Airana Ngarewa

Airana Ngarewa's (Ngāti Ruanui) work has appeared or is forthcoming in The Stand, Headland, Mayhem Literary Journal, Turbine, Takehē Magazine, Newsroom, Mātatuhi Taranaki, and Kaupeka.

Airana Ngarewa: Philosopher Warrior Chief

Eight boys sit spread in the glow of the late sun, a declining sky casting shadows over the shattered glass, snuffed cigarettes and street art murals that have become the backdrop of their tweenage lives.

Airana Ngarewa: Reflections of a teacher, writer and rebel

Born and raised in Pātea, Airana Ngarewa (Ngāti Ruanui) reflects on a question that helped shape his narrative in ‘Philosopher, Warrior, Chief’. Airana is a teacher at Spotswood College and a Master’s student with Ako Mātātupu: Teach First NZ.