Current Vacancies

  • Sound Operator

    The Sound department at Māori Television has an exciting opportunity for a conscientious, reliable and professional operator to join their close knit team who provide services to our in-house producers of News, Current and Affairs and General Programmes.

    You will have had a minimum of 4 years’ experience in broadcast television. You will be a highly competent sound operator with a broad base of knowledge across field sound and studio based production practices.

    Duties will include operating or assisting as part of a Sound Team; in Live and Pre-Record situations; on a wide variety of programme genres; in multi-camera Studio and Outside Broadcast environments; operating as part of a 2 person field crew alongside a Camera Operator.

    Applicants must hold a full current drivers licence and be of responsible character.

    Understanding of tikanga and Te Reo Māori would be an advantage for this role. This full time staff position involves shift work on a seven day roster.

    If you feel that you have both the professional experience and the personal qualities required to join the Sound team at Māori Television please send your application to:

    Māori Television
    Pūmanawa Tangata Department
    PO Box 113 017
    Newmarket, Auckland or

    Applications close 5pm, Friday, 21 October 2016

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  • Reporter - Te Kaea

    New Zealand’s indigenous broadcaster, Māori Television, is seeking reporters to join its Auckland and Wellington newsrooms.

    Positions are available in general news and sports for the flagship reo Māori news, Te Kāea.  Training or experience in journalism and broadcasting helpful.

    Successful applicants will join a committed team of reporters who contribute daily to linear as well as digital platforms.  The role will include reporting daily, presenting in studio, filing online and live from the field.

    Applicants should:
    • Be a confident reo Māori speaker
    • Committed to te reo Māori and tikanga
    • Have an understanding of news and broadcasting standards
    • Be prepared to work across digital platforms
    • Strong grasp of written English
    • Support other news and current affairs shows
    • Have strong networks
    • Contribute and generate new ideas
    • Be self-motivated
    • Take pride in personal appearance
    • Want to be part of a loyal and committed team
    • Maintain confidentiality
    • Uphold the vision and strategic direction of Māori Television

    To apply please send cover letter and CV to:
    Pūmanawa Tangata Department
    Māori Television
    PO Box 113 017
    Newmarket Auckland or email

    Applications close Friday 14th October 2016

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  • Broadcast Engineer

    Māori Television uniquely combines content acquisition, creation, post production and multi-platform delivery services and we are now looking for a new member to join our growing team.

    As a member of the technology team, you will be collaboratively responsible for supporting all technical areas of the business including studio production, field and outside broadcast production, post-production, broadcast and digital delivery platforms.    

    The successful applicant will have:

     -    A tertiary qualification in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or similar technical field and/or equivalent experience
     -    Minimum 3-years of experience as an end-user facing engineer in a broadcast or post-production environment
     -    Strong working knowledge of baseband, IP and file-based media delivery, transform, routing and distribution technologies
     -    Strong working knowledge of server-based ingest and automation driven playout
     -    Strong working knowledge of studio production
     -    Good working knowledge of collaborative PAM-based post-production environments
     -    Experience in supporting and maintaining Windows, Linux, Mac and iOS server and endpoint devices
     -    Experience in creating/maintaining technical documentation including SOPs, workflow and CAD technical drawings & operational guides
     -    Excellent attention to detail and a self-starter

    To apply please send your cover letter and CV to:
    Pūmanawa Tangata Department
    Māori Television
    PO Box 113 017
    Newmarket, Auckland or

    Applications close 5pm Friday 14th October 2016

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