Research Associate

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our Health and Populations Research team. The research we are doing here is an exciting area with potential to achieve a positive impact that results in improved advocacy for Māori health and wellbeing.

Supporting our Research Director, you will be involved in the delivery of the organisations research programme.

Responsibilities include writing research projects and bids, research and analysis, presenting findings, and working with stakeholders from community through to govenrment.

We are looking for someone with:

• A Masters or PHD Degree;

• Strong understanding of community based research;

• Strong analytical, methodological and writing skills;

• Good relationships with research/academic and funding institutions;

• Knowledge of tikanga Māori and competency in te reo Māori

Read the full job description here

Send your CV and cover letter to before 5pm 17 July to apply.

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Human Resources Manager

Te Puna Ora o Mataatua, based in Whakatane, provides a range of health and well-being services delivered across the Eastern Bay of Plenty.

We are looking to fill a new position in our Senior Management Group.

We are inviting applications for the role of Human Resources Manager.

Responsibilities include:

  • Manage all employment agreements and contracts;
  • Oversee staff recruitment, training and professional development;
  • Coordination of all specialist legal advice coming into the organisation; and
  • Monitor and implement all legislative and regulatory changes.

Having specialist knowledge or background in employment law is essential. Link to draft job description.

Interested candidates should contact or send their resumes to Shelley Cunningham at

Applications close when position is filled.

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Support Workers: General Call

We provide Homebase Support Services Eastern Bay of Plenty and ACC Services across the entire Bay of Pleny, requiring support workers to work with our
clients and whānau in the community and in the home. We are always looking for Support Workers. We invite expressions of interest from applicants. We provide on the job training. 

We are looking for relief support workers for our ACC homebased team.

While the relief hours are casual, there are a range of shifts that come up regularly which need filling. These can vary from 1 hour shifts to sleepovers any day of the week. We particularly need people who can work in Ōpōtiki and Kawerau. Hourly rate and travel mileage allowance.

Must be:

• Reliable - it’s very important our clients get the care they need
• Able to use own roadworthy transport
• Flexible to be on call and work alternate weekends
• Respectful, caring and friendly

Experience is an advantage, however on the job training will be given.
Email your CV and contact details to

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