Pae Tukutuku, Purapura Whetu at NZ Ministry of Justice, Canterbury
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Te āhuatunga a Te Kooti Whenua Māori/About the Māori Land Court
We are a court of record. Te Ture Whenua Māori Act 1993 (our Act) recognises the significance of Māori land as a taonga tuku iho of special significance to the Māori people. Our role is to provide a court service for owners of Māori land, their whānau and their hapū, which promotes the retention and use of Māori land and facilitates the occupation, development and use of that land.
The record held by Te Kooti Whenua Māori is taonga tuku iho and the Court is the guardian of the whakapapa of the land, which is the people.
Te āhuatunga a te tūranga/About the Role
We currently have one permanent vacancy in our Te Waipounamu Māori Land Court registry office in Christchurch.
The Pae Tukutuku Purapura Whetū role is responsible for the implementation of national systems and processes to ensure all Māori Land Court physical records are managed, stored and accessed with integrity, in order to meet its obligations under Te Ture Whenua Māori Act 1993 and the Public Records Act 2005. This role also:
- Identifies ongoing Records Preservation training needs;
- Provides Records Management advice including records handling practices;
- Ensures the accuracy and detail of the Court record is maintained in accordance with documentation procedures and required standards; and
- Maintains a current register of all Māori Land Court district office records held in other repositories ie, Archives NZ and advises customers about how to access these records.
A key function of the role is the implementation and management of processes to enable Māori Land Court customers to access information contained in our record eg, whakapapa information, iwi and hapū boundaries, rights of ahi kā, location of wāhi tapu etc, while ensuring that the security and quality of the records are maintained.
If this sounds like you then we are interested in hearing from you!
He pūkenga tou/Skills and Experience
To be successful in the role you will have:
- Experience in archives, records and information management
- Experience of public sector systems and processes, including the use of performance information to inform decision-making
- Experience in providing customer service to the public
- Experience in working with other agencies, service providers and key stakeholders
- Operational experience in a medium or large organisation
- Experience in using a digital workflow system to process work
- Experience in data entry or related office experience
- A good general knowledge of, and respect for, tikanga Māori and a commitment to further develop your knowledge of Te Reo Māori
You will work within a well-established, experienced and vibrant team locally and nationally, and you'll be flexible, calm, resilient and in no way daunted by the court environment.
Mō te tīma/About our Team
At Te Tāhū o te Ture - the Ministry of Justice, we're committed to working together for a fair and safe Aotearoa.
We offer a fun, supportive and tikanga based workplace where you'll feel like you are part of the whānau. So, if you're interested in being part of a team that's passionate about providing exceptional service to Māori landowners then this could be the role for you.
Joining the Ministry of Justice means you will become part of an inclusive organisation that values you and the communities we serve. It's our promise to ensure our workplace is one where our people feel healthy and safe, supported and able to be themselves at work. We value respect as the foundation for building a positive workplace culture and one where diversity is welcomed and celebrated.
Tono mai/How to Apply
To apply, click the Apply button below to be directed to our Careers Website. You can view a detailed position description here, as well as complete an online application form by attaching your CV and cover letter.
Salary Range: The remuneration band for this role is $50,128 to $70,768 – while the appointing salary will be based on skills and experience, we are willing to pay higher in the band to attract strong candidates into this role.
Applications close on 9 October 2022.
Our Ministry's top priority is the safety and wellbeing of its employees. We have a comprehensive range of health and safety protocols already in place across all our worksites to help keep our people safe from the effects of COVID-19. We strongly encourage and support all our people to be vaccinated and boosted against COVID-19. Our current policy position is that vaccination is not a prerequisite for employment. However, while employed by Te Tāhū you will be bound by all policies, procedures and rules which are in effect at the time. This includes any future changes to our vaccination requirements.
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Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
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|Attachment:||Pae Tukutuku Purapura Whetu Postion Description.pdf (PDF, 267KB)
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