Subscribe to our MailChimp

Job Vacancies

Research Analyst

We have an exciting opportunity for a Research Analyst to join Te Mātāwai’s vibrant research team to build the knowledge base regarding Māori language initiatives by way of research, observation and information gathering across whānau, hapū, and iwi AND agencies and communities.

Te Mātāwai was established under Te Ture mō Te Reo Māori 2016 (The Māori Language Act 2016), as an independent statutory entity to act on behalf of iwi and Māori.  Its purpose is to:

  • provide leadership in promoting the health and well-being of Te Reo Māori for iwi and Māori, and at the community level;
  • support, inform and influence the Crown’s initiatives in protecting, promoting and revitalising Te Reo Māori;
  • give effect, through its association with Ministers of the Crown, to the relationship of the Crown with iwi and Māori in relation to Te Reo Māori; and
  • in conjunction with the Minister and the Minister of Finance, to provide oversight of, and direction to the Māori Television Service.

The research analyst  reports directly to the research manager and will be spread across work that involves our regional investments, the policy unit and the wider research activities. It is a role that will be instrumental in drawing out important themes and findings from the broad range of te reo revitalisation initiatives Te Mātāwai supports and facilitates. The Research Analyst will also have key responsibilities in the procurement processes used to engage and manage research and evaluation providers Te Mātāwai partners with. And of course, the role will need to collaborate with Te Mātāwai’s communications team in the process of presenting, packaging and sharing our research and evaluation stories.

We are looking for a passionate, skilled researcher who has:

  • passion to advocate for the revitalisation of the Māori language
  • been actively engaged in Māori language activities;
  • experience in research (preferably on Māori language);
  • Ability to work with both quantitative and qualitative data
  • Proficiency in both Māori and English;
  • Experience in working with whānau, hapū, iwi, Māori organisations and communities;
  • Strong communications skills – able to strategise, plan and coordinate resources to meet agreed objectives, and measure and report progress against agreed outcomes;
  • Sound understanding of tikanga and Treaty of Waitangi principles.
  • Excellent organisational skills and an ability to meet deadlines;
  • Strong presentation, communications skills (written report-writing and oral presentations)
  • The ability to cement or build relationships with researchers and/or research communities;
  • the ability to work independently as well as collegially with others.

To join the Te Mātāwai whānau you should have an understanding of tikanga Māori and be a Māori language speaker at least to conversational level for this role.

Visit https://www.tematawai.maori.nz/communications/job-vacancies for more information.

If you have any questions, please email mahi@tematawai.maori.nz

To apply, email a completed application form along with a cover letter and CV to mahi@tematawai.maori.nz . Applications close Sunday 6 December 2020. All applications and questions will be treated in confidence.

Applications will only be accepted from people with the right to work in Aotearoa

Expertise:
Work Type:
More Information:
Post date:
November 20, 2020
Close date:
December 6, 2020
Application FormPosition Description

Governance Secretary

Te Mātāwai is looking for a Governance Secretary to support our Board and sub committees.  The successful applicant will also be the Executive Assistant to support the Chief Executive (Tumu Whakarae).

Te Mātāwai was established under Te Ture mō Te Reo Māori 2016 (The Māori Language Act 2016), as an independent statutory entity to act on behalf of iwi and Māori.  Its purpose is to:

  • provide leadership in promoting the health and well-being of Te Reo Māori for iwi and Māori, and at the community level;
  • support, inform and influence the Crown’s initiatives in protecting, promoting and revitalising Te Reo Māori;
  • give effect, through its association with Ministers of the Crown, to the relationship of the Crown with iwi and Māori in relation to Te Reo Māori; and
  • in conjunction with the Minister and the Minister of Finance, to provide oversight of, and direction to the Māori Television Service.

Reporting to the Corporate Manager, the successful candidate will enjoy close working relationships with the Tumu Whakarae, the Board and managers. The Governance Secretary plays a vital role in Te Mātāwai’s governance processes coordinating the preparation of agendas and committee papers and ensuring accurate minutes of board meetings are maintained and validated. This is an amazing opportunity for high calibre applicants to engage with leading Māori language revivalists from across the country as well as key managers and organisations who play major roles in supporting the Māori language in the public sector, therefore, the Governance Secretary will also be involved in supporting the field of high-level governance  and strategic decision-making.

This is an attractive opportunity for individuals who can deliver:

  • Experience in working in a support capacity at a senior executive level, particularly with regard to proactive diary management
  • Knowledge of the various levels and types of professional relationships which can exist in a political and business environment involving national policy implications
  • Strong experience of planning events successfully;
  • Experience with the management of conference and meeting facilities;
  • Advanced knowledge and experience of the Microsoft Office 365 suite of products, in particular Microsoft Excel and Word;
  • Ability to identify potential risks;
  • Excellent relationship and communication skills including a conversational level of Te Reo Māori;
  • Sound understanding of tikanga and Treaty of Waitangi principles.

To join the Te Mātāwai whānau you should have an understanding of tikanga Māori and Māori language proficiency for this role.

Visit https://www.tematawai.maori.nz/communications/job-vacancies for more information.

If you have any questions, please email mahi@tematawai.maori.nz .

To apply, email a completed application form along with a cover letter and CV to mahi@tematawai.maori.nz . Applications close on Sunday 6 December 2020. All applications and questions will be treated in confidence.

Applications will only be accepted from people with the right to work in Aotearoa.

Expertise:
Work Type:

Secretary

More Information:
Post date:
November 24, 2020
Close date:
December 6, 2020
Application FormPosition Description

Communications Manager

Do you want to make a positive impact in the Māori language space? Te Mātāwai is a progressive entity with exciting opportunities for a passionate communications person to join our team.

 

You will have the opportunity to work directly with the Tumu Whakarae and the skilled and enthusiastic Te Mātāwai team as well as iwi and Māori. This is a very hands-on, operational role where you will be in a position to directly influence how the Te Mātāwai activities are shared across our broad range of stakeholders.

 

You will manage a communications support member and be responsible for all media relations, social media, PR and promotions including writing media releases, statements and responding to media enquiries. You will also work alongside and support the work of policy, investment and research teams and the office as Te Mātāwai works with iwi and the Crown to revitalise the Māori language.

 

Bring your skills, experience, passion, energy, innovation and boldness to strategy and the ‘hands on’ side of communications. This is a full-time position based in Wellington- take up the challenge and savour there wards.

 

To join the Te Mātāwai whānau you should have an understanding of tikanga Māori and either be a Māori language speaker or able to demonstrate a commitment to learn.

 

For further information, please contact Charmaine Ngarimu, Communications Manager (acting) charmaine@tematawai.maori.nz.

 

To apply, email a completed application form along with a cover letter and CV to mahi@tematawai.maori.nz. Applications close at 5pm on 27 September 2020. All applications and questions will be treated in confidence.

 

Applications will only be accepted from people with the right to work in Aotearoa.

Expertise:
Work Type:

Manager

More Information:
Post date:
September 14, 2020
Close date:
September 27, 2020
Application FormPosition Description

Join the Te Mātāwai team

Te Mātāwai, on behalf of iwi, Māori and Māori language communities, holds the vision that Māori language is restored as a nurturing first language in homes and communities. 

 

As an organisation, we are always on the look-out for talented, innovative staff who have skills in research, investment,policy or communications. If you are a learner, a natural speaker or somewhere in between, and you have a passion to revitalise Māori language then get in touch.

 

If this sounds like you, then email a cover letter and CV to mahi@tematawai.maori.nz. Any questions should also be sent to the same mailbox. All applications and questions are treated in confidence. Applications will only be accepted from people with the right to work in Aotearoa.

Expertise:

Research, investment, policy or communications

Work Type:

Staff

More Information:
Post date:
September 2, 2020
Close date:
Application FormPosition Description

Crown Entity appointments

One of the core areas of mahi for Te Mātāwai is that of Te Matatū (leadership).  In the context of Te Whare o Te Reo Mauri Ora – the partnership between Māori and the Crown for the revitalisation of te reo Maori, Te Mātāwai is responsible for leading revitalisation of the Māori language on behalf, of whānau, hapū, and iwi and Māori communities.  

Te Mātāwai is also responsible for providing the Minister for Māori Development with nominations for appointment to the boards of two Crown Entities, Te Taura Whiri i te Reo Māori and Te Māngai Pāho.  We also make four direct appointments to the board of Māori Television via the Te Mātāwai board.

We invite expressions of interest from suitably experienced candidates who have interest in being considered for a governance position on one of these reo entity boards and could meet the relevant criteria* for these roles.

Expressions of Interest have no set timeframe, any details provided will be held by Te Mātāwai on a confidential database that will be utilised throughout the year should a board position become available. The database will be used to make recommendations for appointments.

To include your details on the Te Mātāwai database to be considered for reo entities as above, please complete the attached Expression of Interest form  and forward this with your CV and a brief cover letter to: tautapa@tematawai.maori.nz

*Relevant criteria may change depending on the current skill sets of the board.

Expertise:

Te reo Māori

Tikanga Māori

Services to or on behalf of Māori

Relevant sector experience (including broadcasting)

Knowledge and understanding of the key barriers and issues facing te reo Māori revitalisation

Governance

Business development

Communications

Work Type:

Crown entity appointment

More Information:
Post date:
February 18, 2020
Close date:
December 31, 2020
Application FormPosition Description

Investment Facilitators

Te Mātāwai is looking for two Investment Facilitators to join the Te Mātāuru roopu (Investments) as part of our growing Wellington-based team. Te Mātāuru is one of three core roles that Te Mātāwai leads in response to the need for te reo Māori revitalisation. If you share our vision that te reo Māori is restored as a nurturing first language this could be the kaupapa for you.

Expertise:

We are looking for people who share our belief that communities and their people are at the centre of everything we do. We have faith that our people know what is needed to help revitalise te reo Māori in their own whānau, hapū, iwi and wider community.

Work Type:

As a valued member of the Te Mātāwai team, you will support the Investment Manager and eight Pae Motuhake chairs who represent their respective Kāhui across the motu. You will understand the importance of investment in te reo revitalisation and have great organisational and relationship skills. You’ll thrive in a small team environment, supporting and facilitating the decision-making of our Pae Motuhake (regional cluster panels) as they assess investment applications that support the Te Mātāwai vision and investment plans.

More Information:

To join the Te Mātāwai whānau you should have an understanding of tikanga Māori and either be a te reo Māori speaker or able to demonstrate a commitment to learn.

Visit https://www.tematawai.maori.nz/communications/job-vacancies for more information

If this sounds like you, then email a completed application form along with a cover letter and Curriculum Vitae to mahi@tematawai.maori.nz. Any questions should also be sent to the same mailbox. All applications and pātai are treated in confidence.

Applications will only be accepted from people with the right to work in Aotearoa.


Post date:
February 10, 2020
Close date:
February 28, 2020
Application FormPosition Description

Subscribe to our mailing list

* indicates required
#pointer { width: 200px; height: 40px; position: relative; background: #ab1d70; } #pointer:after { content: ""; position: absolute; left: 0; bottom: 0; width: 0; height: 0; border-left: 20px solid white; border-top: 20px solid transparent; border-bottom: 20px solid transparent; } #pointer:before { content: ""; position: absolute; right: -20px; bottom: 0; width: 0; height: 0; border-left: 20px solid #ab1d70; border-top: 20px solid transparent; border-bottom: 20px solid transparent; }