SANDRA TISAM

Born in Lae, Papua New Guinea. Lived in Rarotonga from age nine years old. Second of four siblings with a large extended family.

Ko Raemaru te maunga Ko Moana-nui-a-kiva-te-moana Ko Te-Au-o-Tonga me Puaikura te waka Ko Munro me Dean te hapu Kei Tawa e noho ana ahau Ko Sandra Ritua Tisam tōku ingoa

Owner of a wandering mind, living vicariously through storytelling and story-keeping. Maker of tivaevae, lover of dance and the arts. Studied in Fiji, worked in Rarotonga and Wellington. Public servant and when-time-permits-writer/poet and lover of the arts. Maranga Mai past participant.

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STEVIE GREEKS

TEHERENUI KOTEKA

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EXPLORE

Fire In The Water, Fire In The Sky

Henare by Karena Letham

Henare

Maranga Mai

Breaking Ground