Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei Whai Rawa Limited Future Director

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Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei Whai Rawa Limited (Whai Rawa) is seeking applications for a Future Director.
The Future Director programme is intended to build the future leadership of the hapū, provide governance experience and training for younger people through exposure to the boardroom environment and create a greater talent pool of knowledge and skills among the hapū.

The Role
The Future Director will be exposed to the boardroom environment, will attend all Whai Rawa Board meetings and be treated as a board member and participate in board matters.  The future director will be assigned an experienced mentor from the Whai Rawa Board to support her or his growth and development.  The Future Director will not have voting rights and will not form part of the quorum of a board meeting.
Tenure is for 2 years and there are attendance fees associated with the role. 


Selection Criteria
Candidates must be registered members of the hapū, under 35 years of age (ideally) and demonstrate that they:
➡have strong existing or potential business and commercial skills;
➡are committed to contributing to the development of a positive Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei future;
➡are committed to understanding the history and culture of Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei.

Application Process
The application process will involve candidates completing a written application form and shortlisted candidates will be interviewed. 
Applications (including a covering letter and CV) should be emailed to: or hand delivered to the office, 29 Dockside Lane, Auckland.  For more information, contact us on 09 972 2363.
Applications close: 5pm, Friday 7 April 2017.

Secondary & Tertiary Internships

Secondary Internships
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Whai Rawa is offering Secondary School Student Internships during school holiday periods to Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei descendants. 

The Secondary internship roles will receive a small daily allowance to cover transport costs and lunch each day.

The Secondary Internships are for 1 week at each holiday period.

For more information, or to apply contact us on:

Tertiary Internships
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Whai Rawa is offering two Tertiary Internships in the January and June 2017 holiday periods to 2 x Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei descendants. 

The successful interns will receive on the job learning and development in a commercial setting, education about the wider business and exposure to industry leaders - a great base for those wanting to launch their career in either a commercial or iwi organisation.

The Tertiary Internship positions will be paid (no previous experience in a commercial setting is required).