Whetu Moana: An Anthology of Polynesian Poetry

Author(s): Robert Sullivan

Maori Books

Winner of the 2004 Montana NZ Book Awards Reference & Anthology Prize.  An anthology of contemporary indigenous Polynesian poety in English, this book collects poems written since 1980 from more than 60 poets in Aotearoa, Hawaii, Tonga, Samoa, the Cook Islands, Niue and Rotuma.


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Winner of Montana New Zealand Book Awards: Reference & Anthology Category 2004.

Albert Wendt is a well-known novelist and poet who has also edited two anthologies of Pacific writing, Lali and Nuanua (AUP, 1995). He is professor of New Zealand and Pacific literature at the University of Auckland. His latest collection of poems, The Book of the Black Star, will be published by AUP this year. Reina Whaitiri teaches at the University of Auckland and is a writer and researcher of Maori and Pacific literature. Robert Sullivan is a poet who has published three collections of poetry and a graphic novel. He works as a librarian at the University of Auckland and has two books forthcoming this year, Captain Cook in the Underworld (poetry) and Gods and Voyagers (a retelling of Maori myths and legends).

General Fields

  • : 9781869402730
  • : Auckland University Press
  • : Auckland University Press
  • : December 2003
  • : 230mm X 172mm
  • : New Zealand
  • : January 2016
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Robert Sullivan
  • : Paperback
  • : 821.0080996
  • : 288
  • : Poetry texts & anthologies
  • : Illustrations