Legal Executive – Social Housing Services

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He kōrero mō mātou | About Us   
Kāhui Tū Kaha is a community mental health and registered social housing provider under the auspices of Te Rūnanga ō Ngāti Whātua. We are a well-established and innovative provider, characterised by our diversity and commitment to health and social outcomes for everyone. We strive to uphold our organisational values of manaakitanga, rangatiratanga, and whakawhanaungatanga in all that we do. As a successful applicant, you will enjoy working within an open, culturally diverse organisation with many opportunities for further growth and development.  

He kōrero mō te tūranga | The Role 
A recent increase in our workload has created a need for a well-organised Legal Executive. Reporting to our Principal Tenancy Manager, you will be charged with reviewing and drafting tenancy and leasing agreements, preparing documentation for mediation and tribunal hearings, and ensuring compliance with legal requirements and regulations. 

He kōrero mōu | About You 
You may have experience working as a legal secretary or you may be a recent graduate who is looking to specialise in Tenancy or Property Management. Whatever your experience, you will be confident interpreting and preparing legal documentation. 

What you will need for this role: 

  • Law degree or New Zealand Diploma in Legal Executive Studies, or equivalent qualification  
  • Meticulous and detail-oriented  
  • Ability to conduct thorough research and analysis to support legal proceedings and decision-making 
  • Ability to work with people from diverse backgrounds 
  • Commitment to Te Tiriti o Waitangi. 

Ideally you will also have: 

  • Knowledge of Transitional Housing Guidelines of the Residential Tenancy Act 1997, and other acts and regulations relevant to Healthy Homes Standards and Building Act. 
  • An understating of the current issues facing people experiencing homelessness. 


All applicants must have New Zealand Residency, a full and clean driver’s licence, and a clean police record. 

For more information please contact Shirlene on 027 700 6936. or

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