John-Paul Powley

John-Paul Powley is the author of Kaitiaki o te Pō, a book of essays published by Seraph Press in November 2018. He lives in Wellington with his wife and two daughters. He has taught English in Japan, and history and social studies in New Zealand. John-Paul was born in Paraparaumu in 1973.

Nov 26, 2018

'A little bit of brown sugar on the pile of white bread': an essay on Māori achievement

The Monday Extract: Wellington writer John-Paul Powley pulls together Parihaka, imperialism, capitalism, and catered lunches at education conferences in a searching essay on Māori achievement.

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