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Published: 24 August, 2020

Supervisor & FGC Coordinator Positions

Two Nelson site positions are currently being advertised both internally and externally.   Please feel free to share the link below with your networks outside of our organisation.  Position descriptions are available by clicking the link and scrolling to the bottom of the advertisement.




We are looking for a self-motivated supervisor who has good knowledge across Care and Protection and is committed to supporting and mentoring social workers to be their best.

The closing date for applications is 11th September.  This is a full time, permanent position.


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Family Group Conference Coordinator:

We are looking for a dynamic coordinator, to work with whanau, internal and external partners, such as Social Workers and Site Managers, Hapū, Iwi, Māori Service providers and the community.

The closing date for applications is 31st August.  This is a permanent full time position.


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Published: 19 August, 2020

Riuwaka Rediscovered - Nature through new eyes

Riuwaka Rediscovered - Nature through new eyes



Sun 23 Aug 2020, 10:00am–3:00pm



Riuwaka Resurgence Car Park, Riwaka Valley Road, Motueka, Nelson / Tasman

Restrictions: All Ages

Admission: Free


Conservation Week 2020

Destination website


This event WILL proceed, assuming good weather, with due safety precautions at Level 2. There is a Safety Plan in place. Please contact to confirm your place(s).

As part of Conservation Week, the Department of Conservation in conjunction with Manawhenua are giving you the opportunity to see Te Puna o Riuwaka (Riuwaka Source) through new eyes. You will learn about some of the significant biodiversity and cultural values of this special place. Small personal kōrero tours of up to 15 people will be guided through the short walk on Sunday 23 August 2020.


Groups of 15 will depart at:


  • 10.00am the first session
  • 11.00am the second session
  • 1.30pm the third and final session.

If you would like to be part of this experience, please email your names along with your top two preferred times to

Please note: Due to limited numbers your chosen time might not be available and DOC might have to allocate you another slot. The event will be cancelled if there is bad weather.

This event is part of Conservation Week 2020: