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Ora Toa Staff Member

Ora Toa Staff Member

Te Rūnanga o Toa Rangatira is an iwi organisation that provides a range of commercial and not-for-profit services to contribute to and enhance the wellbeing of our iwi members, and the wider Porirua and Wellington communities.  

As well as our commercial interests, we operate and provide a wide range of services in Health, Social Services, Education and Employment. 

We offer a warm and friendly environment, work-life balance and flexibility, and a focus on whakawhanaungatanga and manaakitanga based on tikanga o Ngāti Toa Rangatira.

New Vacancies


As the Team Leader Primary, you will lead a small team of kaitautoko to identify and plan for the learning support requirements of our Primary tauira.

You will support and maintain the development of key partnerships across Primary education that play a pivotal role in ensuring education success for Māori.

Key tasks include increasing whānau engagement in iwi and kura hui, whānau/tauira advocacy, iwi education support delivery.  A particular focus will be on the delivery of kaupapa supporting tauira to strengthen their culture, language and identity as Māori and as Ngāti Toa.

The development, implementation and support of Mauri Ora Plans for each tauira is essential to this role and therefore it is important that the team lead will have clear oversight on how this is being accomplished.

Applications for this role close 5pm Friday 1 October 2021 - Apply Here



To provide mentoring support for rangatahi aged between 9-16 years. Also to provide home based support, and family violence education using Tikanga Māori principles and interventions for families with young people mentored through the Tuakana programme.

Applications for this role close 5pm Friday 1st October 2021 - Apply Here



To provide comprehensive community support services as part of the Kaiarahi Team. You will work within a Kaupapa Māori whānau ora framework and environment, to identify whānau needs and provide wrap around services and support to develop their personal, education, training, or employment skills.

Applications for this role close 5pm Friday 1st October 2021 - Apply Here



The Health Improvement Practitioner is responsible for working with individuals and whanau that visit the Practice to help improve their mental and physical health and wellbeing. You will use your knowledge of the behavioural health consultancy model to empower clients through consultation-based behavior interventions. Alongside the general practice team, you’ll develop and implement the creative and innovative strategies to support Ngāti Toa in rowing our waka in doing better for more people.

Applications for this role close 5pm Friday 24 September 2021. To apply click here



Te Hurihanganui

Te Hurihanganui is a Ministry of Education initiative that will support communities to work together to address racism and inequity so that they can accelerate the achievement and wellbeing of ākonga Māori and their whānau. What works in communities will then be built back into the education system so that we see transformative shift for all ākonga Māori and their whānau throughout the education system.

About the role

The Kaitoro is responsible for providing support across Te Hurihanganui and Te Runanga o Toa Rangatira to ensure strong whānau, iwi participation in this important kaupapa. You will liaise with Poutama Pounamu to ensure smooth implementation of Te Hurihanganui work program across Porirua/Tawa schools, as identified by the Ministry of Education. You’ll develop and implement the creative and innovative strategies to support Ngāti Toa in rowing our waka in doing better for more people.

This role is Fixed Term 0.5FTE for one year. Applications for this role close 5pm Friday 17 September 2021. 

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Full time

The Head of Programme Management Office is responsible for developing and implementing robust practices that enable the successful delivery of a broad range of business change projects to stakeholders across the organisation. This will be done by ensuring that all projects adhere to practices that are commensurate to the size and complexity of those projects, as well as being in alignment to our tikanga and values. Your end-to-end responsibility for programmes, including project planning, milestone management, resource forecasting, financial management, and change management, means you will coach General Managers and help them to uphold process consistency within their teams. You will lead a team of specialists who are also highly engaged and committed to delivering quality work in a context they love.  Together, you’ll develop and implement the creative and innovative strategies to support Ngāti Toa’s growth and success.

This role is fixed term for two years. Applications for this role close 5pm Tuesday 31 August 2021

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Part time

The Program Manager is responsible for coordinating, implementing, and overseeing part of our kamahi development programme funded through Te Puni Kōkiri’s Cadetships fund. This involves recruiting and supporting cadets through the programme as well as tracking expenditure and reporting. You will serve as a central point of contact between kaimahi, managers, and organisational development by being involved in personalised development plans, and maintaining the day to day running of the programme. By actively checking in with cadets and managers, you’ll implement the innovative strategies to support Ngāti Toa in rowing our waka in doing better for more people.

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Full time

The Administrative Assistant is responsible for maintaining the professional conduct of the service by providing manaaki to our staff, manuhiri, and whānau. You will work directly with the Corporate Services & Safety Manager and the Chief Executive to provide effective and efficient administration and office support. As a member of the Corporate Services team, you’ll maintain and enrich innovative strategies to ..

Read the full job description | Administrative Assistant pdf

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Full time

We have two Kaimahi Hauora-ā-Hāpori roles available. The first role is the Māori Community Health Worker. You will be responsible for supporting whānau to engage in our community-based activities to increase their health screening, health awareness and overall wellbeing. 

The second role is the Community Health Worker Outreach Immunizations. You will work alongside our nurses to increase immunization uptake, mainly for tamariki ages under 6 years. As part of the team, you will help to locate whānau, provide health education, and flexible options for vaccination.

Read the full job description | Kaimahi Hauora-ā-Hāpori / Community Health Workers pdf

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Full time

We have two nurse roles available. The first role is the Disease Management Nurse. You will be responsible for empowering clients to better understand and self-manage their conditions. Coordinating manaaki and care amongst our providers, clients and the community is at the forefront of your clinically based activities. 

The second role is the Outreach Immunisation Nurse. You will work with whanau in the community to deliver vaccinations in accordance with the National Immunisation Schedule. It’s important that you promote timeliness, and we provide flexibility to our clients. 

Read the full job description | Registered Nurses | Immunisation Outreach & Disease Management pdf

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Full time

The Tamariki Ora Nurse is responsible for providing a comprehensive service in accordance with the NZ Wellchild Schedule. You will work collaboratively with whānau to ensure the overall wellbeing of tamariki. The Tamariki Ora Nurse will be involved in ..

Read the full job description | Registered Nurse Tamariki Ora pdf

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Full time

The Practice Nurse is responsible for providing end to end service within the clinical. You will operate as a generalist, contributing to the general running of the practice and performing tasks across all aspects of practice nursing. This can include immunization, cervical screening, ECG monitoring, health promotion and so on. Alongside the Ora Toa Waitangirua team, you’ll ..

Read the full job description | Practice Nurse pdf

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Full time

The Kaitautoko Hauātanga/Disability Support Worker is responsible for providing a comprehensive service including quality supervision, companionship, care and support to whānau living in our ..

Read the full job description | Kaitautoko Hauātanga / Disability Support Worker pdf

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