Challen Wilson

Ngāi Tahu, Ngāti Kahungunu, Ngāti Kōata, Ngāti Kuia, Ngāti Raukawa, Ngāti Tamaterā

"Challen Wilson completed her Bachelor of Arts(Hons) in film at Victoria University in 2010. Chellen's passion is story-telling, and her aspirations for the future include creating a spetrum of performance stories. Challen is focused on producing works that reflect indigenous perspectives. In 2009, she was awarded a Ngā Karahipi a Te Waka Toi/Te Waka Toi scholarship, distributed to tertiary-level students of Māori art forms who show promise and commitment to the art form and to Māori development through the arts."

Biographical sources

  • Huia Short Stories 9. Wellington, N.Z.: Huia publishers, 2011.


  • "Keys." Huia Short Stories 9. Wellington, N.Z.: Huia Publishers, 2011.
  • Poetry

  • "Lover I." Eat your words : Wellington cafe poems. Wellington, N.Z.: Whitireia New Zealand, 2012.