Karitane Maori Tours Director


An exciting Directorship opportunity to shape the future of a new Māori Tourism venture based in Karitāne on the East Coast of Otago has arisen. 

Karitāne Māori Tours (“KMT”) is a newly established eco-tourism business. Providing several land and water based experiences, KMT will showcase the long and deep history of the area and its people. 

Visitors will experience what we believe is unique insight into the past, present & future of the area. Insights rarely shared. 

We have currently three directors and are looking to appoint one director.   

The initial term of appointment will likely be three years.

Skills and attributes

If you have skills and experience in…

  • Tourism sector;
  • Marketing & sales;
  • Risk, health and safety and regulatory;
  • Entrepreneur with experience in start-up businesses; and
  • Ngāitahutanga/an interest in and understating of Ngāi Tahu.

…we would love to hear from you.

Remuneration and Time commitment

While the position is voluntary, your generosity will be rewarded with the opportunity to add a real and a valuable contribution to the people and community. As for any start-up environment, you will also be challenged as you help a newly seeded Māori venture grow. Expect to have fun too and to learn from your colleagues. 

Board Meetings are likely to be held monthly. The time commitment will reflect the start-up nature of the business. We expect this to be 3 -5 hours per month initially including meeting time and preparation.


For more information, please contact Roger Wyeth r.wyeth@xtra.co.nz. The first term positions will start in early October, applications close on 26 September and are to be sent to the above e-mail address. Send a brief resume including an outline of the skill sets and experience that could be brought to this position.  

Contact Us

P 03 465 7300


Marae:  520 Apes Road, Karitane, Otago - NZ
Office: 121 Grimness St, Karitane, Otago - NZ