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Jun 28

Makerita Urale

Photo Credit: PIDP East/West center

Photo Credit: PIDP East/West center

QUICK FACTS:

NAME: Makerita Urale

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PLACE OF BIRTH: Samoa

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KNOWN FOR: Writer, Theatre producer, Documentary filmmaker and a Senior Arts Adviser in the Pacific Arts at Creative New Zealand.

 

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:

  • 2010 – Senior Arts Adviser in the Pacific Arts at Creative New Zealand
  • 2010 – Project Manager at the ARTSpeak Pasifika 2010 – A two-day national fono for Pacific artists and arts practitioners
  • 2010 – Recipient of the 2010 Fulbright-Creative NZ Writer’s residency at the University of Hawai’i, Manoa
  • 2008 – Won the Qantas Award for Best Maori Programme for the political documentary Children of the Revolution
  • 2000 – The 1998 play Frangipani Perfume was listed in the Top10 plays of the decade by New Zealand literary magazine: The Listener
  • Former journalist for Radio New Zealand

 

 

 

 

 

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