Maui Street: 2018
‘Everyone lives a messy, unusual life. There is no normal. The sooner our politics understands this, the better off we will all be.’
Morgan Godfery is one of New Zealand’s most energising young thinkers. In just a few years he has become a leading voice in the country’s social and political life. Starting out under his own banner, `Maui Street’, his writing now appears across national and international publications. This curated selection brings together the best of Godfery’s writing. Read together, the collection charts the emergence of a significant New Zealand voice.
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Morgan Godfery (Te Pahipoto (Ngati Awa), Lalomanu (Samoa)) is a writer and trade unionist. He is the editor of The Interregnum, published by Bridget Williams Books in 2016, was an election year columnist for The Spinoff, and was a non-fiction judge for 2017's Ockham New Zealand Books Awards and the Nga Kupu Ora Awards: Celebrating Maori Books and Journalism. Morgan also regularly appears on radio and television as a political commentator, has authored numerous academic chapters and peer-reviewed journal articles, and sits on the board of the Legal Issues Centre at the University of Otago Law School and is an associate at The Workshop, a public policy thinktank. Morgan is also a former staffer for the late Parekura Horomia, the Minister of Maori Affairs in the 5th Labour government. Morgan graduated in law at Victoria University in 2015.
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