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Kaituhi Māori | Māori Writer – Te Papa

Closing date:   April 18, 2021
Institution:   Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa
Salary:   $66,761 to $91,796
Employment status:   Permanent, 0.8 FTE
Location :   Wellington, NZ
Contact name:   Not supplied yet.
Contact email:   Not supplied yet.

KAITUHI MĀORI – he tūranga pūmau, 0.8 FTE

He mātanga kaituhi reo Māori kaiwhakawhiti reorua koe? Kei te hiahia mahi koe ki Te Papa, ko te whare taonga ā-motu o Aotearoa?

Ka whai wāhi mai koe ki te Tīma Tuhi o Te Papa – he whakatipu wairua auaha tā mātou, he pukumahi, he hao nui ki te whakaputa i te reo Māori. Ka whakaputa reo ātaahua i ngā whakaaturanga, ā, ka aronui ki te taiao me ngā toi. Ko te āhua ia o te mahi ko te whakamāori me te whakapākehā.

Me mātua matatau ki te reo Māori me te ao Māori, he tautōhito hoki ki te tuhi me te whakawhiti reorua. E rapu ana mātou i tētahi toki ngao matariki e whakaaro nui nei ki te hunga pānui, me te āhei hoki ki te whakaoti mahi i te wā kua whakaritea. Mehemea ko koe tēnā, e mea ana mātou ki te tūtaki ki a koe.

Ka noho tēnei tūranga pūmau, 0.8 ki te Audience and Insight Directorate.

MŌ MĀTOU                                                                                      

Ko Te Papa Tongarewa te whare taonga ā-motu o Aotearoa, kua puta tōna rongonui tikanga-rua, he rangahau, he whakahou te karawhiu, he wāhi reka hoki. Kua taka whakamua te ihu nā te kaha o te whanaungatanga, ki te whakakanohi hoki i ngā hapori. Ko te tikanga-rua, te mana taonga, ā, ko te ako te tino iho.

KAITUHI MĀORI │ MĀORI WRITER

Are you an experienced reo Māori writer and translator? Do you want to work at Te Papa, New Zealand’s national museum?

You’ll join Te Papa’s Writing Team – we’re creative, hard-working, and eager to promote te reo Māori. You’ll produce engaging Māori text for exhibitions and other cross-platform content – to meet audience needs, encourage language revitalisation, and support understanding of concepts.

The writing you’ll do will encompass translating English text; writing Māori text in parallel to English; writing in Māori first and supporting translation into English; and working alongside iwi and other community members to create content. You’ll also help maintain Māori-language policy and practices in the museum.

Complete fluency in te reo Māori is essential. Experience in writing, translation, and publishing processes is required too. We’re looking for a writer who’s positive and proactive, committed to excellence, audience-focused, and able to work to tight deadlines. If this sounds like you, we’d love to hear from you.

This permanent, 0.8 FTE position sits in the Audience and Insight Directorate.

ABOUT US

Te Papa is New Zealand’s national museum, renowned for being bicultural, research-driven, innovative, and fun. Our success is built on our relationships and our ability to represent our communities. Biculturalism, mana taonga, and learning are at our core.

The salary range for this position is $66,761 to $91,796. Offers will be made within the range to reflect the skills and experience offered by the candidate and those required of the role, and internal relativities with other employees.

For more information and to apply, visit the job listing on Te Papa’s recruitment site.


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