Ataria Sharman

Kaiwāwāhi Kaupapa Māori | Editor – Kaupapa Māori
Ataria Rangipikitia Sharman (Ngāpuhi, Tapuika) is a writer, editor, Kaiwāwāhi Kaupapa Māori of the Pantograph Punch, member on the board of Creative Northland and creator of AwaWahine.com. She has a Masters of Arts in Māori Studies on Mana Wahine and the Atua Wāhine. Her manuscript for children's fiction novel Hine and the Tohunga's Portal was one of five selected for Te Papa Tupu 2018 and is due to be published by Huia Publishers in June 2021. Her writing has been published on The Pantograph Punch, E-Tangata, Awa Wahine and The Māori Literature Trust and her poetry was featured in IHO: A Collaborative Exhibition about Māori Hair. Ataria grew up in Te Whanganui-a-Tara and now lives in Whangārei, Te Tai Tokerau with her partner Te Piha Niha.
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