Waikato-Tainui has a Careers Pathways team that work in partnership to discover opportunities to broker meaningful and sustainable employment opportunities for our tribal members.

We develop strong working relationships with key industry partners across a number of sectors to identify and create opportunities that will enhance and further our tribal members career aspirations and development.

Below are some of the offerings available for tribal members.

Whaia ko te Mana Motuhake


Waikato-Tainui understands that looking for employment and getting back into the workforce can be a daunting task.  We've created Whaaia ko te Mana Motuhake which is a pre-employment service to empower you to create your own career pathway.

Whatever your needs, questions or concerns contact our office by using the contact us button below. 

Te Tomokanga

Earn While You Learn

Te Tomokanga is an initiative that is delivered by our Waikato-Tainui Career Pathways team. It allows tribal members to earn an income while they are learning which aligns with our focus to support tribal members in to meaningful sustainable career pathways and in to jobs at the end of their study.

For more information click the contact us button.


Whai Tuuranga Mahi

Waikato-Tainui offer a number of job opportunities to tribal members as a result of our strong relationship with key partners that results in job positions available for our tribal members to pursue across a number of industries and sectors.

Click the button below to see what jobs are available.

Kia Haere Tuu

Driver License Subsidy

Kia Haere Tuu is a subsidy that Waikato-Tainui offers tribal members to gain a full driver license and or other licenses. You can get a 50% discount off the full cost of a class 1 Car learners, restricted or full licence. It also offers at least a 60% discount off the cost to attend a Street Talk Defensive Driving Course (normally $180-$215).