Our mission and vision
E tuhi, mai i te ao Māori ki te ao whānui
Taking New Zealand literature with a strong Māori voice to the world
The Māori Literature Trust Te Waka Taki Kōrero delivers programmes that promote and foster Māori literature and its place in the literature of the nation.
Ngā uaratanga - Our values
We are always guided by our own cultural values, tikanga Māori and mātauranga Māori.
We encourage Māori writers to stand tall as Māori.
We seek to grow Māori writers’ skills, confidence and opportunities.
We encourage Māori writers to support each other and become a strong force within the literary community of Aotearoa New Zealand.