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Working at Whakaata Māori

Whakaata Māori (formerly known as Māori Television) is a young, vibrant organisation and a fun place to work. We are passionate about revitalising the Māori language as well as providing quality news and entertainment for all New Zealanders.

To ensure we maintain our success as New Zealand’s indigenous broadcaster we employ innovative, professional and enthusiastic people for a range of positions.

You could be looking for a role in broadcasting, sales, marketing, finance, customer service, translation, programming or a variety of other areas. Our vacancies are advertised on this website.

Open Positions

In-House Legal Counsel

Providing comprehensive & expert legal advisory services in the best interest of Whakaata Māori

IT Services Team Leader

This role looks after continuity of the access to the technology, management of technical queries and incident response

Studio Operator

Providing services to Whakaata Māori’s in-house productions for live and pre-recorded situations.

Operations Assistant

Operations Assistant, providing administration and support services to our Media Services, Media Delivery and Platforms and Infrastructure teams.

Videography Team Lead

Working closely with the Newsroom to effectively schedule and allocate work across the videography team on a daily/weekly basis.

Communications Advisor

Are you a passionate communications professional with an equal passion for Te Ao Māori? Do you have a talent for telling a compelling story, an eye for detail and are keen to enter the creative world of television? Well, Whakaata Māori is the place for you!