Casual Guide

The Ngāi Tahu Māori Rock Art Trust is currently seeking a positive and outgoing individual to fill the role of Guide at Te Ana Maori Rock Art Centre and to assist with the Trusts ecological work in rock art protection and management projects.

The successful applicant will have a passion for Ngāi Tahu culture, a desire to continually build their knowledge in this area, and the ability to share their knowledge with people from all walks of life -from local residents, school children, groups and iwi members interested in reconnecting with their heritage, and international tourists.  

Excellent people skills are required to excel in this role, and an ability to deliver consistently high-quality visitor experiences. 


Good organisational skills are required as well as an ability to learn.  Previous experience in guiding would also be an advantage although full training will be given. 

Guided tours are delivered both at Te Ana Māori Rock Art Centre and at rock art sites in the district, you will need your own vehicle, a current driver’s license and a good level of fitness and mobility.


Te Ana Māori Rock Art Centre is open five days a week Tuesday to Saturday, applicants must be willing to work some Saturdays or public holidays and ocassional Mondays. A full driver’s licence and proven record of work attendance are essential; applicants will be required to undergo police vetting check before an offer of employment is confirmed.   

Applications close Wednesday 16th of December 2020. A full Job description is available at  (careers) or email request to 

Please send your cover letter and CV to: 

Te Ana Team Leader R Solomon, 2 George St, Timaru or by email to