Shilo Kino


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Asia Media Centre Editorial Advisory Group member

Shilo Kino (Ngā Puhi, Tainui) is the author of The Pōrangi Boy, her debut novel released last year.

She is a journalist, formerly at TVNZ Marae and writes a column for Newsroom. She’s had her work published in the NZ Herald, The Spinoff, The Pantograph Punch, The Guardian.

She has taken a year off to undertake a full immersion Te reo Māori course and hosts the podcast Back to Kura with Astley Nathan, documenting their reo journey. Shilo speaks Mandarin and is a member of the Asia New Zealand Foundation's Leadership Network for young leaders.