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Hiraani Himona

Hiraani Himona

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. She has a background in arts administration with a history of providing […]

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Nathan Joe

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, a staged reading of his play Scenes from a Yellow Peril at […]

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Lily Holloway

Lily Holloway (she/they) is a forever-queer postgraduate English student and graduate teaching assistant. While she mostly writes poetry, she has also tried her hand at non-fiction, fiction and playwriting. You can find her work published or forthcoming in places like […]

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Joanne Drayton

Joanne Drayton is an acclaimed New Zealand author whose output is globally recognized as being of the highest caliber. Her book The Search for Anne Perry was numbered in the top 10 non-fiction books on the New York Times bestseller […]

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Michael Giacon

Michael Giacon is a poet, songwriter and performer. Born and raised in Auckland, he is from a large Pakeha-Italian family. In 2016 he graduated with a Master of Arts in Creative Writing from AUT, and the same year won the […]

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Simie Simpson

​Simie Simpson (Te Ati Awa) is interested in spaces that allow people and books to connect. She believes in the transformative power of books and the importance of seeing yourself reflected in the books you read. Simie has many years […]

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