Ani-Piki Tuari named 2021 emerging Māori writer in residence

By Te Ao - Māori News

Te Herenga Waka—Victoria University of Wellington’s International Institute of Modern Letters (IIML)  today announced the appointment of Ani-Piki Tuari as the Emerging Māori Writer in Residence for 2021.

During the residency, which is supported by Creative New Zealand, Ani-Piki will receive a stipend of $15,000 to continue work on her project, Whakapaupākihi, which she describes as the first te reo Māori musical “birthed in the Māori language, worldview, and practice."