Funding Calendar 2017

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Kaimahi Office Manager

We are looking for an organised, reliable and personable Kaimahi Office Manager.

The ideal candidate will be a competent administrator. Someone highly capable in prioritising and working with little supervision to ensure the smooth running of our National Office. This person will often be required to jugglevarious project support for our wider team while managing their day to day work.

Would you embrace and flourish in a ‘two-whare’ model of governance and service? Do you have some understanding of the not-for-profit sector? If so, we urge you to apply for this highly satisfying and unique role.

See job description attached and please apply directly with your CV and covering letter

Hours and location of Work

  • 35 hours per week
  • based in Wellington
  • applications close Wednesday 15th March 2017 5pm

To apply or request further information please email Ref: Kaimahi Office Manager

Conference Coordinator

A fixed term part time position has arisen in our kaupapa for a Events Coordinator extraordinaire. This person will coordinate the planning and implementation of a successful 2017 TOAH-NNEST National Conference which will be held in Wellington..

The organisation is looking for a highly motivated and self-directed person with established event management skills and networks to help us shape and run a key event in our TOAH-NNEST calendar year.

If you are interested in applying for this role, please send us a cover letter and resume to Claire Lyons Ref: TOAH-NNEST Conference Coordinator Vacancy

Pou Takawaenga

A new position has arisen in our kaupapa for a Poutakawaenga. The organisation has an exciting time ahead and we require a highly-motivated person to take up this pivotal role.

Our organisation is looking for someone with strong leadership, and sound financial and management skills to take us forward into our next chapter. If you are visionary, resourceful and have a desire to work within this sector and a have a passion for te reo me nga tikanga Maori, we urge you to apply for this highly satisfying and unique role.

  • The role is based in Wellington.
  • Applications close: 13 March 2017 5pm

To request a job description and further information please email: Ref: NKM Pou Takawaenga Vacancy

Tauiwi Caucus General Manager

The General Manager – Tauiwi Caucus is a pivotal leadership role that will have strategic and operational responsibility for Tauiwi Caucus staff, programmes, expansion, and the execution of TOAH-NNEST’s mission. This person holds a high-level ability to embrace and flourish in a ‘two-whare’ model of governance and service. If you have a strong desire to work and make change for this sector, we urge you to apply for this highly satisfying and unique role.

  • The role is based in Wellington.
  • 30 – 40 hours per week (to be negotiated),Monday to Friday.
  • Applications close: 13 March 2017 5pm

To request a job description and further information please email

Tauiwi Caucus Chair, Maggy Tai Rakena – Ref: TC General Manager Vacancy


Guidelines for mainstream Crisis Support Services for Surviviors Report (Round Two) and Website

We are pleased to announce the launch of the Good Practice report and website on Wednesday, 19 October 2016; 6.00pm-8.00pm. This will be held at The University of Auckland, Epsom Campus, Music Auditorium, Building B. (see invitation for directions).

The launch is an opportunity to come together to welcome all participants and communities who have engaged in the research to celebrate the completion of its development.

If you are interested in attending, please contact our Administrator at by 14 October 2016.


Nga Kaitiaki Mauri were invited by their whanau member, Te Puna Oranga, to present their Kaupapa Maori National Prevention Strategy and share resources with the whanau in Te Wai Pounamu on Friday, 20 May 2016. Access to our presentations are below:
After being part of the launch of the programme, Whakatokia te kakano o te Ha, in 2014, Nga Kaitiaki Mauri were super excited to see that Te Puna Oranga has been actively promoting and presenting their programme and resource material to whānau, key stakeholders, Māori communities, Hāpu and Iwi throughout Aotearoa. For more information and photo’s of this event, please head to our Facebook Page.

If you want to know more about this amazing resource and/or need training utilising Whakatokia te kakano o te HĀ, please contact Te Puna Oranga, email:

Rauemi o Nga Kaitiaki Mauri mo te whānau –  (Tools accessible for whanau):

  1. NKM Prevention Programme for whanau to address sexual violence within whanau:  download or printer version
  2. NKM Primary prevention – Whanau Hui Presentation: download or printer version.
  3. NKM Sexual Abuse of Tamariki Programme:  download or printer version
  4. A guide in calling a whanau hui –  Click Here

For more information, please feel free to email us at

Invisible Victims?  Where are male victims of conflict related sexual violence in interantional law and policy?

We received this report from Ellen Gorris, Assistant Policy Officer, Rights of the Child and believe the research and information will be of interest to you.

MSSAT NZ, Kenneth Clearwater alongside Alastair Hilton and Chris Dolan were interviewed for this paper to provide insight about their experiences that clearly led to a decrease in invisibility for male survivors of sexual violence and abuse.  To read the report click here.

CHECK OUT Nga Kaitiaki Mauri Primary Prevention Project

A key area of research and projects  – click here.

CHECK OUT OUR “2014 – Year that was” Video“.

This is a complilation of photographs of the wonderful people involved within this kaupapa and activities we all achieved in 2014.

Ma tini ma mano ka rapa te whai.

By many, by thousands, the work (project) will be accomplished.  Many hands make light work. Unity is strength.

With gratitude:

Music – Hinewehi Mohi, Kotahitanga and

A Photos c/- Te Puna Oranga

Supplementary Submission to Social Service Select Committee – Kaupapa Maori Specialised Sexual Violence Services


  • October 2013 – Nga Kaitiaki Mauri received 300-350 signed submission from kaupapa/whanau maori.
  • March 2014 – Nga Kaitiaki Mauri delivered their oral submission.
  • June 2014 – Nga Kaitiaki Mauri and Kaupapa Maori from Aotearoa met with Members of Parliament

Lets hope the 51st Parliment identifies that Kaupapa Maori Services and whanau Maori are a priority and not minimilsed as the select committee report reads!!!  What do you think?