Gloria Abraham

Ngā Puhi, Te Aupouri

1963 -

Gloria Abraham was born in Auckland and educated at Point England Primary School, Glen Innes Intermediate and Glendowie College. She continued her studies as an adult student, had children and in 1994 studied at the University of Auckland College of Education and graduated with a Diploma of Teaching. She has been a teacher at Tamaki Intermediate School.

Biographical sources

  • Phone conversation with Gloria Abraham, 3 August 1998.


  • “Reflections of a Black Woman in a White Man’s World.” Race Gender Class 1 (1985): 3-4.
  • An account of Gloria’s experiences at school and in the workforce, and her growing realisation of the influence of gender and racial politics in these institutions.


  • Erai, Michelle, Fuli, Everdina, Irwin, Kathie and Wilcox, Lenaire. Māori Women: An Annotated Bibliography. [Wellington, N.Z.]: Michelle Erai, Everdina Fuli, Kathie Irwin and Lenaire Wilcox, 1991. 1.