The Ngāi Tahu Māori Rock Art Trust supports Rūnanga (collectives of tribal areas) and their communities in the care, management, and celebration of mana whenua Māori rock art heritage.   The Trust is seeking four new team members to support its rock art protection and education work at Te Ana Māori Rock Art Centre in Timaru, and at a group of rock art sites at Ōpihi, South Canterbury. If you are keen to learn more about our rock art and be part of celebrating and protecting these taonga for future generations, contact us today!

 

Kairuruku Mātauranga / Education Coordinator

Te Ana Māori Rock Art Centre and Ōpihi Rock Art Sites
Permanent part time position, up to 20 hours per week

Help shape the future of local education and build the next generation of rock art kaitiaki (guardians)! This role is focused on the development and delivery of exciting hands-on learning experiences for school children, based on Māori rock art and the mana whenua history and culture surrounding it.  It also involves the promotion of our cultural education programme to schools throughout the district. The successful applicant will be passionate about mana whenua culture, with excellent communication and networking skills.  Previous experience in the education sector an advantage, but not essential.

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Kaiārahi / Guide, Te Ana Māori Rock Art Centre

Permanent part time position, up to 20 hours per week 

Showcase mana whenua history and culture and share your knowledge with people from all walks of life, from local residents, school children, tour groups, and iwi members interested in reconnecting with their heritage.  You will need excellent people and communication skills to excel in this role, and an ability to deliver consistently high-quality visitor experiences. Te Ana Māori Rock Art Centre is open five days a week, Tuesday to Saturday, so applicants must be willing to work rostered Saturdays and public holidays, as required.  A driver’s license is essential; applicants will be required to undergo police vetting before an offer of employment is confirmed.

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Kaimahi Whakaora/ Restoration Workers, Ōpihi Rock Art Sites, South Canterbury

Two 12-month fixed term positions, up to 30 hours per week

We need two fit, hard-working, and motivated people to help us restore the ecology and mahika kai values around a group of Māori rock art sites at Ōpihi, South Canterbury.  Work includes planting native seedlings, weed control and monitoring, building and track maintenance, working with volunteers, and supporting the guides from Te Ana Māori Rock Art Centre to host visitors and school groups on site. The successful applicants will be comfortable working outdoors in all weathers and have an interest in caring for the environment.

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Applications close Monday 18th October.   A full Job description for each position is available at www.teana.co.nz  (careers). Please send both a cover letter and your CV to: Te Ana Team Leader, 2 George St, Timaru or by email to office@teana.co.nz