Pītau-whakarewa / Māori Membership Growth & Development Leader
Kei te whakarite a APRA AMCOS i tētahi tūranga hautūtanga, hei tāpaetanga atu ki te whakatipuranga o te puoro Māori i raurangi rā mā te mahere rautaki o Te Ao Māori.
Ko te taitara o te tūranga mahi ko Pītau-whakarewa / He kāhui whakatipu, he kaiārahi whakawhanake anō hoki i ngā mema Māori.
Nā Rob Ruha tēnei taitara i tākoha mai, ā, ka tūhono ki te whakahoutanga, ki te hautūtanga me te whakatipuranga o te puoro e kukuti ai te marea.
Ka tautoko tēnei tūranga mahi i ngā Waiata Māori, i ngā Kaitito, i ngā Kaiwaiata, otirā, te hapori puoro. Ka pāhekoheko tēnei tūranga mahi ki te waha i ngā whakaaro e tipu ai ko angitu, ko mōhio, ko mārama ki te ao puoro.
Ka pūrongotia te kaitono momoho ki Te Ūpoko o Ngā Kaiwhakahaere o Aotearoa, ā, ka mahi ngātahi ā-rangapū ki te tīma Mematanga.
We are creating a role at APRA AMCOS to honour Te Tiriti o Waitangi, embrace and create space for Te Ao Māori within our business, contribute towards the growth and future of Māori music, and support and engage with our Māori members within a Te Ao Māori framework.
The title of our role is Pītau-whakarewa / Māori Membership Growth & Development Leader. This title was gifted to us by Rob Ruha and is synonymous with regeneration, growth and leadership that draws people together.
The role will support Waiata Māori, composers, artists and communities. It will interact throughout the music industry to advocate, develop opportunity, knowledge and understanding.
Priorities for the role include:
- Identifying & implementing ways to connect and engage with our Māori members and potential members (also taking into consideration music composed by whānau, iwi and hapu)
- Identifying, creating and promoting opportunities for our Māori members
- The successful creation of a Māori SongHubs initiative
- Building strong and productive Māori, bi-cultural and diverse cultural networks
- Supporting the creation of an independent industry body to represent Māori music and musicians
- Building the mana of the Maioha award and increasing its profile in the Maori musical community
APRA AMCOS - Pūoro Mō Te Katoa / Music For Everyone
APRA AMCOS is a non-profit, member owned organization that collectively licenses musical works to businesses and individuals, on behalf of songwriters, composers and music publishers.
APRA AMCOS operates across Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific Islands. The New Zealand Membership team is responsible for recruiting, retaining, educating, advising, supporting, acknowledging and advocating for our New Zealand members – more than 13,000 composers, songwriters and music publishers in Aotearoa.
We work together with our Australian office in the interests of our combined membership – over 100,000 composers, songwriters and music publishers around the world.
We also connect to a network of similar organisations throughout the world, with whom we have reciprocal relationships for the exchange of performance and mechanical royalties globally.