Witi Ihimaera

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Professor Witi Tame Ihimaera-Smiler DCNZM QSM (born February 7, 1944), usually known as Witi Ihimaera, is a New Zealand author, often regarded as the most prominent Māori writer alive today.


  • Alas, being a New Zealander is such an exquisite dilemma.
    • Fulbright New Zealand Keynote speech, November 2005[1]
  • We bow only to the highest mountain.

See alsoEdit


  1. "Witi Ihimaera's New Zealand Dreams". Fulbright New Zealand (2 November 2005). Retrieved on 2006-11-23. Includes full speech transcription.

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