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Administrator - Are you a motivated and highly capable administrator?

Full Time - Chatham Islands
  • Support a high performing, fast-paced organisation;
  • Contribute to the success of organisational vision and values; and
  • Opportunity to grow and succeed in a supportive environment. 

Kia hiwa rā! 

Ko wai mātoa? Who we are?

Ngāti Mutunga o Wharekauri Iwi Trust (NMoWIT) is a Mandated Iwi Organisation (MIO) based on Wharekauri/Chatham Islands. It is an organisation with key values that sit at the heart of everything it does.  We are whānau. We support each other “ahakoa te aha’”: We hold to “tika me te pono” as we seek to achieve maungarongo (peace) in our decision making: We hold the line as we unite for our whānau, our iwi, and the resources we are entrusted with.

NMoWIT has been working on its historical Tiriti o Waitangi Settlement Negotiations with the Crown which is ongoing. As the Iwi Trust builds momentum in achieving significant kaupapa milestones it seeks an Administrator to support the Iwi Trust and drive strategic objectives.  This is a unique opportunity to influence positive change for ngā uri o Ngāti Mutunga o Wharekauri.   

Te tūrunaga - the role 

Reporting to the Operations Manager you will support the day-to-day running of NMoWIT. You will act as the interface of the Iwi, by managing all incoming telephone, counter and correspondence and responding appropriately. You will support a range of kaupapa and be an active and contributing member in weekly meetings. This role will drive efficiency and requires an eye for detail. Sound like you? 

To do this, the Administrator will:

  • Be a contributing team member offering innovative ideas and solutions to see the realisation of Iwi vision and values;
  • Manage all incoming and outgoing telephone, counter and correspondence and in doing this you will act as the interface of the iwi;
  • Support the Operations Manager in providing support for the board;
  • Generates regular and ad hoc reporting as required by senior leadership; and
  • Support any additional administration tasks as required. 

He kōrero mōu - About You

You will share and affinity with Iwi vision and values, and your drive will be to support and enhance the operations on the Iwi Trust. You will come with an open mindset and willingness to learn and embrace tikanga and te reo māori. 

To be successful in this role you will be a motivated and highly capable administrator. Highly organised, confident, attentive to detail and focussed on task completion, you will be committed to taking accountability and ownership for your work.  People describe you as a true self-starter with great initiative who is happy to pitch in and not afraid to step up to take responsibility for those “must do” jobs.  

You will have the following skills and experience:

  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to develop and maintain enduring relationships;
  • Adaptable to a changing environment;
  • Able to identify gaps and generate innovative solutions to streamline process;
  • Strong administration and systems knowledge; and
  • Share a strong affinity with the vision and values of NMoWIT; 

You will support a high performing team and you will be rewarded with opportunity to use and develop your administration skills. We value the role we play in creating a future for our whānau, hapū, and iwi. We value our people; we foster and environment that promotes learning and development. Do you have the skill, drive, and motivation to play a key role in our whānau? 

How to apply

To discover more about Ngāti Mutunga o Wharekauri Iwi Trust, visit 

For a confidential discussion about the role; contact Sarah Dixon on 022 193 4170 or by email to 

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