He has an Honours Degree in Fine Arts (First Class) in Painting from Chelsea College of the Arts and Wimbleton School of Art. He is a lecturer at the Elam School of Fine Arts, University of Auckland.
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- "Te Moana Nui a Kiwa, Shared Histories, Memories and Cultural Experiences." DANZ Quarterly 3 (2006): 10-11.
- "Introducting Moana Nepia – Fine Artist, Choreographer, Dancer." DANZnet Magazine June 2003. http://www.danz.org.nz/Magazines/DanznetArchive/Jun03/moananepia.php
- "A Marriage of Convenience?" Rev. of The Wedding – Perfomerd by the Royal NZ Ballet, 2006, based on a story by Witi Ihimaera. Interstices 7 (2006): 124-127.