Waikato-Tainui has a Careers Pathways team that work in partnership to discover opportunities to broker meaningful and sustainable employment opportunities for our tribal members.

We develop strong working relationships with key industry partners across a number of sectors to identify and create opportunities that will enhance and further our tribal members career aspirations and development.

Below are some of the offerings available for tribal members.

Te Rau Mahi

Your iwi based professional community

Be a part of a vibrant and engaged circle of iwi based professionals all looking to connect today. Keep up with the play alongside other like-minded uri Waikato, and be the first to know what career opportunities are on the horizon in this space.

As well as being part of a uniquely values-based professional network, you will be first to know what jobs or internship are available with Waikato-Tainui key partners and beyond.

Whaia ko te Mana Motuhake


Waikato-Tainui understands that looking for employment and getting back into the workforce can be a daunting task.  We've created Whaaia ko te Mana Motuhake which is a pre-employment service to empower you to create your own career pathway.

Whatever your needs, questions or concerns contact our office to find out more. 

Te Tomokanga

Earn While You Learn

Te Tomokanga is an initiative that is delivered by our Waikato-Tainui Career Pathways team. It allows tribal members to earn an income while they are learning which aligns with our focus to support tribal members in to meaningful sustainable career pathways and in to jobs at the end of their study.

Contact us for more information about Te Tomokanga.


Whai Tuuranga Mahi

Waikato-Tainui offer a number of job opportunities to tribal members as a result of our strong relationship with key partners that results in job positions available for our tribal members to pursue across a number of industries and sectors.