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Te Puia

Te Puia

Rotorua District

Industry:Facilities & Hospitality

About us

Te Puia is located in Rotorua within the Te Whakarewarewa Geothermal Reserve and is home to the NZ Māori Arts and Crafts Institute (NZMACI).  We are an iwi owned business operating under the NZ Māori Arts and Crafts Vesting Act 2020. Te Puia generates most of its current revenues through visitor related activity and has deep cultural legacies that it seeks to perpetuate, protect, and promote. Here at Te Puia, we strive to provide a supportive and proactive environment where employees gain satisfaction and enjoyment within their work environment and relationships while being well rewarded and recognised for their contribution.

TE PUIA VISION To perpetuate excellence in Māori Arts, Crafts & Culture.

TE PUIA VALUES Manaakitanga - Whanaungatanga – Kaitiakitanga


Teamwork: Consistently demonstrate an unselfish commitment to working with others to create a collaborative culture.

Passion for Customer: A positive relationship through outstanding service with each and every interaction. Understanding our manuhiri and what they want.

Integrity: Upholding the highest ethical standards and promote trust and respect.

Excellence: Exceeding expectations and taking intense pride in everything that we do every day.

Leadership: Having the courage to rise above challenges through adversity that will inspire others.

Providing a supportive, safe, and healthy workplace.

Innovation: Imagining what is possible and being brave. Fostering creativity that challenges constraints and drives progress. Being adaptive and flexible.

Guardianship: Take care of the land, environment, and other assets for future generations.

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