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Artist

Hana Pera Aoake

Hana Pera Aoake (Ngaati Mahuta, Tainui/Waikato, Ngaati Hinerangi) is an writer and artist living on unceded Kai Tahu and Waitaha whenua. They completed an MFA at Massey university Te Kunenga ki Puurehuroa in Te Whanganui-a-Tara in 2018 and was a recent participant in the ISP programme at Maumaus des escola artes in Lisbon, Portugal (2020). Currently they co-organise Kei te pai press with Morgan Godfery and co-edit Tupuranga journal with Faith Wilson. Hana’s first book, A bathful of Kawakawa and hot water was recently released on Compound press.