Hana Pera Aoake and Faith Wilson

Kaituhi Tūtahi | Contributing Writer and Kaiwāwāhi Ahurei | Co-Editor

Hana Pera Aoake (Ngaati Mahuta, Ngaati Raukawa, Tainui/Waikato) is an artist, writer and editor, currently based in Te wai pounamu on Kaai Tahu land. They hold an MFA (First class) in Fine Arts and are studying at Maumaus escola de artes visuais. In 2014 they co-founded the indigenous collective, Fresh and Fruity and work now as an editor on Tupuranga journal and Kei te pai press. 

Faith Wilson is Kaiwāwāhi Ahurei/Co-Editor of The Pantograph Punch. A Samoan/Pākehā writer, artist and editor from Kirikiriroa aka. Hamilton/H-Town, she has an MA in Creative Writing from the International Institute of Modern Letters and is still working on her poetry book. Alongside a team of other Indigenous writers and editors, she has recently launched Tupuranga: A New Journal of Indigenous Writing from Aotearoa. Her interests are multiform but include contemporary art, poetry (the cool kind), Indigenous rights, music, Shortland Street and most recently, snowboarding. She is currently living in a small snowy town in Canada, but catch her back in Aotearoa from April 2020.

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