It’s Moments Like These You Need Mentees

Te Papa Tupu Mentees 2018 L-R: Nadine Anne Hura, Colleen Maria Lenihan, Cassie Hart, Hone Rata, Ataria Rangipikitia Sharman, Shilo Kino A couple of weeks ago, Te Papa Tupu programme held its second workshop. This time it was in conjunction with the National Writers Forum in Auckland. The lead-up to it was pretty exciting, we were … Continue reading It’s Moments Like These You Need Mentees

Hi, I’m Hone Rata

I’ve always found introducing myself a little strange. 'Hi, I’m Hone Rata.' Handshake. Eye contact. Smile. So that’s my name, but it’s doesn’t say a lot about me. 'I’m forty-three.' That’s new information, so a forty-three-year-old male, probably likes sports (nope, well not enough to follow any team). Oh, so doesn’t like sports; probably likes … Continue reading Hi, I’m Hone Rata