Tim Tipene

Tim Tipene, Ngāpuhi, is a children’s writer and founder of Warrior Kids, a community organisation working with at-risk children.

After teaching self defence for women and facilitating anger management and Living Without Violence programmes for men, Tipene turned his attention to working with children.

He is the author of several books for children and adolescent novels, and his Haere — Farewell Jack, Farewell, illustrated by Huhana Smith, won the Honour Award in the Picture Book category of the 2006 New Zealand Post Book Awards.

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