Pou Matamua - Senior Indigenous Advisor

Reference ID 4337

  • Flexible fixed term 12 to 18 months
  • Tautoko, guide, advise

One of the Human Rights Commission’s functions is to promote - through research, education and discussion - a better understanding of the human rights dimensions of the Treaty of Waitangi and their relationship with domestic and international human rights law.

As Pou Matamua – Senior Indigenous Advisor you will support Commissioners, the Chief Executive, and other senior leaders on engagement with, and responding to, Indigenous stakeholders and communities by providing practical relevant advice.

You will have established networks and in-depth knowledge about iwi and hapu groups, urban Maori, Maori leaders, knowledge of Maori human rights and Matauranga Maori, and have mana/credibility with Maori communities. Importantly you will have the ability to move confidently between te Ao Maori and Te Ao Tauiwi. With a sound understanding of the public policy and community issues relating to human rights and the Treaty of Waitangi, you will instinctively know how guide and inform discussions. You will be comfortable leading tikanga during formal occasions, have the ability to conduct media interviews in te reo Maori as a professional spokesperson, and the ability to undertake simple translations from and to te reo Maori.


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