2x Job Opportunities – Deadline extended

Ngati Hikairo job opportunitiesTe Rūnanganui ō Ngāti Hikairo is calling on those who want to make a difference and deliver on important project outcomes.  If you’re seeking a new challenge and want to have a meaningful impact at iwi and community level – then we currently have two exciting opportunities that may be right for you.


Te Runanganui ō Ngāti Hikairo is currently in the process of working through options for the negotiation of  the iwi’s treaty settlements which includes the Takutai Moana (Marine and Coastal Area) Act 2011 (MACA). Te Runanganui ō Ngāti Hikairo have been granted the right to be heard in the High Court  and will be building a legal case relating to mana whenua and mana moana for these court  proceedings. 

The Roles

The Project Manager will manage the Takutai Moana Project to enable Te Rūnanganui ō Ngāti Hikairo  to present their evidence in relation to the Takutai Moana (Marine and Coastal Area) proceedings to  the High Court; and to ensure that the Runanga meets their funding and reporting obligations under  the Te Arawhiti funding agreement. 

Project Manager Job Description

The Iwi Researcher will collaborate with whanau, hapū and iwi experts and professional research experts to compile community-based knowledge of the Ngāti Hikairo history and ongoing occupation of the Takutai Moana. This knowledge will contribute to the evidence alongside of the Historian Research to the proceedings to the High Court.

Iwi Researcher Job Description

Your Application

To apply please send your CV and cover letter to Pipi Barton, Secretary, Te Rūnanganui ō Ngāti Hikairo


or contact Susan Turner, Interim Chair, Te Rūnanganui ō Ngāti Hikairo, 0273569988 for more details.

Application Deadline: 5pm Wednesday, 27 January 2021