Data Analyst Job Vacancy

July 24, 2020, 10:42 p.m.

Te Hiku Media with their strategic partners are developing a multilingual language platform that will build natural language processing tools ensuring the presence of languages with low resources in the digital landscape. 

You will be part of a Data Team that focuses on analysing te reo Māori acoustic data and Māori text data to support the development of natural language processing tools. As part of the project, this team will ensure we have ‘clean’, quality data. This means ensuring it is correctly labelled, the appropriate metadata is tagged and will provide the machine learning team with the best data to work with.

These positions are part-time and are flexible, with approximately 20 hours per week. 

We are looking for people with:

  • A high level of proficiency in te reo Māori 
  • An ability to work remotely 
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Excellent written communication (Māori and English)

Your primary responsibilities will be:

  • Analysing te reo Māori data 
  • Supporting the development of frameworks for analysis
  • Implementing the framework
  • Tagging and labelling data 
  • Transcribing Māori language audio

The analysis will explore, for example, syntax, pronunciation, regional variation and other acoustic elements of our data. 

If this job excites you and you think you have the right skills and the right attitude - send a cover letter and a CV to

If you have any questions regarding the role, you can send them to


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