Historian position with Te Arawhiti – Office for Māori Crown Relations

Te Arawhiti – Office for Māori Crown Relations, National Office in Wellington is looking for hard-working, talented and motivated people to join them as they build positive relationships between the Crown and Māori, negotiate settlements of historical Treaty claims, and administer the Marine and Coastal Area (Takutai Moana) Act 2011. The Historian supports all teams in Te Arawhiti when historical advice and services are required.

He pūkenga tou/Skills and Experience

The successful candidate will:

  • Preferably have a master’s degree in New Zealand history, an associated discipline or have equivalent research-based professional experience.
  • have well-developed historical research skills, knowledge of Māori history and archival institutions.
  • an understanding of government structures and process
  • awareness of tikanga and te ao Māori.
  • demonstrate strong oral and written communication skills, negotiate skilfully in tough situations with both internal and external groups, and build constructive. relationships.
  • be an effective communicator and develop your leadership skills by mentoring staff and contributing to the broader capability of the office.

Closing date for applications is 10 November 2021.

More information and how to apply can be found here