Meihana Durie

Ngāti Raukawa, Ngāi Tahu, Rangitāne, Rongowhakaata, Ngāti Kauwhata

Dr Meihana Durie is a specialist in Māori well-being and has been involved in writing and directing. In 2007 his work How It All Happens In The End was a finalist in the Pikihuia Awards.In 2010 Meihana and his brother Pere Durie's film Warbrick, a 12-minute drama based on the legacy of rugby player Joe Warbrick, won second prize at the Montreal First People's Film Festival in Canada. Durie was was awarded a HRC Hohua Tutengaehe Research Fellowshipin Māori Health in 2015, worth more than $420,000 for his project titled ‘Te Papa o Te Ora’’.

Biographical sources

  • 18 November 2016
  • 18 November 2016


  • "How it all happens in the end." Huia short stories 7. Wellington, N.Z.: Huia, 2007.
  • Poetry

  • "Tū Toa, Tū Tēnehi!." Toi te kupu, n.82 (Pae 2007): 8.