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Awahuri Forest-Kitchener Park Trust - seeking Three Trustees

Feilding, New Zealand

Reference: 6567338

Help ensure the restoration, management, and enhancement of one of the Manawatū District's little gems!

Manawatū District Council established the Awahuri Forest Kitchener Park Trust in 2014 to assist in the ecological restoration, management, and enhancement of the land at Kitchener Park both for educational purposes and for people to enjoy. We are now looking for three volunteer trustees to increase the total to six.

We are seeking individuals who are interested in the environment and don't mind rolling up their sleeves when required. If you can tick off a few of the skills and attributes listed below we would be keen to hear from you!

  • Governance and Strategic thinking
  • Risk Management
  • Administration
  • Marketing including social media
  • Strategic thinker
  • Business sense
  • Information technology
  • Clear communicator including public speaking
  • Great at stakeholder relations
  • Committed to both the Trust and the Manawatū district

Queries can be directed to Maree Pritchard maree.pritchard@mdc.govt.nz or Carl Johnstone carl.johnstone@mdc.govt.nz or by phone on (06) 323-0000.

To learn more about Awahuri Forest Kitchener Park, please see the website: Home | Awahuri Forest Kitchener Park

To apply go to: https://mdccareers.co.nz/Vacancies/ and enter reference code: 6567338

Shayne Harris

Chief Executive


Applications Close: 21 Apr 2024


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