He Paki Taketake is a sound studio based at the Māoriland Hub for the reversioning of animated films into te reo Māori. He Paki Taketake Co-ordinator will assist Te Tumu Whakarae and Kaiwhakaū Hōtaka Hononga to co-ordinate the project which involves the translation and recording of film works into te reo Māori.

The role is open to candidates within Ōtaki and the wider Wellington region able to travel to Ōtaki on a regular basis.

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Applications close 5 pm Thursday July 9. Successful applicants will be contacted from Friday July 10 with interviews to be held that week. 

If you have any questions, please contact [email protected]

About Māoriland Charitable Trust

Māoriland presents, facilitates and supports Māori and international Indigenous filmmakers and creatives.

We are a kaupapa Māori organisation based in Ōtaki at the Māoriland Hub. Our work includes the annual Māoriland Film Festival, Toi Matarau Gallery, the E Tū Whānau Rangatahi Film Challenge and Tour, M.A.T.C.H – the Māoriland Tech Creative Hub and the recently announced Māoriland Productions. 

We exist for the social, economic and educational success of our community in Ōtaki through connection to the wider world of Indigenous creativity and innovation.

Māoriland is about …

  1. Respect for, and celebration of shared Māori and Indigenous values
  2. Presenting an annual film festival that informs and amazes
  3. Showing films and sharing stories throughout the year
  4. Developing our youth as filmmakers and film leaders 
  5. Establishing New Zealand’s first film residency 
  6. Using story and interactive discussion to explore the Native Mind 
  7. Supporting the visual and performance arts that complement film
  8. Being responsible and environmentally aware citizens of our planet 
  9. Offering a pathway for social connections and enterprises
  10. Creating Indigenous stories and presenting them on the best platforms
  11. Protecting Indigenous integrity in the face of mainstream coercions  
  12. Role modelling an accountable ability to transform lives 

Māoriland strives for …

  • Reo – Voice
  • Māia – Courage
  • Aroha – Love
  • That which is true, good, and worthwhile

Māoriland is …

  • Proud & Passionate 
  • Curious & Creative 
  • Humble & Nimble

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