Ngā Taonga Sound & Vision

Ngā Taonga is the audiovisual archive for Aotearoa New Zealand. We’re a Charitable Trust committed to Te Tiriti o Waitangi and being a kaupapa-centered organisation that recognises that there are multiple world views. The 70+ staff who work for us are passionate about caring for and sharing the precious taonga in the collections and their role in ensuring all New Zealanders, including future generations, will be able to know their history and connect with their cultural identity.

This is an incredibly exciting time to join Ngā Taonga as we’re currently undertaking some significant multi-agency projects. An integral part of this journey is the role of Poutaki Mātauranga Māori - Manager Mātauranga Māori Outreach.

The Role

We are looking for a Poutaki Mātauranga Māori - Manager Mātauranga Māori Outreach to lead our Mātauranga Māori Outreach Team which is part of the Archive’s Share & Promote Group. The Share & Promote Group is primarily responsible for sharing our collection and telling our story as an audiovisual archive. It also manages staff communications and engagement as well as the external brand image. The group includes Marketing and Communications, Public Programmes, Customer Supply and the Mātauranga Māori Outreach Team. The Mātauranga Māori Outreach Team works collaboratively across the Share & Promote Group and the wider organisation to provide mātauranga Māori expertise. The Mātauranga Māori Outreach Team promotes the Taonga Māori collection as a source of reo-ā-iwi and mātauranga-ā-iwi excellence. The Mātauranga Māori Outreach Team engages with iwi Māori to facilitate manaakitanga and access to their taonga, directly and via third parties.

You will:

  • Be an experienced PEOPLE LEADER and demonstrate a positive mindset
  • Show an OUTSTANDING understanding and respect for Māori tikanga and the use of te reo Māori
  • ADVOCATE to ensure taonga Māori and mātauranga Māori interests are understood and considered
  • Be an expert COLLABORATOR as this role impacts on work across the Archive and beyond
  • Have BRILLIANT interpersonal skills, you will display empathy and manaakitanga
  • Be ORGANISED with an aptitude for developing and implementing workplans to support business objectives

What we offer:

  • be a part of an organisation that truly values their people and is kaupapa-centred
  • belong to a great team that is doing exciting, innovative, meaningful and impactful mahi
  • have opportunities to learn from your colleagues and through professional development

Next steps

Please send your completed application form, curriculum vitae and covering letter to

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Applications close 5pm Monday 26 September 2022.

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