2019 Pikihuia Awards Finalists Announced

26 June 2019 The Māori Literature Trust is pleased to announce the finalists for the 2019 Pikihuia Awards. The judges were impressed with the diversity of the stories and great confidence in the writing. ‘The stories from the First-time Writers in English varied in topic, pace and characters – from colonisation to tūrangawaewae, poverty to … Continue reading 2019 Pikihuia Awards Finalists Announced

Te Maunga Teitei (The Pinnacle)

The National Writer's Forum, Auckland.L-R: Nadine Anne Hura, Brannavan Gnanlingam, Anahera Gildea and Vana Manasiadas (Photo supplied) For the briefest moment last month, I felt like I belonged to an exclusive club of writers. All six writers on Te Papa Tupu programme were flown to Auckland for the National Writers Forum. They put us up in a … Continue reading Te Maunga Teitei (The Pinnacle)