Administrator, Whānau Ora

Te Puni Kōkiri (Ministry of Māori Development) is a government agency who works within government and communities to achieve our vision of Thriving Whānau.


The wellbeing of whānau, hapū and iwi is central to the future wellbeing of Aotearoa (New Zealand). The very broad role of Te Puni Kōkiri, our access to information and ability to make connections, make us ideally placed to spark innovation.

We work to bring innovation in carrying out our key roles of leading work towards policy and legislative changes as well as innovative approaches that will deliver improved outcomes for Māori. 

We influence the work of others by working in partnership, and bring Māori voices to decision makers and we invest with Māori to pursue opportunities, including through funding and partnerships.  To achieve this we engage with whānau, hapū and iwi, and partner with other public sector agencies.

Investing in Whānau Futures, Whānau Ora is an innovative, world-leading whānau-centred approach to empowering whānau into the future.

As the Administrator you will work collaboratively with other Administrators to provide an integrated and seamless service. You will be a natural at establishing and maintaining close working relationships with colleagues to ensure an ongoing coordinated business approach is upheld. You will be responsible for guaranteeing the team deliverables are incorporated into the knowledge management system and comply with the Ministerial requirements.

The Administrator also provides proactive and highly efficient personal administrative services to the Manager. Your responsibilities will include duties such as travel and event bookings, email, diary and meeting management, document review and preparation. You will be a natural team player and take satisfaction in supporting your colleagues on projects and engagements as occasion arises.

To be successful in this role, you will most likely have:

  • Demonstrated administrative support and experience.
  • High level of proficiency with Microsoft packages especially Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Typing speed of at least 75 words per minute.
  • Well-developed communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Honesty, integrity and an understanding of the significance of confidentiality.
  • A sound understanding of the accounting cycle and the role that accurate and timely financial processing plays in successful overall outcomes.

How to Apply

If you are interested in applying for this opportunity, please forward your CV and Covering Letter to Find Recruitment, who are assisting us with this recruitment process.

For questions regarding the role contact Tara Frazier via email at or call 027 241 1639.
Applications close Sunday 25 August 2019 at 11:59PM.



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