Regional Advisor, Southern

  • Christchurch location
  • 6 month Fixed Term or Secondment opportunity


The Ministry for Pacific Peoples is the Crown’s principal advisor on policies and interventions that impact on better outcomes for Pacific Peoples in New Zealand. 

We have an exciting and challenging opportunity for you to join our Southern Regional team based in Christchurch. If you are results driven and passionate about enabling better outcomes for Pacific Communities in New Zealand, then we want to hear from you. 

The Regional Advisor reports to the Regional Manager, Southern and is responsible for facilitating a strong connection with Pacific communities, Government agencies, organisations and individuals. 

As Regional Advisor, you are the Ministry’s central intelligence for quality information supporting the development, analysis, delivery and impact of government initiatives and activities for Pacific peoples and communities.


To be successful in this position you will have:


  • Ability to build strong relationships with various stakeholder groups
  • Cultural sensitivity and able to constructively engage in a diverse ethnic environment
  • Experience in facilitating and coordinating inter-agency initiatives
  • A full drivers licence and able to travel regionally.


Being a part of our team means having a real opportunity to make a difference to the lives of Pacific Peoples in New Zealand. You will work with other committed and innovative people in a collaborative, culturally diverse and agile environment.

To apply for this position, please submit your written application (including CV and covering letter) and completed application form to

Click here to view the full role description.

For further information about the position, please contact Damien Werahiko, Human Resources Advisor:

Applications close Wednesday 21 June 2017