Te Reo Māori Programme Lead

Date: 14 Nov 2023

Location: Central Auckland, NZ, 1010

Company: Auckland Council


  • Bring your passion for the advancement of te reo Māori   
  • Work in an environment where your mātauranga is valued
  • Collaborate and build sustainable relationships with mana whenua and mataawaka


He angitūtanga: The opportunity

It is an exciting role where you’ll develop and lead our programme of work that will accelerate te reo Māori and help us to ensure te reo is seen and heard across the Customer and Community Services Directorate. 

You’ll develop and nurture relationships with mana whenua and mataawaka in this strategic role where you are focused on designing and supporting the programme of work to deliver on the aspirations contained in the Auckland Plan and Kia Ora Tāmaki Makaurau (our Māori Performance Management Framework). 

As the Programme Lead responsible for an annual work programme delivery, you’ll bring together all those involved to collaborate, taking them on the journey with you to progress and achieve te reo Māori outcomes. 

He kōrero mōu: About you

Your background will include previous experience in programme management including budget management supported by a qualification in Māori Development or similar. Ideally, you’ll bring experience in the management of multi-faceted, complex and multistakeholder projects within the public sector. You can manage multiple streams of work and deliver across multiple channels while also sharing your proficiency in te reo Māori me ōna tikanga. 

Your experience in project planning, budget management, performance monitoring and reporting coupled with your ability to establish and nurture strong partnerships will stand you in good stead. 

Your political acumen and understanding of government and local iwi will also be a valued skill.

Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou: What we offer


You will be valued for sharing your mātauranga Māori in a space where you can bring your whole self to your role. You will lead a project team of passionate individuals working hard to elevate te reo rangatira.

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Applications close Sunday, 10th December 2023


Auckland Council is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and we are committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application to assist you through the recruitment process.


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