Job Vacancy: Ministry of Housing and Urban Development - Tumuaki Te Kāhui Kainga Ora

Tumuaki Te Kāhui Kainga Ora

About HUD 

Our purpose is to create "thriving communities where everyone has a place to call home" - "He Kāinga ora, He Hapori ora". 

Our focus isn't just on housing, but on communities. So, we're taking a fresh approach to our partnership across regions and communities. We'll work as one team with iwi, public, private and community organisations to bring about real change across the urban landscape. 

About Tumuaki Te Kāhui Ora 

Reporting to the Chief Executive, you will build and shape our new Māori Housing and Urban development branch. Bringing together the expertise and knowledge from a range of stakeholders to drive a system change for Māori  housing and urban development.  

Your leadership will support the development of skills and knowledge across HUD to ensure we deliver on Māori outcomes across all work programmes.  

We are looking for a highly successful leader who has:

  • Proven success in a senior/executive management role

  • Built and led a high performing group to deliver collective results

  • Success leading strategically within an organisation, sector and wider system 

  • Demonstrated expertise in Mātauranga Māori   

  • An understanding of the importance of  Mātauranga Māori in this sector  

  • Established whānau, hapū  Iwi and Māori networks and relationships 

  • Understanding and experience working in government settings  

How to apply: 

To discuss this role confidentially please contact Amy Tea on 027 435 3000 or Robyn Redford 027 498 9699 or e-mail

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