Reina Kahukiwa – is of Te Arawa, Tūhoe, and Ngāti Porou descent. She is an author of adult and children’s books, has three university degrees and works as a Māori Advisor and Programme Designer for Māori Pathways.
Robyn Kahukiwa – is of Ngāti Porou descent. She is a prominent Māori artist whose work can be found in major collections across New Zealand including Te Papa, Auckland Art Gallery and the University of Auckland. She has won awards for her children's book illustrations.
Kiwa Hammond –- translated the original English text by Reina Kahukiwa into Te Reo Māori.
Te Haka a Tānerore: bilingual edition
About the Book
Both Te Reo Māori and English are presented in one redesigned edition. Winner of the Wright Family Foundation Te Kura Pounamu Award in the 2019 NZ Book Awards for Children & Young Adults. The story of the first haka, 'Te Haka a Tānerore' is retold by Reina Kahukiwa.