Author(s): Tapu Misa; Gary Wilson
The celebrated digital magazine e-Tangata is home to some of the most incisive and profound commentary on life in New Zealand. Maori, Pasifika and Pakeha writers grapple with topics that range from politics and social issues to history and popular culture. The best of these are collected together here into this BWB Text by the magazine's editors, Tapu Misa and Gary Wilson.
Tapu Misa is a leading Pacific Islands columnist and was on New Zealand's Broadcasting Standards Authority for six years. She is currently a freelance journalist and has published regular columns in the New Zealand Herald and Mana magazine.Gary Wilson was a co-founder of Mana Maori Media and a driving force for Mana magazine. Throughout his career he has worked to foster Maori and Pacific voices in the media and has publicly criticised the mainstream media for their neglect of Maori news reporting. Today he acts as a trustee of the Mana Trust and is part of the e-Tangata editorial team.