Researcher - Waka Huia Auckland

Job details

Organisation
TVNZ
Closes
16 Jan 2012
Region
Auckland
Work type
Full time employment
Work classification
Toi Maori, Screen & Sound

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You will research story ideas that represent Maori achievement and endeavour in all aspects of life, both in New Zealand and overseas.

Auckland

Vacancy Number - 3386

TVNZ is a celebration of New Zealand. Over the past year we’ve been proud to share experiences with New Zealanders in more diverse ways, across more media platforms, than ever before.

Hei te rapua e Waka Huia tetahi tangata kairangahau.

Mehemea kei a koe nga pukenga e whai ake nei, tukuna mai to tono.

Waka Huia is a weekly archival documentary programme. The Waka Huia team seeks a talented Researcher to research story ideas that represent Maori achievement and endeavour in all aspects of life, both in New Zealand and overseas.

The Researcher will identify story ideas, angles, potential talent, then provide written story lines and background information such as archival material. They will maintain a diary of national and local events of Maori interest and will build a library of potential Waka Huia stories.

The successful candidate will have previous experience in research roles, and will be able to provide accurate information that will aid the Director / Reporters. They will have the ability to quickly identify key factors in a story.

You will need a working knowledge of te reo, tikanga, Maori issues and events, as well as an awareness of legal issues that impact on broadcasting. If you are a clear communicator, a positive team player with polished research skills, please apply today.

Please get in touch soon as the applications for this position close on the 13 January 2012. And, of course, all applications will be treated in the strictest of confidence.

Every day, more than 1.6 million New Zealanders turn to TVNZ for their news and current affairs fix. They are tuning into television, of course, but are also consuming information via digital TV, over the internet and on their mobile phones.

The goal is simple really - to ensure that New Zealanders have access to unrivalled news and current affairs, no matter where, no matter when.

Television New Zealand/Te Eo Tataki is committed to a policy of Equal Employment Opportunities.

Key skills

You will need a working knowledge of te reo, tikanga, Maori issues and events, as well as an awareness of legal issues that impact on broadcasting.

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If this sounds like something you’d love to be involved in, click here and attach your CV, quoting vacancy number 3386. If you would like more info about TVNZ before getting in touch, visit tvnz.co.nz where you’ll find everything you need to know.

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23 Dec 2011

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