Director Ng Toi Mori

By The Big Idea | Posted: Monday July 20, 2020

Twhiri (the producer of New Zealand Festival of the Arts, Wellington Jazz Festival, Second Unit and Lexus Song Quest) will incorporate two new leadership roles into its Leadership Team: Director Ng Toi Mori and Director Intercultural Development.

Kua whakatūria e Tāwhiri tētahi tūranga whakahaere mō ngā kaupapa toi o te tangata whenuatanga. Mā tēnei tūranga whakahaere e whakarite i tētahi mahere, māna hoki e ārahi te whakatinanatanga, te whakatutukitanga hoki. Ā, ka noho tēnei tūranga i waenga i te rōpū whakahaere o Tāwhiri, ā, ka mahi ngātahi ia hoki i waenganui i a rātou, hei rōpū kotahi.

The Director Ngā Toi Māori will collaborate with Tāwhiri’s Creative Director Marnie Karmelita to develop programmes for the company’s festivals and events and will be responsible for leading the programming of works by Māori and other indigenous artists.

  • The Director Ngā Toi Māori is part of the Leadership Team of Tāwhiri and will be responsible for leading the programming of works by Māori and indigenous artists.
  • This new role will help shape the future direction of Tāwhiri and of its current events and forthcoming projects, embodying and enabling the company values, achieving its strategic objectives, and playing a key role in realising the outcomes outlined in its recently adopted Interculturalism Policy developed by Tāwhiri Trustee Te Ahukaramū Charles Royal
  • In collaboration with the Creative Director and supporting the Guest Curators, the role is responsible for the conception and delivery of a programme of Māori and other indigenous artists and events to take place in the New Zealand Festival of the Arts, and across Tāwhiri’s other events/festivals. The role may take the creative lead in the development of new initiatives under the Tāwhiri umbrella.
  • This role will advocate within the company for the success and empowerment of Māori and indigenous artists.

Find out more about the role:

Director Ngā Toi Māori Position Description

How to apply

For enquiries about this positions or to apply please contact Executive Director Meg Williams

Applications should include a CV and a short cover letter telling us a bit about what you are passionate about, your values and how you think you are a good fit for the role and for Tāwhiri.

Send applications to Applications close 5pm Friday 31 July with interviews 5-6 August (TBC).

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