Karen Parata

Ngāti Toa, Ngāti Raukawa, Te Āti Awa

Karen Parata was educated at Wellington Girls’ College. She has lived in England for the last seventeen years. Her married name is Karen Groves.

Biographical sources

  • Phone conversation with Jill Parata, 9 July 1998.


  • "Gone." Tu Tangata 3 (1981): 33.
  • The speaker mourns the loss of one who did not receive accolades in their lifetime.