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.