Opportunities & Resources

Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu exists to grow and develop Ngāi Tahu whānau members so they are culturally able, well-connected to their Ngāi Tahu community and outstanding performers in their chosen field.

We’ve got opportunities (grants, scholarships, internships, pēpē support, entry-level careers and more) for all ages to realise our tribal vision:
mō tātou, ā, mō kā uri ā muri ake nei – for us and our children after us.


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For Whānau

People are our greatest taonga (treasure) – it is through our people that the iwi legacy lives.
Our dream is that Ngāi Tahu Whānui enjoy superb physical, emotional, spiritual and mental wellbeing. Our goal is to successfully distribute resources to meet the needs and aspirations of Ngāi Tahu whānau.

We’ve got opportunities, scholarships, and programmes for all ages!

For Business

We have multiple grants, scholarships and mentorship programmes available to support whānau businesses. 

We offer guidance as you refine your business plan and help you identify next steps for growth and sustainability.  We care about your pākihi journey and your success. You have some mahi to do whānau and we are behind you every step of the way!

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Ngāi Tahu Careers

Te Rūnanga Group is a dynamic organisation consisting of Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu, Ngāi Tahu Holdings Corporation, Ngāi Tahu Farming, Ngāi Tahu Property, Ngāi Tahu Seafood and Ngāi Tahu Tourism that supports the tribal institutions of Ngāi Tahu, the aspirations of Ngāi Tahu Whānui and is guided by the vision ‘mō tātou, ā, mō kā uri ā muri ake nei’ (for us and our children after us).

There is always a range of vacancies to apply for. Search through the many job opportunities now.