Renee Liang

Renee Liang is a poet, playwright, paediatrician, arts journalist and medical researcher. She has collaborated on visual artworks, film, opera, music and musicals, produced and directed theatre works, worked as a dramaturge, taught creative writing and organised community-based arts initiatives such as New Kiwi Women Write, a writing workshop series for migrant women, and The Kitchen, a programme nurturing stories in local kitchens. She has written, produced and toured seven plays. In 2018 she was appointed a Member of the New Zealand Order of Merit for services to the arts, and won Next Woman of the Year for Arts and Culture.

Oct 6, 2021

How Inked made its mark on local television history

Aotearoa’s first Chinese bilingual drama series had a scripting and shooting experience like no other.

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Jan 29, 2020

What real mums have to say about your texting-while-breastfeeding guilt trip

A parenting expert has warned mothers against 'brexting' or texting while breastfeeding. Renee Liang, a paediatrician and a mother, responds.

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May 10, 2019

The Friday Poem: Contents of a mummy Tardis handbag by Renee Liang

New verse from poet and playwright Renee Liang.

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