Working at Te Runanganui o Ngati Porou offers a world of opportunity and challenge – and a chance to use your skills and experience to advance the aspirations of our Iwi. Whatever your background, working for Ngati Porou may be the challenge you are looking for. 

Current vacancies

Kaiawhina – Youth Services

Our Youth Services team works with a range of young people who need intensive mentoring to create positive pathways.  This role is focused on young people who need that extra support to create pathways for change & also includes programme delivery to increase engagement with a strong focus on tikanga/kaupapa Maori.

We are looking for a dynamic, empathetic and energetic person whose key focus will be to support our young people and their whanau to create individual plans, intensive mentoring and work with key agencies such as Oranga Tamariki, Police and whanau..

The person we seek to appoint will have: a social work qualification or an equivalent; the ability to engage with young people and their whanau; and a good understanding of tikanga/kaupapa Maori.  Experience working with young people and their whanau is essential for this role as well as excellent written and verbal communication skills.

This is a youth-focused role so all suitable applicants will be required to undergo Police Checking prior to starting this role.

For a job description and application phone 0800 676 768, email for an electronic copy or online by clicking here.

To apply for this vacancy, applications can be sent to Te Runanganui o Ngati Porou, Human Resources, PO Box 394, Gisborne or via email at

Applications close 4pm Wednesday 11 July 2018

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