Opportunities for Uri

Opportunities For Our People, Through Our Partners

See below for opportunities through our partners:

KiwiRail (including the iReX Project)

Lets Get Wellington Moving

Wellington City Council 

Hutt City Council

Te Ara Tupua (Waka Kōtahi)


Job Opportunities through our partner BOSCO Contracting Ltd at Shelly Bay Taikuru

Through our partner BOSCO Contracting Ltd, we are proud to share with uri the following job opportunities:

* Laborer

* Heavy Machinery Operator

* Truck Driver


Click here to read the above job descriptions

Who is BOSCO - read more about who BOSCO are and what they stand for - here


If this sounds like something you'd be interested in, we invite you to send your CV and cover letter to brett@boscoltd.co.nz and bex@boscoltd.co.nz 



A KiwiBuild opportunity for uri at Monark has been presented - read more here



We are still searching for uri to join us on the KiwiRail Redevelopment Project in Kaiwharawhara, click on the links below to learn more or to apply:

 - Iwi Cultural Health Monitor


Te Puna Wai Kaumātua Units Registration of Interest Form

Currently all kaumātua units at Te Puna Wai in Wainuiomata (Lower Hutt, Wellington) are fully tenanted. Click here to register your interest.

These units were developed by Taranaki Whānui in partnership with The Wellington Company and are located on the same whenua as the Trusts' housing development Te Puna Wai.

Consisting of 11 units which are located together, surrounding a māra kai, these warm, dry, energy efficient one-bedroom whare with ramp access.


Lets Get Wellington Moving

April 2022

Taranaki Whānui ki Te Upoko o Te Ika are working in partnership with Let’s Get Wellington Moving to help shape the future of Wellington.  Let’s Get Wellington Moving is a $6.4 billion multi-decade programme for Wellington’s transport and urban development future, and a once-in-a-generation opportunity for Wellington.

The 20-year programme includes mass rapid transit connecting the central city with Newtown and the eastern suburbs, walking and cycling improvements, investment in a smarter transport network, and strategic highway improvements including at the Basin Reserve and the Mt Victoria Tunnel. At its heart, the programme seeks to move more people with fewer vehicles. Let’s Get Wellington Moving is a is a joint initiative between Wellington City Council, Greater Wellington Regional Council, and Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency. Port Nicholson Block Settlement Trust and Te Rūnanga o Toa Rangatira have recently joined the Governance of the programme and are now helping the programme at an operational level to ensure that mana whenua perspectives are appropriately considered. 

The Port Nicholson Block Settlement Trust representatives working with Let’s Get Wellington Moving are:


 •  Kirsty Tamanui – Governance Reference Group representative

 •  Peter Jackson – Operational representative 

 •  Ihaia Puketapu – Operational representative

 •  Pekaira Rei – Operational representative

 •  Leslie Brown – Operational representative


Let’s Get Wellington Moving is significant and long-term project for the capital, and this is the start of an ongoing kōrero. Taranaki Whānui representatives are currently part of initial discussions with the Let’s Get Wellington Moving team, with the wider iwi membership engagement occuring April 2022.  For further information on this click here.


For more information please contact Kirsty Tamanui (kirsty@portnicholson.org.nz / 04 472 3872 or 0800 767 8642) or check out the Let’s Get Wellington Moving website https://lgwm.nz/

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