Northland Jobs

Māori Data Team Lead

Te Hiku Media


We are currently seeking a Māori Data, Team Lead to join Papa Reo.

Papa Reo will build a platform that allows smaller language communities to develop their own tools to accelerate their hard-fought journey of language revitalisation. This will allow for the development of speech recognition, speech synthesis, and natural language modelling which sits at the cutting edge of natural language processing.

Ideal candidates will have knowledge and experience across:

  • High level of proficiency in te reo Māori
  • Ability to work remotely
  • Attention to detail
  • Excellent written communication (Māori and English)
  • Critical thinking in both te ao Māori and Western science
  • Linguistics expertise would be ideal
  • Knowledge of and respect for Te Tiriti o Waitangi
  • Kaitiakitanga protocols in data from a haukāinga perspective.

If the kaupapa of this programme appeals to you and you would like to know more about this opportunity or other opportunities available.

Please contact Daniel Wharakura for more information.

Te Hiku Media

1 Melba Street, Kaitaia 0410

Phone 09 408 3944




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