Whiti Hereaka

Writer
Participates in 3 items
Whiti Hereaka is an award-winning novelist and playwright of Ngāti Tūwharetoa, Te Arawa and Pākehā descent, based in Wellington. She holds a Masters in Creative Writing (Scriptwriting) from the International Institute of Modern Letters. She is the author of three novels: The Graphologist’s Apprentice, the award-winning YA novels Bugs and Legacy. She is also co-editor, with Witi Ihimaera, of an anthology of Māori myths — Pūrākau. Whiti has been involved with Te Papa Tupu, an incubator programme for Māori writers, as a writer, a mentor and a judge. She is also a board member of the Māori Literature Trust and the Michael King Writers Centre.

Sessions in which Whiti Hereaka participates

Thursday 30 July, 2020

Time Zone: NZST/(GMT+12:00) Wellington
13:00
13:00

Programming - Programme Room 2 (Webinar)

Panel

Garth Nix (Panelist)

Isa Ritchie (Moderator)

Whiti Hereaka (Panelist)

Mandy Hager, NZ Society of Authors (Panelist)

Alison Evans (Panelist)

16:00
16:00
SFF and Te Ao Māori 50 minutes, 16:00 NZST - 16:50 NZST

Programming - Programme Room 2 (Webinar)

Panel

Steph Matuku (Panelist)

Dan Rabarts, Writer (Moderator)

Whiti Hereaka (Panelist)

Cassie Hart (Panelist)

Saturday 1 August, 2020

Time Zone: NZST/(GMT+12:00) Wellington
11:00
11:00
Reading: Whiti Hereaka 25 minutes, 11:00 NZST - 11:25 NZST

Programming - Reading Room 2

Reading

Whiti Hereaka (Speaker)