current issues.

As part of a close-knit team, you must be willing to participate and work alongside all poumahi to maintain a strong cohesive team that delivers on all Ngāti Tama priorities. At times you will be required to pitch in at whānau wānanga and our annual AGM and all poumahi are encouraged to participate in our cultural activities for personal development .

For confidential enquiries, please contact Chan Collin 0275 401 027 or Sacha MacDonald 027 386 9288 or alternatively you may apply with your cover letter and resume via (portal link). All enquiries and applications will be treated in strict confidence.

Applications close: 30 November 2021

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17/11/21|

TAMA VACANCY: Te Pouwhakahaere (General Manager)

Published: 10/11/2021
Job Location: Te Tauihu / Nelson / New Zealand Job Type: Permanent Work Type: Full Time Category: CEO & General Management

Tama tū ki te Tauihu, Tama ora ki te ao.

Ngāti Tama will stand tall in Te Tauihu and flourish in the world.

Mō mātou – About us
Ngāti Tama ki Te Waipounamu Trust is a post-settlement entity based in Nelson representing ngā uri o Ngāti Tama ki Te Tauihu. The Ngāti Tama Group through its various entities manages the social, cultural and environment strategies, assets and investment portfolios ranging from fisheries assets through to managed investment funds. The Ngāti Tama Group is responsible for managing and administering the Trust Fund for the benefit of whānau, now and into the future.

The Trust priorities include:

  • Ahumahi – Developing opportunities to work and live in Te Tauihu.
  • Ahuora – Exploring options to support whānau wellbeing and independence.
  • Ahurea – Stimulate learners of Te Reo, Tikanga and whakapapa.
  • Ahuwhāiti – Fit for purpose systems and operations.
  • Ahuwhenua – Enhance our significant lands and waterways.

Mō te tūranga mahi – About the role
The General Manager will be responsible for implementing the Ngāti Tama ki te Waipounamu Trust vision, mission, and strategic priorities ensuring that Ngāti Tama resources are managed effectively and efficiently.

You will lead strategic implementation, operations, staff management and internal / external relationship management. You will have overall responsibility for the successful planning, implementation, and co-ordination of the organisation.

This is a permanent full-time position based in our Nelson office.

Mōu – About you
You will have excellent interpersonal and leadership skills, with a respect for Iwi and their unique relationship with the land and environment, show humility and kindness, gain trust and confidence of pahake, whānau, and Trust Board members. You will have experience working responsively with a Board to ensure that the organisation is operationally and strategically meeting its objectives.

The Ideal Candidate will have the following:

  • It is desirable that you have a sound knowledge of tikanga māori and experience working in a kaupapa māori environment.
  • Have an awareness of whānau/hapū/iwi dynamics in Te Tauihu.
  • Relevant tertiary degree in a leadership field including Māori and Indigenous Leadership, Business, Legal or Commerce.
  • Have the ability to manage complex and diverse range of stakeholders.
  • Demonstrate leadership that empowers the team through effective management and support of staff, including motivating, guiding, influencing and communications.
  • Excellent analytical, written and oral communication skills.
  • Demonstrated problem solving, use of initiative and good judgement skills.
  • Strong focus on continuous improvement.
  • Ability to gain and maintain professional credibility, confidence and respect.
  • Comfortable being a role model and a good team player.

If you are seeking a leadership role in an established Iwi Trust within a positive and progressive work culture, then we would like to hear from you.  For more information visit www.ngatitama.nz

For confidential enquiries, please contact Sacha MacDonald 027 386 9288 or alternatively you may apply with your cover letter and resume via (portal link). All enquiries and applications will be treated in strict confidence.

Applications close: 28 November 2021

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10/11/21|

Māori Representatives – Nelson City Council

The Nelson City Council is seeking new membership to bring a te ao Māori view to the Council’s decision-making processes.

There are 7 positions available. Apply in writing to secretaroat@twam.maori.nz

Positions Available

For more information and to apply, email secretariat@twam.maori.nz

10/11/21|

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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