Henare te Ua Māori Journalism Internship

The Henare te Ua Māori Journalism Internship is a paid twelve month position at RNZ for a Māori graduate who is passionate about journalism, with strong te reo knowledge, who is able to assist in reflecting and reporting issues of significance to Te Ao Māori. The graduate will work alongside RNZ news staff researching, reporting, writing and presenting news and current affairs stories.

The internship recognises the outstanding veteran Māori broadcaster Henare te Ua (Ngati Porou) whose career spanned four decades. His ability to easily move between English and Māori, his leadership and remarkable communication skills marked him as an exceptional broadcaster. He provides an inspiration for this internship.

Ko nga pukenga - Recruitment Process and Skills

This internship is aimed at attracting a Māori graduate who is passionate about journalism and possesses a relevant qualification from a recognised New Zealand training institution.

However, RNZ will consider applicants who do not possess a qualification but someone who wants to practice the craft of journalism and tell stories that explore and reflect Te Ao Māori.

 The start date for the internship will be agreed to in conjunction with the successful applicant.

 The primary qualifications for applicants will be:

1. A strong understanding of Te Reo and Tikanga Māori.

 2. Good writing, multi-media, radio, visual and social media skills.


Applications close: Thursday 31 May 2018

To apply please submit your CV, covering letter and fill in the RNZ registration and application questionnaire.

Fixed Term / Contract

Job no: ECAH83624

Location: Auckland

Closing Date: Thursday, 31 May 2018