Te Puni Kokiri

Language preference: Māori English

Language preference: Māori English

Put your ideas to work for Te Puni Kokiri

  • Create policy across Māori economic and social development policy areas
  • Help grow and protect Māori assets and promote Te reo and culture in New Zealand

Imagine going home each day with the satisfaction of helping to grow and protect Māori assets, culture and Te reo in New Zealand whilst also helping whanau to succeed as Māori.

As part of Te Puni Kōkiri, our Policy Analysts and Senior Policy Analysts play a vital role in leading policy development for Māori in New Zealand. As an analyst you will have lots of opportunities to grow and be supported by dedicated colleagues who are keen to share their specialist knowledge and experience. As a senior you will be expected to hit the ground running and be ready to lead our new and exciting work programme.

The Policy Partnerships Puni leads and influences Government agencies and stakeholders to design and deliver policies that have a significant impact on Māori. In doing this we aim to improve the quality of outcomes for whānau.

On any given day, you could be involved in negotiations with Iwi, leading inter-agency hui on emerging Crown Māori issues, leading hui to discuss Māori land use, and developing innovative ways to ensure whānau are at the heart of the policy development and implementation process. If you are passionate about the vitality of Te reo Māori and Māori culture there are opportunities to lead and contribute to create a step change for Aotearoa.

With sector responsibilities that include everything from social and economic development and Māori right and interests. This is a unique opportunity to test your best ideas and convert them into strategic Māori policy advice that will benefit all of New Zealand.

If you want to be part of cutting edge Māori policy development then we have both policy analyst and senior analyst opportunities:

1 x Policy Analyst, Economic Wealth

1 x Senior Policy Analyst, Economic Wealth

1 x Senior Policy Analyst, Crown – Iwi, Hapū, Whānau Māori Relations

Applications must include a cover letter, CV, and completed application form (late applications will not be considered).

Applications can be emailed to vacancy@tpk.govt.nz or posted to Vacancy, Human Resources, Te Puni Kokiri, PO Box 3943, Wellington.

Applications close 26 October at 5:00 pm


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