Tim Tipene: Catching The Sun And Living Like Maui (2017)
Auckland Writers Festival Schools Programme 2017 Proudly supported by Freemasons Foundation
Tim Tipene (Ngāti Kuri, Ngāti Whātua) is the award-winning author of 10 children’s books and junior novels including Kura Toa, Haere and Taming the Taniwha. He is a pioneering youth and self-defence counsellor and leads the Warrior Kids and PeaceMasters programmes. Tim shares childhood experiences of overcoming adversity and becoming an author, his writing process and how to pursue your own dreams.