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Bridget Williams Books and the Mana Trust invites you to meet the e-Tangata Storytellers.
Panel: Tapu Misa, Dale Husband, Moana Maniapoto, Māmari Stephens Chair: Stacey Morrison
The online Sunday magazine e-Tangata tells Māori and Pasifika stories about people and issues of significance to all New Zealanders. The storytellers you'll meet are Tapu Misa, Dale Husband, Moana Maniapoto, Māmari Stephens and Stacey Morrison. They’ll talk a little about e-Tangata and what they are working to achieve; and they are keen to hear what you would like to read in the future. e-Tangata is produced by the Mana Trust.
About the Speakers
Tapu Misa (Samoa) is a former feature writer and NZ Herald columnist. She chairs the Mana Trust which publishes e-Tangata and co-edits that magazine.
Dale Husband (Ngāti Maru, Ngāti Pakeha) is a former presenter of the Mana programmes on Radio New Zealand and a long-time host on Radio Waatea. He is on the Mana Trust and is an interviewer for e-Tangata.
Moana Maniapoto (Ngāti Tuwharetoa, Tuhourangi, Ngāti Pikiao, Ngāti Pākehā) is a writer, documentary film-maker and an award-winning singer/songwriter. She leads the group Moana & the Tribe.
Māmari Stephens (Te Rarawa, Ngāti Pākehā) is a Senior Lecturer in Law at Victoria University of Wellington, where one of her main research interests is Māori and the New Zealand legal system.
Stacey Morrison (Ngāi Tahu, Te Arawa, Ngāti Pākehā) is a television and radio presenter and producer. She co-hosts the Stace & Flynny radio show on The Hits, is a trustee of the Mana Trust and is widely known for her te reo Māori advocacy.
The Best of e-Tangata, edited by Tapu Misa and Gary Wilson is available from all good bookshops and on www.bwb.co.nz