2018 Programmes

Witi Ihimaera

Witi Ihimaera
Photo by Andi Crown

NEW ZEALAND

Witi Ihimaera is the author of fiction, short stories, scripts, screenplays, essays, memoir and libretto including The Whale Rider, The Matriarch and Nights in the Gardens of Spain. His 2016 memoir Māori Boy won Ockham New Zealand Book Award for Non-Fiction and his latest, co-written with Hēmi Kelly, is Sleeps Standing.