Our mission, vision and values

Our mission and vision

He moemoeā

E tuhi, mai i te ao Māori ki te ao whānui
Taking New Zealand literature with a strong Māori voice to the world

Ngā whāinga

Delivering programmes that promote and foster Māori literature and its place in the literature of the nation.

Ngā uaratanga - Our values

Tikanga Māori

We are always guided by our own cultural values, tikanga Māori and mātauranga Māori.

Tū Mai

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.

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