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Taupae Pia Graduate Programme

We're seeking recent graduates for the 2023 intake of Taupae Pia our Graduate Programme are open. 

Applications close Sunday 14 August, 2022.

  • A 12-month full time Graduate Programme
  • Tailored to your discipline and skillset
  • Based in Te Whanganui-a-Tara (Wellington)

Te Tumu Paeroa is proud to open applications for the 2023 intake of Taupae Pia, a Graduate Programme like no other, offering recent graduates the opportunity to build their kete of knowledge protecting and enhancing whenua Māori.

Mō Taupae Pia

At Te Tumu Paeroa we’re committed to our owners achieving tino rangatiratanga over their whenua Māori and Taupae Pia is designed to provide you with opportunities to gain rich experience and knowledge that will ensure the protection of whenua as taonga tuku iho.

During this 12 month full-time programme you will gain knowledge in areas of Māori land administration and how it relates to your specialist discipline, while also gaining first-hand experience in:

  • Governance
  • Trust administration
  • Land-based enterprises
  • Project management

and much more…

Depending on your discipline, you will either be guided through a rotation of different areas of the business or placed in a single placement to develop and hone your specialised skillset.

You will be based in Te Whanganui-a-Tara (Wellington) but you will have the chance to walk the whenua with owners and understand the journey to tino rangatiratanga.

He aha i roto i a koe hoki | What’s in it for you?

  • A chance to make a difference for whenua Māori
  • Mentoring throughout the duration of the programme
  • Learn and develop skills to propel you and your career
  • Training opportunities on-the-job and online
  • Placements designed to build your skills and knowledge
  • A chance to build professional relationships & networks
  • Access to permanent career opportunities
  • Gain skills and knowledge to support iwi, hapū and whānau

Ka āhei ahau ki te tono | Am I eligible to apply?

We’re seeking graduates with a range of skills to help support us on our journey and who reflect our values of Tōtika, Kotahitanga, Manaakitanga, and Mana.

We’re open to graduates studying in all fields but we do have particular interest in the following areas:

  • Accounting / Finance
  • Agribusiness
  • Agriculture / Horticulture
  • Marketing and Communications
  • Information Technology
  • Resource Management
  • Māori Studies
  • Rural Land Valuation
  • Property Management

Me pehea te tono | How to apply

We’re inviting graduates who aspire to be future leaders to apply by 14 August 2022 for the February 2023 intake.

Learn more and apply now! - Taupae Pia – Te Tumu Paeroa's Graduate Programme

Please have on hand your CV and transcript (unofficial version is fine) to upload.