Rapatahana (Te Atiawa is my iwi or tribe) is a Kiwi who is published extensively globally across several genre in both his main languages - Maori and English. He has a Ph.D in Existentialism from the University of Auckland, NZ. He won the inaugural Proverse Poetry prize in 2016 and his latest collection of poetry, Atonement, was nominated for a National Book Award in Philippines the same year.
Member Since: 11/1/2012
Country: Aotearoa New Zealand; Hong Kong SAR; Philippines
Identity: Writer, Academic