Te Rūnanga o Te Rarawa

Te Waka Pupuri Pūtea Group

General Manager - Kaitāia

Te Waka Pupuri Pūtea is an asset holding group wholly owned by Te Rūnanga o Te Rarawa.
It was established to protect, manage and grow the Iwi asset bases taking an intergenerational approach with an emphasis on economic, social, environmental and cultural outcomes; the four pou. Te Waka currently has interests predominantly in horticulture, fishing, dairy, forestry, property, fibre, and financial assets. It also has collaborative investments with other Iwi.

Te Waka is looking for a dynamic and motivated General Manager to oversee and lead phases of commercial development for Te Rarawa. Reporting to the Board of Te Waka the General Manager will provide strategic leadership consistent with the principles of tikanga Māori, the practices of four pou management and Te Rarawa kaupapa.

The General Manager will be required to lead Te Waka through a phase of significant development using strategic capacity, innovation and commercial acumen to enhance the financial sustainability of Te Waka, grow additional revenue streams and continue to grow commercial holdings for Te Rarawa.

Based in Kaitaia, this role is an exciting opportunity to join a progressive Iwi organisation and enjoy a lifestyle that only the Far North can offer.

How to apply

Interested candidates are to send a letter of application and CV to the office of Te Rūnanga o Te Rarawa or by email to

Downloadable Application Pack

General Manager Job Description

Applications close: 5.00pm, Friday 29th September 2023