Tina Makereti is the award-winning author of Once Upon a Time in Aotearoa. She is of Ngāti Tūwharetoa, Te Ati Awa, Ngāti Maniapoto, Pākehā and, in all probability, Moriori descent. She now lives on the Kāpiti Coast with her partner, two daughters and unruly dog. Where the Rēkohu Bone Sings is her first novel.
Tina Makereti appears in:
Island Lives: Friday 29 August, 1pm
Te Karanga Me Te Wero: Contemporary Maori Writing in Aotearoa: Sunday 31 August, 2.30pm