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Richard Pamatatau

Recorded 23 October 2019 at the University of Auckland, Faculty of Arts Sound Studio.
Tim Page, sound engineer.

Richard Pamatatau

Photo credit: Louise Bockett  

Richard Pamatatau is a journalism academic at AUT University. In a former life he was both a broadcast and print journalist specialising in Pacific Issues, information technology and business. He teaches across the journalism curriculum at AUT University with a focus on media law, ethics, writing and politics. His research spans pop culture, the gothic and journalism practice. In his spare time, he likes to sail, hike in the high country with his dog, and garden.

Poem notes

This sequence of poems is taken from 'Wayfinding' - a project for a Master of Creative Writing at Auckland University. The poems trouble history, identity, navigation, discovery and worklife.


Last updated 11 December, 2019