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Nadine Anne Hura

Nadine Anne Hura (Ngāpuhi, Ngāti Hine) is a creative non-fiction writer based in Porirua. Her essays have appeared online in e-Tangata, The Spinoff, and Pantograph Punch and in print in a number of collections including Ora Nui, Is it Bedtime Yet and The Best of E-Tangata. Nadine’s manuscript of essays was selected by the Māori Literature Trust for the Te Papa Tupu mentorship programme in 2018 and the same year she was awarded a Michael King Writer’s Residency. Nadine has three children and divides her time between the home, her day job at Community Law and Te Reo Māori classes with Te Ataarangi and Te Wānanga o Aotearoa. She also manages to get a fair bit of knitting done.

Kia Tika te tuitui: The Right to Write

Friday 4th October, 1.00pm-2.30pm

With Anahera Gildea, Matariki Williams, Leonie Hayden, Emma Espiner & Nadine Anne Hura (Chair)

What are the values underpinning our publishing decisions? Who owns the narrative? How do we write into the discomfort, without trampling on the mana of others? When should we persist, when should we hang back? These are just a few of the questions this panel will attempt to explore – with an emphasis on learning and exchange.


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