No matter where you are in your career journey, we want to connect with you.
‘Te Pou Here’ refers to the mooring post and comes from “te pou here takata, te pou here tikaka” – the post that ties the people and the customs together.
Register with Te Pou Here, a central place where our whānau can connect, engage & give back.
Whether you own a business or have a new business idea we are here to help. We offer free advertising and networking opportunities and can connect you with Puna Pākihi for business grants, support and mentoring.
Te Aka Haumi o Tahu is a fresh new business directory we want to grow like a kumara vine to promote our whānau businesses. We are on a mission to encourage as many whānau to use the directory to bounce the dollar forward and around as many whānau ‘pockets’ as possible.
Being registered in Te Pou Here Kaupapa secures DoubleU design contract mahi.
Te Pou Here offers an opportunity for us as iwi to connect with one another and bring our mahi to the forefront. We can then be aware of each others businesses and strive to support one another when possible.
Te Pou Here Kaupapa connects me and my business with our iwi.
Te Pou Here is an easy way to remain informed.
Te Pou Here offers whānau the opportunity to make connections, and support each other through advice and experiences.
I love that Te Pou Here is all about making connections, creating opportunities for whānau to share resources, knowledge and business opportunities.
A place to come for quality gold-standard Ngāi Tahu services, products and people. Whānau supporting whānau.
Great place to share the success stories of like-minded whānau. Empowering our people to envision and take control of their own future.
Whanaungatanga and the opportunity to empower our whānau to reach their own goals.
An opportunity to connect with my Kāi Tahu roots. To give back by sharing my knowledge and passion for telling our stories.
An opportunity to connect with my Ngāi Tahu roots.
Te Pou Here provides access to a Ngāi Tahu network not available anywhere else.
Te Pou Here assists whānau to access professional services, mentoring, mahi & professional development.
We want to support our people to connect, engage and contribute to the success of Ngāi Tahu.
Te Pou Here Takata provides networking opportunities and whanaungatanga.
The ability to help develop others & support those facing the next challenge in their development.
Links to Ngāi Tahu people in multiple industries.
Te Pou Here offers opportunities for networking and unity.
Te Pou Here is a place for registering the strengths of our whānau.
Te Pou Here presents options to get involved with and support the Māori economy.
Pūreirei provides personalised support for whānau beginning their career journey, re-entering the workforce or applying for scholarships.
Te Pou Here helped me make that connection with my iwi and created a safe pathway for me to integrate into the workplace.
Te Pou Here offers whānau great support networks that can help them in their job seeking and professional development pathways.
Te Pou Here offers whānau many opportunities to develop themselves both professionally and culturally. Working with my mentor improved my interviewing skills and confidence applying for graduate programs.
It’s amazing how active you can be in achieving your goals with the right support.
Connecting with a Pūreirei mentor helped me better understand the Ngāi Tahu values I held when promoting myself as a scholarship candidate.
I connected with a Pūreirei mentor for a bit of support with my job seeking. The support from my Mentor boosted my confidence and proved invaluable in interviews.
Working with a Pūreirei Mentor to produce a CV and practice for interviews made sure I was confident taking on the real thing.
Regular chats with my mentor helped keep me positive and motivated in my job search. I really appreciated getting some much-needed feedback on my CV and cover letters! The useful tips and tools from my mentor kept me focused on my goal.
Pūreirei helped with how to prepare my CV and build confidence for interviews.
Pūreirei helped me be way more confident going into scholarship interviews & answering interview questions in a STAR format.
Being matched with a mentor helped me to fully prepare for my interview. We practiced common interview questions and by the end of it I felt equipped with the skills I needed for the real thing.
It was incredibly helpful to have someone who is experienced in the workforce give me career advice and honest feedback.
Help perfecting my CV and confidence in job interviews are two things I received from Pūreirei. Through Pūreirei I even scored a job at Ngāi Tahu!
Pūreirei provided a successful foundation for reaching out to professionals. Support, guidance, and a genuine interest in what I am doing within my work.
Pūreirei provided practical support for CV and cover letter writing. It gave me connections with professionals in the industry and the confidence to put myself forward for professional opportunities.
Practice answering frequently asked interview questions with a real person made a world of difference. Support developing a CV that is appealing to an employer has been crucial.