Waikato-Tainui has partnerships with various organisations which support the growth and development of future iwi leaders.

Tribal representation is sought for a variety of external and internal bodies which range from local government bodies, committees, statutory boards, Crown entities, not-for-profit organisations and corporate entities.

Expressions of Interest are currently being sought from Waikato-Tainui tribal members for representation on the following bodies:

Community Law Waikato – Board of Trustees

Expressions of interest are being sought from tribal members to represent Waikato-Tainui on the Community Law Waikato Board of Trustees.

Organisation and Details

The purpose of the Board of Trustees is to advise, govern, oversee policy and direction, and assist with the leadership and general promotion of the Community Law Waikato Trust so as to support the organisation’s mission and needs.

The purpose of the Trust is to meet the unmet legal need in the Waikato Region – ensuring that individuals and communities have access to justice.  The Trust deliver free legal services including information, advice, assistance, representation and education to individuals who meet the criteria.  The Trust strive to meet the highest standards of quality, competency and integrity.

Particular Skills/Competencies Sought
Waikato-Tainui are seeking to appoint a representative to the Community Law Waikato Board of Trustees.  The representative will be required to:

  • Attend monthly board meetings and special meetings as required
  • Carry out special assignments as requested by the board chair
  • Participate as a vital part of the board body
  • Maintain knowledge of the organisation and personal commitment to its goals and objectives
  • Provide fiduciary oversight of finances and physical assets
  • Provide oversight of strategic plans
  • Understand and adhere to the constitution
  • Ensure policy is implemented and followed

Waikato-Tainui will require the successful applicant to provide quarterly written reports on key initiatives and metrics.

Appointments Process
Applications close at 4.00pm on Friday, 31 March 2017 and interviews will be held between Tuesday 18 April and Thursday 20 April 2017.   Successful applicants will be notified in advance.

Please apply online and submit your CV to www.waikatotainuicareers.com

Lake Puketirini Management Committee

Expressions of interest are being sought from tribal members to represent Waikato-Tainui on the Lake Puketirini Management Committee.

Organisation and Details
The purpose of the Management Committee is to oversee the use and management of Lake Puketirini located in Huntly West.

The role of the Committee is to:

  • Monitor the work programme authorised by the Council to ensure, where possible, it is implemented by Council staff.
  • Provide advice to Council on the Lake Puketirini reserve management plan.
  • Promote community involvement in maintaining, developing and managing the reserve.
  • Seek funding from various sources for Council approved reserve enhancement projects.
  • Monitor reserve condition and use and advise Council of any matters that require attention.

Promote catchment management activities that will enhance the reserve

Particular Skills/Competencies Sought
Waikato-Tainui are seeking to appoint a representative to the Lake Puketirini Management Committee. The following skills and knowledge are required for the role:

  • Knowledge or understanding of the Waikato Raupatu River Settlement
  • Knowledge of Lake Puketirini and the community
  • Strong relationship building and interpersonal skills

The successful applicant will be required to provide quarterly written reports on key initiatives and metrics.

Appointments Process
Applications close at 4.00pm on Friday, 31 March 2017 and interviews will be held between Tuesday 18 April and Thursday 20 April 2017.   Successful applicants will be notified in advance.

Please apply online and submit your CV to www.waikatotainuicareers.com

Golden Koi Industries GP Limited

Expressions of Interest are sought from Te Whakakitenga o Waikato and Te Arataura members to represent Waikato-Tainui on Golden Koi Industries GP Limited Board.

Organisation and Details
Koi carp has become a major aquatic pest in the Auckland and Waikato waterways that has and will continue to have huge effects on our native species and habitat if not controlled. The Waikato Raupatu River Trust has a strong interest identifying ways in which the koi carp can either be eradicated or managed effectively within the Waikato waterways.

Golden Koi Industries presents a unique opportunity in which we can actively participate in the restoration of the health and well-being of our awa while at the same time create an enterprise that will sustain a holistic approach to the economic, social, cultural and environmental well-being for Waikato-Tainui in its relationship to the awa.

Particular Skills/Competencies Sought
Waikato-Tainui are seeking to appoint a representative to the Lake Puketirini Management Committee. The following skills and knowledge are required for the role:

  • Facilitate the educational and research advancement of Iwi
  • Make recommendations for Maori representatives on University bodies
  • Consult with iwi ad promote tertiary development throughout the region
  • Offer advice concerning the resourcing and direction of the work of the School of Maori and Pacific Development.

Particular Skills/Competencies Sought
Waikato-Tainui is seeking to recruit a shareholder director to Golden Koi Industries GP Limited. The following skills and knowledge are required for the role:

  • Knowledge or understanding of Kiingitanga, Waikatotanga and Whakatupuranga 2050
  • Professional experience in one or more of these areas – finance, law, strategic management, risk Management, sustainability, innovation and entrepreneurship
  • Strategic thinking, maturity and wisdom and the ability to act and think independently
  • The ability to develop and maintain effective relationships
  • Analytical skill to be able interpret data (technical, operational and to an extent, scientific) about fish processing

The successful applicant will be required to become familiar with Waikato-Tainui strategies associated with this role and provide quarterly written reports on key initiatives and metrics.

Appointments Process
Applications close at 4.00pm on Friday, 31 March 2017 and interviews will be held between Tuesday 18 April and Thursday 20 April 2017. Successful applicants will be notified in advance.

Please apply online and submit your CV to www.waikatotainuicareers.com