On the day of the 40th Anniversary of the First Moonwalk
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Hinemoana Baker (Ngāti Raukawa, Ngāti Toa Rangatira, Te Āti Awa, Kāi Tahu, Ngāti Kiritea — England, Bavaria) is a writer, musician, producer and teacher of creative writing. Hinemoana‘s first poetry collection, mātuhi | needle (2004), was co-published in New Zealand by Victoria University Press and in the US by Perceval Press. 2010will see the release of her second collection kōiwi kōiwi. The two poems published here are part of a series called The Adventures of Kore-rawa on the Moon, written while she was based in Brisbane as 2009 Arts Queensland Poet in Residence. Find out more at www.hinemoana.co.nz. Hinemoana would like to acknowledge Arts Queensland, Queensland Writers Centre, Judith Wright Centre of Contemporary Artsand Queensland Poetry Festival.