Advisor - Māori Policy & Operations
Environmental Protection Authority
January 2016 - December 2016 (11 months)
Experience and responsibilities include: 1) Providing input to the assessment of national significant projects, hazardous substance, new organisms and exclusive economic zone applications. 2) Implement the EPA's He Whetū Mārama Strategy to ensure Māori perspectives are incorporated into strategy, policy and process implementation. 3) Contribute to report writing, ministerial briefings and Official Information Act requests. 4) Relationship management with Central Government agencies, local authorities, iwi and hapū and industry organisations.
5) Lead external communications with key stakeholders including fortnightly e-update and a bi-annual magazine.