Te Taura Whiri i te Reo Māori is committed to the revitalisation of te reo Māori for Aotearoa. The work we do supports the government’s Māori language strategy – Maihi Karauna, issued under the Māori Language Act 2016. Our vision is the landscape of Aotearoa will resonate with our indigenous language. With a strong and supportive team of committed advocates we are committed to making this happen. We are looking for people with appropriate qualifications who relish the opportunity to be part of our organisation and contribute to the development and implementation of our strategy in Te Taura Whiri i te Reo Māori. 


 Policy and Development

Translator (permanent)

This role supports Te Mātāpuna in the promotion and contribution to excellence and quality assurance in oral and written translations from English. 

To apply for this job you will need a current Translators license and have expert knowledge of the Māori Language and relevant linguistic and lexicography frameworks.  You will have a strong working knowledge of key issues impacting on Māori language development and regeneration.  You will also have a strong grasp of key issues impacting on te reo Māori. 

This role is located within a Crown Entity, so knowledge and experience of working within and across the government sector and a strong understanding of the machinery of government and government processes is required.  

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For this position please forward your cover letter and CV to Wiremu Tamaki at vacancy@tetaurawhiri.govt.nz.


These roles are located within a Crown Entity, so knowledge and experience of working within and across the government sector is required. You will also have a good understanding of technological developments and how relevant digital media contributes to language revitalisation.

 

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