Vaughan Rapatahana

Te Atiawa is my iwi (tribe) in Aotearoa( N.Z) , where I have a home in Te Araroa. Live and work in Hong Kong, Also have a home in Pampanga, Philippines, where my wife is from. Published extensively worldwide and a new poetry collection - Home, Away, Elsewhere (Proverse Press) - is due June 2011. Author of several poetry teaching resources in places like Hong Kong, Aotearoa and Brunei Darussalam, with a new bilingual poetry resource due in Aotearoa shortly also. Ph.D in Existential Literary Criticism and poetry editor of MAI (Maori and Indigenous) Review Journal. Longlisted and semi-finalist Proverse Prize in Literature, 2009.

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