Genesis of a Māori writer, Tina Makereti

Māori Boy: A Memoir of Childhood Witi Ihimaera Vintage, $40.00, ISBN 9781869797263 It is sometimes useful, in reading a review, to have some sense of the reviewer’s positioning in relation to the material. After all, the New Zealand literary community is small, and it is not uncommon to … Continue reading

What am I doing here? Nicholas Reid

A Man Melting Craig Cliff Vintage, $29.99, ISBN 9781869791926   Everything We Hoped For Pip Adam Victoria University Press, $30.00, ISBN 9780864736253   Once upon a Time in Aotearoa Tina Makereti Huia, $30.00, ISBN 978186969166   He ran his right thumbnail under the nail of his … Continue reading