Shilo Kino (Ngā Puhi, Ngāti Maniapoto) is the author of The Pōrangi Boy, a book about protecting the land. It is a finalist for Young Adult Fiction book of the year and a finalist in the Best First Book Award at the NZCYA book awards this year.
Events at Word
MATARIKI AND STAR LORESunday, 29th August 12:00 pm
Two energetic tōhuka (experts) in the world of Māori astronomy, Professor Rangi Mātāmua and Victoria Campbell, discuss the revival of Māori star-lore, its relationship to contemporary science, and just what the new national holiday is all about. With Shilo Kino in the chair.