Could you be Hui E! Community Aotearoa’s new champion for the tangata whenua, community and voluntary sector? If you share our vision for a fair and just Aotearoa, we’d like to hear from you.


Hui E! Community Aotearoa is looking for a new Kaiwhakahaere Kaupapa Māori – Project Manager Māori. This is a unique opportunity for a passionate project manager keen to build ongoing support for Aotearoa’s community organisations.

Mō tēnei tūranga mahi – About the role

The mahi will include:

  • Planning and overseeing projects with an exclusive focus on supporting Tangata Whenua community organisations.
  • Be responsible for the creation and development of the strategy for this project mahi from inception to delivery.
  • Develop and co-design a three-year programme, identifying deliverable types of tangible support activities for kaupapa Māori organisations, to enhance their organisation’s capability and enable them to thrive.
  • Extensive engagement with Tangata Whenua forming genuine relationships and partnerships honouring our Te Tiriti o Waitangi Relationship model of practice.

Ngā tino Pūkenga/Wheako – Skills/experiences for the role

You’ll bring your project management passion, skills and experience to this role. These include:

  • Extensive experience in relationship management, and you’ll have a good understanding of how to engage with Tangata Whenua/Māori kaupapa related organisations.
  • In-depth knowledge of tikanga, kawa and at least second level ability to understand and kōrero te reo.
  • Well-developed understanding and knowledge of Te Tiriti o Waitangi and its application.
  • Solid background in project management, demonstrating your great track record of meeting and/or exceeding targets.
  • Background of working or volunteering in the community sector and strong community networks will be an advantage.

Te wāhi mahi – Working here

Hui E! are offering a salary range of $70k – $80k plus employer contribution of 3% for Kiwisaver. You’ll work alongside the Kaiwhakahaere Matua – Chief Executive and other kaimahi who will support you with key stakeholder relationships and tautoko you to deliver. You’ll join a national Tangata Whenua, Community and Voluntary Sector organisation who are committed to their pou, kawa and tikanga in how they operate.

Ka pēhea te tono mai – How to apply 

For more information, including the job description, any patai, want to kōrero more, please contact Mel North on 021 242 4339 or you can email your CV and cover letter to