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Are you keen to make a difference in environmental and planning issues across Otago?

Aukaha is an environmental consultancy involved in a wide range of private development and local government work programmes across the wider Otago region.  We are involved in innovative and exciting work and need the added support of a Principal/Senior Planner to work in the freshwater space. 

Aukaha is owned by five Rūnaka from across the Otago region. We offer a range of planning, environmental and cultural advisory services to councils, Crown agencies and private clients as well as environmental advisory and support services to our Rūnaka owners.

This is a great opportunity to be part of a purpose-driven organisation creating enduring outcomes for our communities and the environment. 

–Permanent full time (negotiable)

Are you interested in influencing decisions which affect the quality of our waterways? Do you have the technical and communication skills to effectively shape and influence water policy development?

Would you enjoy leading a supportive team that provides planning and policy advice to Kāi Tahu Rūnaka to support their kaitiaki responsibilities for waterways in their takiwā?

Aukaha is expanding its freshwater work programme to meet the demands of recent Ministerial direction, the NPS freshwater and regional policy development. While our work is focused on Otago, the takiwā of our rūnaka owners extends across Southland, Otago and Canterbury so we are seeking a leader who could oversee a complex and wide ranging programme of work potentially across multiple regional councils. This role requires being part of a small Aukaha team tasked with providing technical advice to Kāi Tahu rūnaka as they work in partnership with councils in the freshwater space.

For confidential enquiries please contact Maree Kleinlangevelsloo on 03 471 5480.

Applications close: 2 March 2020

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