We have two vacancies:

Pou Mātauranga Education Director

We are seeking a passionate and creative individual to join our team as Pou Mātauranga – Education Director.

If you have a strong commitment to environmental education and connecting rangatahi with nature, we invite you to get in touch.

About the Role: 

As the Pou Mātauranga – Education Director, you will play a pivotal role in advancing Pūkaha’s mission to become a nationally recognized hub for ecological knowledge and learning. You will oversee the continued development of overnight and day education and outreach programmes, community education and teacher wānanga, maintain and build positive relationships with our community, and lead our education team towards the next stage of excellence.

We are looking for a leader with a passion for education, te taiao and te ao Māori.

If this sounds like you, please submit your resume, cover letter, and contact information for two professional references to careers@pukaha.org.nz.

Applications close 1 March 20024.

Pūkaha – Rangitāne Biodiversity Ranger ��

Passionate about Te Taiao and Te Ao Māori?  Then we want to hear from you now!

Funding has become available that will enable Pūkaha to employ an additional predator control ranger to play an important role in the delivery of the Pūkaha Predator Control programme, including the 942ha forest and the 2700ha buffer zone of pastoral land around the reserve.

Along with delivery of trapping and other key conservation tasks, an important purpose of this role is to connect with Rangitāne ō Tamaki nui-ā-Rua and Rangitāne o Wairarapa Te Taiao projects and teams and to incorporate Rangitāne knowledge and mātauranga Māori principles into Pūkaha biodiversity plans.

The Rangitāne Biodiversity ranger will be an important part of the Pūkaha conservation team, working alongside and maintaining strong relationships with the neighbouring landowners, lead contractors, the Department of Conservation, Greater Wellington Regional Council, Horizons Regional Councils, and local communities. Great people skills and an

ability to connect across all cultures is a must, alongside practical skills, knowledge and experience in conservation mahi.

This is a full-time, fixed-term role with an immediate start date.

For more information, email Christine@pukaha.org.nz