SSBD Board

BOARD Members

Michael Giacon

Board Member
Michael Giacon is a poet, songwriter and performer. Born and raised in Auckland, he is from a large Pākehā-Italian family.

Nathan Joe

Board Member
Nathan Joe is an award-winning theatre-maker and performance poet based between Tāmaki Makaurau and Ōtautahi. Recent work includes curating BIPOC spoken word event DIRTY PASSPORTS at Basement Theatre, (more…)

Hiraani Himona

Board Member
Hiraani Himona (Ngāi Te Whatuiāpiti, Ngāti Rangiwhakāewa, Ngāti Hikarara) has been Executive Director of Te Tuhi since 2015 and was previously Deputy Director of the South London Gallery. (more…)

Rhion Munro

Board Member
Rhi (he/they) is a lover of all things literary. He works with young people in the harm reduction space and is passionate about systems change, participatory community design, and a health based approach to drug and alcohol reform. (more…)

Izzy Robinson

Board Member
Izzy Robinson is a producer and theatre creator specialising in non-traditional and site specific works, as well as an on-again-off-again playwright. They grew up in Auckland then moved to Montreal to attend University, then onto Washington DC to complete a Scenic Carpentry Apprenticeship. (more…)