Writer, academic and filmmaker Witi Ihimaera was New Zealand’s first published Maori novelist. Winner of national and international awards, and a Katharine Mansfield Fellow, in 2015 he published the first volume of his autobiography, Maori Boy. This session considers his many achievements and includes clips from Witi’s stage shows and movies, including Whale Rider.

The Blue Mountains Program at Varuna
All day pass $65/$55 (29 or 30 May)
Two day pass $100 (29 and 30 May)
Single session $20/$15  

Presented with Varuna the National Writers’ House.