Karlo Mila is a renowned poet. She is also the programme director, founder and creator of the Mana Moana leadership programme.
Rebecca Davis is a change agent, and Stevie Davis – Tana is a powerful spoken word poet and youth worker. The mother-daughter duo are creating impactful change right across Aotearoa.
The full time artist is a bark cloth maker and currently living in Turanga (Gisborne). Her Aute pieces are adorned with celestial patterns, combining ancestral knowledge of Kapa and star navigation.
In this episode Aqui shares the reality of being an indigenous Indian woman, of growing up in a militarised neighbourhood, the rules around when and how people can gather, and the truths of the tea plantations in her home area of Darjeeling.
Chelsea Winstanley (Ngāti Ranginui) is a filmmaker. She directed the documentary Tame Iti: The man behind the moko, and co-directed Waru, the heart-wrenching film about child abuse, made by 8 Māori female directors.