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© 2014  Quabax Wax 
 

Kia Orana,

My name is...

   Teremoana Rapley    

more than an award-winning singer songwriter...

PRECIS

WORK LOCATIONS

television, music, tour management

• United States (New York, New Orleans, Los Angeles, Detroit, Honolulu, San Francisco, Austin) 

• Jamaica

(Negril, Montego Bay, Ocho Rios) 

• Scotland (Edinburgh) 

• Ireland

(Cork, Dublin, Limerick, Galway) 

• Malaysia (Kuala Lumpur, Shah Alam) 

• Cook Islands (Rarotonga) 

• Samoa (Western) Upolu, Savaii 

•American Samoa (Pagopago) 

• Australia (Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Gold Coast, Cairns, Perth, Adelaide) 

• Thailand (Bangkok, Hua Hin) 

• Canada (Toronto, Vancouver, Banff) 

• England (London, Glastonbury)

• France (Marseille)

• New Caledonia

(Noumea, Paita, Thio) 

• French Polynesia (Tahiti, Taputapuaatea, Raiatea)

 

WORK EXPERIENCE

SPECIALIST ADVISER

Auckland Council, The Southern Initiative

April 2017 - Current.  Auckland, NZ.

 

The Southern Initiative is a place-based unit and the social innovation arm of Auckland Council. The unit's focus is to broker deals of networks and create social, economic and environmental change by working with community, NGO's, local and central government agencies.

 

 

 

 

EVENT MANAGER

The Plantation Store
February 2015 - April 2017.  Auckland, NZ.

 

Event | Community Event - Elevated Family Park Jam at Potters Park, Auckland (21 February 2015) supported by Albert-Eden Local Board (AKL, NZ) (attendance > 2000 )

Event | Community Event - Elevated Family Park Jam at Te Matariki Clendon, Auckland (14 November  2015) supported by Manurewa Local Board and Urbanesia 2015. (AKL, NZ) (attendance > 5000 )

Event | Mo'Arts Jam - Tōia/Fairburn Reserve, Ōtāhuhu, January 2016 (Māngere-Ōtāhuhu Local Board & Auckland Council).  (AKL , NZ) 

Event | Community Event - The Saturday Morning Hip Hop Show Co-Lab with Dirty Lovers Freestyle Rap Olympics Nov 2016, Ōtara Town Centre, AKL, NZ (Ōtara Local Board & Urbanesia) (attendance > 1000 )

Event | Community Event - After School Sessions, Nov 2016, Fresh Gallery Ōtara, OMAC SoundLab. Ōtara Town Centre, AKL, NZ (Ōtara Local Board & Urbanesia)

Event | Community Event - Elevated Clendon Recreation Centre, Nov 2016 AKL, NZ (Manurewa Local Board & Urbanesia) . (attendance > 4500 )

BOARD MEMBER

Women in Film and Television NZ (WIFTNZ)

October 2013 - October 2015.  Auckland, NZ.

 

Working within a team of experienced film and television creators and executives making governance decisions in the best interests of our organization and its members within a volatile industry.  Vice Chair (2015)

RETAIL MANAGER

The Plantation Store

May 2008 – February 2013 (4 years, 10 months)

Auckland, NZ

Co-founded the physical store  based in New Windsor, Auckland in 2008. Set up all business management, created and developed operations management and systems administration, distribution systems for the store and screen-printed and designed for South Pacific clothing label, Overstayer Clothing.  Set up the online store in 2011 as well as its stock and distribution system, closing its online component in February 2013.  

EVENT MANAGER

TelstraClear Pacific Events Centre, Lion Foundation, Rotary Clubs

January 2008 – May 2008 (5 months)

Auckland, NZ

Event 

Mayoress’ Charity Gala Ball,  24th May 2008. 

Responsibilities 

Management of entire production team and a sub-committee of 24, working alongside Hon. Mayor Len Brown.

TECHNICAL PRODUCTION MANAGER

Manukau City Council

August 2007 – October 2007 (3 months)

Telstra Clear Pacific Events Centre, Manukau City, NZ.

Event

Sir Barry Curtis Farewell

Responsibilities 

Overall management of the event.

PRODUCTION MANAGER

Manukau City Council

September 2006 – October 2006 (2 months)

Telstra Clear Pacific Events Centre, Manukau, NZ

 

Event

Villa Maria Cult Couture Fashion Show 2006.

 

Responsibilities  

Management of Technical Production, including a live television crew.

FIELD DIRECTOR

TVNZ

December 2004 – March 2005 (4 months)

Auckland, NZ

Responsibilities 

Script writing, field directing, editing and delivery of ½ hour programme.

 

Programme 

Polyfest Series, Tongan Stage. 

Genre  

Magazine

Audience 

General

Transmission   

PolyFest Series, Tongan Stage 1 x 26 minute (TX 2005)

FREELANCE WRITER

Selector Magazine

February 1999 – September 2001 (2 years 8 months).  Auckland, NZ

Responsibilities  To deliver articles to the Editors specifications. Interviewees include Aaliyah, Ben Harper, Destinys Child, Micheal Franti.  Also wrote for Back2Basics Magazine and Sugamedia.com - a webzine co-founded and established (from an e-newsletter) in 2005 (No. of issues:  13).

FIELD REPORTER

TVNZ

February 1994 – December 1995 (1 year 11 months) Auckland, NZ

Responsibilities 

Presenting, Researching.

Programme 

What Now!

Genre 

Childrens

Audience 

General

Synopsis  What Now! is one of New Zealand's longest running children's series with well over 20 years behind the production. I presented a once a month segment with a fellow musician about things that were ‘hot’ or ‘not’.

BOARD MEMBER

Independent Music New Zealand (IMNZ)

July 2017 - June 2018  Auckland, NZ.

Working within a team of passionate musicians, managers and label owners advocating for it's members.

PROFESSIONAL MUSICIAN

Teremoana

September 1987 – Present.  Auckland, NZ

Responsibilities  

Maintain career as a Performing/Recording Artist with integrity over the past 31 years.  Worked as a backing vocalist / DJ selector for NZ rap artist King Kapisi since 2002.

Highlights  

1992 RIANZ Most Promising Female Vocalist Award

1993 Most Played Track – Beautiful People (NZOA)

1995 RIANZ Female Vocalist of Year Award

1996 Top 10 (NO.10) billing on U.S Billboard Dance Charts with ‘Babble’ (ex-Thompson Twins) 

1997-1998 Face/Voice of TV2 Brand Campaign 

2014 Tangireka Music Award (Cook Islander in Mainstream)

2018  Inducted into the Aotearoa (New Zealand) Music Hall of Fame with politically conscious rap group, Upper Hutt Posse.

TELEVISION PRODUCER

Maori Television Service

March 2005 – March 2015.  Auckland, NZ

 

Position

Producer, Production Manager, Field and Studio Director, Overall Skills Trainer, Associate Producer, Editor, Camera Operator, Script writer, Executive Producer, Researcher, Talent Wrangler, Studio DA, Programme Creation

 

Genre  

Magazine, Music, Entertainment, Youth.

 

Audience  

General, Mature, Youth.

 

No. Of  Prgs Prod.  

1,457 (Mar 2013 - 2005)

EDITOR IN CHIEF

Quabax Publishing House

March 2011 – June 2012 (1 year 4 months)

Auckland, NZ

Magazine

Overdue Magazine

 

Roles

Editor in Chief, Writer, Photographer, Designer, Layout, Print Preparation

 

Responsibilities  

A 152 page seasonally released magazine featuring articles on creative people based around the world. Distributed in Spain, Italy, New Zealand and Australia. Physical copy released in english, online versions in english, Italian, Maori and Spanish.

ENTERTAINMENT MANAGER

Toi o Manukau

November 2003 – February 2008 (4 years 4 months) Hayman Park, Manukau, NZ

Event  Waitangi Family Day Celebrations (Manukau, New Zealand)

Start date  2008/2007/2006/2005/2004 (intermittent work over five years)

End Date Three Month Contract (November – February)

 

Responsibilities 

Management of the entire stage/performance area. Included booking talent, programming, all stage crew management, administration, contracts, security management, media liaison, health and safety management and artist/performer management. 

 

Acts

2004 Unity Pacific, Glenn Compain, Lavina Williams, King Kapisi, Urban Beat, Righteous in Rhyme, FLEP Band, Kahu Records Showcase, K’Lee, Quik n Ezy, The Artistry

2005 3HD, Wiremu Hohaia, 2XL, Whirimako Black, Mudshake, Urban Beat, Adeaze, Dziah, Dei Hamo, Katchafire, Te Umere o te Aroha.

 

2006 Ashley Sua, Taste of Africa, 3HD, Chin Wu, Urban Beat, Brother Love, Rachana Natayalana, Unity Pacific, D1 Entertainment, Latin Fever, Cydel, Emma and Sharni, Katchafire

 

2007 Manu Huia, Tohu, Vision X, Che Fu, Ardijah, Taste of Africa, Heavenly Chaos, Ashley Sua, Wiremu and Ora, XQWZT, 3HD

 

2008 Bunny Rugs (RIP 2014), Vivah, Che Fu, SAS, XQWZT, Nesian Mystik, Mt Roskill Drumline, Manu Huia, Rachana Natyalana, Taste of Africa, Brother Love with Chuck Upu, K BIRDS, Dam Native, Ruia Aperahama.

FIELD DIRECTOR

Visionary Film and TV

November 2004 – March 2005 (5 months)

Auckland, NZ.

Responsibilities 

Management of team in the field, editing, storyboard planning, voiceover script. 

 

Programme 

I Roam NZ (Six episode series)

 

Series One

 

Genre Reality (Indigenous)

 

Audience General

Synopsis 

A b-girl (Hip-Hop artform dancer) and kapahaka enthusiast (traditional maori performing culture) travel around New Zealand. The result is a snapshot of what happens when an urban girl and a country boy share new experiences in small country towns. 

Transmission  (TVNZ TVOne)

3 x 23 minute episodes (TX 2005) Queenstown Episode, Hokitika Episode, Panguru Episode

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

Auckland Council

June 2016 - April 2017.  Auckland, NZ.

Scoping Report | Māngere-Ōtāhuhu Local Board Signature Arts Event development in consultation with community stakeholders. 

Community Development | Māngere-Ōtāhuhu Local Board Signature Arts Event Community Development, programme design and delivery.

EVENT / TOUR MANAGER

On the Road Events (OTR Events)

March-August 2015.  Auckland, NZ.

Responsibilities

Advertising, Marketing, Tour Management (transport, accommodation, logistics)  Event Management (venues, suppliers, talent)

Shows

Lifelike Touring (Australia)  and Sesame Street 'Elmo's World Tour' [NZ - Auckland, Christchurch] (March 2015)

 

HGI Harlem Globetrotters World Tour [NZ & Australia - Hamilton, Auckland, Wellington, Queenstown, Invercargill, Christchurch, Sydney, Canberra, Melbourne, Gold Coast, Brisbane, Adelaide, Perth]  (June 2015). 

PROJECT MANAGER

Quabax Wax

February 2009 – April 2014 (5 years, 3 months) Auckland, NZ

Position 

Administrator, Transmedia Manager, Tour Manager, Project Manager 

 

Responsibilities  

Management of all projects involving the King Kapisi brand. This includes working alongside his sponsors in all streams of local and international marketing (online, street, clubs, festivals), maintaining his online content (all social media as well as designing his website), international taxes, visas, road (all itineraries) and tour (bookings and payments) management and producing his music videos.

 

Highlights  

Glastonbury Festival 2011, United Kingdom  

Babel Med Festival 2012, Marseille France  

SXSW 2011 & 2012 Austin, TX, USA  

ReggaeSumfest, Montego Bay, Jamaica (2007).

TECHNICAL PRODUCTION MANAGER

Brownwen Christianos (Green Fire Islands)

February 2008 – February 2009 (NZ)

Genre 

Documentary

 

Audience 

General

 

Synopsis 

A documentary of the cultural and musical exchange between Maori and Irish artists creating works using traditional instruments.

 

Responsibilities 

Management of the shooting crew, equipment and workflow.

DOP 

Alun Bollinger

EVENT MANAGER

Manukau City Council

September 2007 – October 2007 (2 months) Manukau, Auckland (NZ)

 

Event 

Villa Maria Cult Couture Fashion Show 2007, Telstra Clear Pacific Events Centre, Manukau, NZ.

Responsibilities 

Management of entire production excluding model training.  Artist hireage, negotiation and management, artist contracts management, administration, technical production management, show design and development, show production schedule management, venue relationship management, scriptwriting and director of live shows. 

TECHNICAL PRODUCTION MANAGER

Maori Womens Development Incorporation (MWDI)

June 2007, ASB Showgrounds, Auckland (NZ)

 

Event

Atamira – Maori in the City: Tatai Hikohiko Awards Dinner (Indigenous). 

 

Responsibilities  

Management of Technical Production, script-writing.

SENIOR DIRECTOR

Presenter, Scriptwriter, Presenter Liaison, Camera Operator

TVNZ

February 1996 – November 2004  (8 years 10 months) Auckland, NZ

Programme 

Mai Time

Responsibilities 

To research, create, script, shoot and deliver inserts for the show. Manage and train the presenters and artist liaison.  Role model workshops with schools and tertiary institutions.

Series  2-10

Genre  Indigenous Youth Magazine

 

Duration 26-52 minutes

 

Audience General

 

Synopsis  An Indigenous youth magazine show focused on utilising youth culture as a means to edutain youth. 

Transmission TX 1996, 1997,1998,1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004 (nine seasons)

SET BUILDER

Renaissance Pictures

October 1992 – June 1993 (9 months)

Auckland, NZ

Building sets for Hercules and Tommyknockers.