Whiti Hereaka Wins NZ’s Biggest Literary Prize

Whiti: photographed by Tabitha Arthur The Māori Literature Trust is thrilled to celebrate Whiti Hereaka (Ngāti Tūwharetoa, Te Arawa) in winning Aotearoa’s most prestigious literary prize, the 2022 Ockham NZ Book Awards: Jann Medlicott Acorn prize for fiction. Whiti is only the 7th kaituhi Māori in 50 years to win this award. Her award-winning masterpiece, Kurangaituku, […]

Writer’s residence in French Polynesia

Writer’s residence in French Polynesia: two months immersion in literary creation here in the fenua. Time and resources in support of a writer from the Pacific – click here for more information.