Leilani Tamu is a Polynesian poet, former New Zealand diplomat and freelance journalist. Leilani has spent six years working abroad in Tonga and Australia, she has a Master of Arts degree in Pacific History. Leilani writes a regular column for New Zealand’s Metro Magazine.
Leilani Tamu is halfcast, a Samoan mother and Pakeha father, as well as a great grandmother who was half Scottish and half Tongan.
Join Her in the launch of her first book of poetry The Art of Excavation,
with Doctor Selina Tusitala Marsh.
Tuesday 12 August 2014
20 Wynyard Street
University of Auckland.