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  • 22 Feb 2023 21:02 | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Company: Auckland Council

    • Attractive Package and Benefits
    • Continuous Career Development and Growth Opportunities
    • Dynamic and Supportive Team Culture

    The opportunity:

    You manage the sourcing and logistics of technical production equipment required for our busy programming schedule.  This role is critical to ensuring that the LED lights are allocated, the sound system arrives on time and the band’s digital screen gets to the right stadium.

    With your years of technical events experience, you ensure the seamless distribution of the technical equipment required for our events and cultural programming and enable TAU to deliver on its contractual commitments.

    The key aspects of this role are to:

    • Scrutinise event plans to identify the technical requirements for an event and use the TAU inventory system to ensure the equipment is available, dispatched, and tracked via the hire system.
    • You identify damaged equipment and report this in a timely manner to minimise impact to programming
    • Stay abreast of the market and technology and provide advice to Tech Production managers on new equipment including casing, storage and routine maintenance requirements.
    • Manage our fleet vehicles including booking, compliance, and maintenance scheduling, prioritising where required.
    • Oversee the day-to-day running of the external dry hire business to achieve annual revenue targets as set by the General Manager Technical Production and Manager Technical Equipment.
    • Ready to assist with the setup of technical equipment as required

    About you:

    • Minimum of 5 years of Events/Performing Arts technical experience.
    • Minimum of 3 years in customer service in the Events industry
    • Working knowledge of inventory and event management software.  Ungerbeock / RentalPoint / SAP systems use desirable.
    • Creates and deliver training modules / systems as it relates to event operations.
    • Vehicle and equipment logistics experience.
    • NZ Drivers licence.
    • Heavy Trade licence and Forklift licence desirable.

    What we offer:

    • Competitive salary
    • Career progression
    • On the job training, guidance and mentoring will be provided
    • Fun and Positive collaborative team environment
    • Access to our employee benefits program

    Tātaki Auckland Unlimited is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and we are committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application to assist you through the recruitment process.

    Tātaki Auckland Unlimited is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and we are committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application to assist you through the recruitment process.

    To see more follow this link: 

  • 19 Feb 2023 20:15 | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    A position exists for an experienced electrical & electronics service technician to join our Entertainment Lighting Company.

    For over 60 years Kenderdine Entertainment Lighting has been a major NZ sales and rental company supplying the lighting requirements of the theatre, film, television and architectural markets.

    We have provide Sales and Hire to our customers. The workshop supports both these departments and works on external clients’ equipment.

    As part of a small team the work involves:

    * The repair and service of entertainment industry lighting equipment including discharge and LED fittings.

    * The repair and service of electronic control equipment as used in the entertainment industry.

    * The repair and service of portable electrical power distribution equipment as used in the entertainment industry.

    * The repair and service of mechanical systems such as lighting stands.

    * Manufacture of custom electrical power distribution equipment.

    * The commissioning of new equipment for our hire and sales department.

    The work is predominately carried out at our Avondale premises between the hours of 8-30am to 5-00pm, Monday to Friday, but occasional onsite, out of town or out of hours / weekend work may be involved.

    The position is a hands on (90 %) position with supervisory and administration duties (~10%). A willingness to share knowledge with junior staff and supervise the training hours for their qualifications is required.

    Essential Qualifications:

    * Must hold a New Zealand electrical practicing licence, which as a minimum, permits repair work to be performed on single and three phase appliances. (Minimum registration = Electrical Service Technician)

    * Proven experience and knowledge in diagnosing and repair of mechanical, electrical and electronic equipment, down to a component level.

    * Thorough understanding of the requirements of electrical safety and electrical testing procedures.

    * Good logical and investigative attributes to problem solving.

    * Efficient time management skills.

    * Excellent written and oral English language skills.

    * Reliability, Punctuality and Quality Workmanship are a must.

    * Ability to work under tight deadlines and deal with changing priorities on short notice.

    * Computer literacy.

    * Ability to liaise with other staff, departments and customers in a patient, efficient, appropriate, and courteous manner.

    * Must have a clean and tidy standard of dress and be able to perform the lifting component of the job.

    Preferred, but not essential:

    * Full NZ driver’s licence (manual)

    * Entertainment industry experience and knowledge in use and operation of entertainment lighting and control systems

    * Service experience in repair of entertainment lighting fixtures and control systems

    Company Kenderdine Entertainment Lighting

    Location Avondale, Auckland

    Benefits:  Free Parking, Health and Life Insurance

    Type Full time, Permanent

    Email CV & Cover letter to

  • 19 Feb 2023 15:28 | Anonymous

    An exciting opportunity to lead the Tāwhiri Workshop, delivering set construction services to a range of national stage productions and events.

    Tāwhiri is the creative force behind festivals and experiences in Wellington including the biennial Aotearoa New Zealand Festival of the Arts, Wellington Jazz Festival, and Lexus Song Quest. 

    The Tāwhiri Workshop is a core pillar of Tāwhiri’s operations, providing set construction services for national stage productions and events alongside those produced within Tāwhiri’s programmes.

    If you are looking for a theatre / events construction role with reasonable daytime working hours, flexibility, and the ability to use your leadership skills, we’d like to hear from you. 

    We’re looking for an experienced person with carpentry skills and the ability to manage a small team to join our team as Workshop Supervisor / Scenic Carpenter.  You’ll be part of a fantastic team of capable and skilled people – in our latest survey for employees and contractors 100% of respondents said they felt respected at work and 100% said they would recommend Tāwhiri as a place to work. 

    The purpose of this position is to lead the Tāwhiri workshop, overseeing onsite operations and managing the delivery of external and internal construction projects. The role aims to build on the success of the Tāwhiri Workshop by streamlining processing and contributing to long-term planning.  

    Please note that due to the nature of our events, a flexible approach to working hours during Festival periods is essential. Some weekend and evening work will be required.

    Manaakitanga: uplifting the mana of all people through care, nurture, and respectful relationships.
    Tāne te Wānanga: the pursuit of excellence in all our endeavours.
    Whanaungatanga: weaving together a team to create strength, trust and flexibility.
    Kotahitanga: standing together with shared purpose and values. 

    To Apply: Please email a copy of your CV and Cover letter to

    Click here to see the job description: Tāwhiri_ Workshop Supervisor - Scenic Carpenter JD.pdf

  • 9 Feb 2023 20:34 | Anonymous



    World of WearableArt (WOW) is seeking an exceptional person to lead the technical team for the WOW Awards Show. 

    At the heart of WOW is an internationally renowned wearable art competition which attracts entries from more than 40 countries around the globe each year. The astonishing works of wearable art created by designers and then selected by the judges go on to take the stage in the annual WOW Awards Show which attracts an audience of more than 60,000 people.  

    We are looking for someone with high-level entertainment production experience. You’ll need to be able to work under pressure, collaborate with creatives and multitask. A healthy sense of humour is a must. 

    As Technical Manager, you will work with the Show Producer to manage delivery of all technical requirements for the production, finesse and manage budgets, source and secure materials and suppliers and manage crewing levels and staff selection. You’ll create and manage production and rehearsal schedules and ensure that all health & safety, timing and communication requirements are met. You’ll work closely with the creative team led by the Creative Director collaborating to take the concepts from the page to fruition on the stage. 

    The right person for this role will have experience at a senior level in the arts or event production and be confident leading teams and finding creative solutions. You will have the attributes of being a strategic thinker, problem solver with the ability to navigate uncertainty with a resilient nature. 

    You will have a genuine passion for the arts with a strong critical eye and a real desire to grow and lead a large crew.  

    This is a unique and challenging opportunity for a talented individual that is looking to find a potential long term/recurring role in the industry. 


    Please send application letter and CV to Alistair Cameron email: 

    Closing date for applications 24 February 2023 

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  • 29 Jan 2023 13:43 | Anonymous

    High Definition Audio Visual Ltd

    HDAV delivers high quality Event Video, LED Screens, Audio, Lighting and Streaming to Corporate and Entertainment Clients through New Zealand and the Pacific.

    HDAV is an industry leading Audio Visual company based in Auckland. For over 20 years we have delivered seamless events all over the world. We are a family orientated company that cares about our employees and works to further all levels of development. 

    We are looking for a new addition to our tech team who can bring a good work ethic and a healthy sense of humor and a willingness to learn anything and everything to do with our ever-changing industry.

    You will get to learn and enjoy using new industry AV toys, travel and be part of a great team that produces fantastic work

    Our ideal candidate would -

    • ·         Experienced in aspects of Streaming
    • ·         Experienced in aspects of Audio and Video
    • ·         Have experience in networking
    • ·         Have experience in a similar live AV tech role
    • ·         A mature approach to work and no issues working alone, in a team or heading up a event/marshalling resources effectively
    • ·         Be able to problem solve on the spot and use your initiative to ensure events run smoothly
    • ·         Possess solid organisational and communication skills
    • ·         Have great attention to detail to ensure all the moving parts in the event process are managed effectively
    • ·         Have a good degree of fitness and be able to work after hours and weekends
    • ·         We are a growing business so flexibility is important, you'll need to be comfortable with change and be able to contribute positively in this environment.

    If successful you'll be working with a great bunch of people, the use of a cell phone, laptop and car park and a genuine commitment by the management team to your personal growth and development. Remuneration relevant to skills and experience.

    If this sounds like you don't wait, apply today to Mat Morgan.

    Please note you must have NZ citizenship or residency and a full license.

  • 27 Jan 2023 15:56 | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    There has never been a better time to get on board with Bay Venues - a dynamic, inspiring organisation set within the stunning backdrop of the Bay of Plenty. We are the kaitiaki of 24 community facilities in Tauranga Moana and we are committed to creating the ultimate customer experience.

    Bay Audio Visual has an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic individual to join our passionate team as a Senior Audio Technician. Bay Audio Visual designs technical solutions with state of the art equipment to enable the production of events primarily at Trustpower Baypark Arena, and also in and around the Bay of Plenty region.

    You will be known as an effective communicator, have a high attention to detail and an absolute passion for delivering exceptional customer service. You will be self-motivated and thrive in a fast-paced environment with the ability to work flexibly as and when required. You value working in a team environment, bringing other people's visions to life and creating an outstanding customer experience.

    We are looking for an enthusiastic, fun team player who will be responsible for:

    • Oversee the operation of the Audio department
    • Experience in design, setting up and operation of line-array systems
    • Leading production staff and liaising with clients at events
    • On-site technical support and operation of events
    • Pack-in, operation and pack-out Audio equipment for events
    • Preparation, maintenance and storage of Audio equipment

    To be successful in this role you will need:

    • Minimum 3 years' experience in a similar role
    • A high level of technical competency and experience in Event Audio
    • General experience in Rigging, Audio Visual and Lighting would be desirable
    • A high level of self-drive, self-management and attention to detail
    • A current driver's license. Class 2 licence desirable
    • EWP and Working at Heights tickets would be desirable

    If you love what you do, and want to love where you do it, this role is for you. Apply now. Please contact Cian on 0212 419 786 or

    Closes: 10th February 2023

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