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The Kiwi Kit Community Trust


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The core values of The Kiwi Kit Community Trust are:

  • WHANAUNGATANGA  |  Sense of Belonging & Connection
  • TIAKI  |  Taking Care of People & Nature
  • MANA MANAAKI  |  Building the Mana of Others, Through Nurturing, Growing, and Challenging

The The Kiwi Kit Community Trust is seeking passionate and committed individuals to join their Board of Trustees. As a Trustee, you will provide strategic guidance and oversight to ensure the effective management and sustainability of TKKCT. They are looking for Board members to wear different “hats” so there is an area each individual can focus on and lend their strengths to with each initiative delivered to the community.

Available opportunities are:

  • Chairperson
  • Tangata Whenua Lead
  • Accounting/Treasurer/Financial
  • Diversity Lead
  • Environmental Lead
  • Operational/Strategic Planning

Key responsibilities include:

  • contributing to the development of policies and programs
  • participating in board meetings and discussions
  • representing TKKCT in the community

This is an exciting time to join the TKKCT Board, because they are fortunate to have four years of experience, funding and relationships with key stakeholders established behind them, but are looking at a fresh canvas to morph into a new entity that meets a wider need in the community. You can help steer the direction of their rebranding!

Why join the board of trustees?

  • Shape the Future: You will have a say in defining this new phase of growth and impact, contributing your ideas, insights, and expertise to drive positive change within the organisation and the community.
  • Have a meaningful Impact: Your contributions directly contribute to fostering cultural diversity, inclusion, and well-being within the Queenstown community. Your efforts will help create a more inclusive and vibrant community where everyone feels valued, respected, and empowered to thrive.
  • Professional Development: Whether you're looking to enhance your leadership skills, gain experience in governance, or expand your network within the nonprofit sector, this role provides a platform for personal and professional enrichment.
  • Networking and Collaboration: Work alongside Trustees, stakeholders, and community members who share your passion for promoting cultural diversity and social cohesion and build meaningful partnerships and connections to maximise impact.
  • Community Engagement: A great opportunity to engage with diverse community members, cultural groups, and stakeholders to understand their needs, perspectives, and aspirations and foster dialogue that drives positive change within the community.

The Kiwi Kit Community Trust does not discriminate based on age, gender-identity, cultural group, religious background, skin colour, belief system, or disabilities.


  • Demonstrated experience in governance, preferably with experience serving on nonprofit boards or similar leadership roles.
  • A genuine passion for promoting cultural diversity, inclusion, and social cohesion within the community.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and teamwork skills.
  • Ability to commit to attending monthly board meetings initially, with flexibility to transition to bi-monthly meetings as needed.
  • Experience in financial management or willingness to serve as a Treasurer would be highly advantageous.

A Police background check is required for this role.

Time commitment

There is flexibility to accommodate your schedule and other commitments. Whether you're a busy professional, a community advocate, university student, or a retiree looking to give back, this role allows you to make a meaningful contribution on your own terms.

  • Initially, 2 hours per month initially for Board meetings while new members inducted
  • Transitioning to every other month.
  • Depending on the role you take on within the board, your time commitment might vary in between meetings.

Getting started

The first step is to express your interest by filling out the form below. We will then put you in touch directly with the organisation for more information on the role and how to proceed.

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