Stephanie Gibson, Matariki Williams and Puawai Cairns are the editors of Protest Tautohetohe: Objects of Resistance, Persistence and Defiance (Te Papa Press, 2019).
Stephanie Gibson is Curator Contemporary Life & Culture at the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa. She is researching the material and visual culture of protest, conflict and reform, as well as everyday life in Aotearoa New Zealand. Her continuing museological research focuses on museums and community participation.
Matariki WIlliams (Tūhoe, Te Atiawa, Ngāti Whakaue, Ngāti Hauiti) is Curator Mātauranga Māori at the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa. She has a broad interest in the intersections within te ao Māori and how this contributes to a diverse contemporary Māori society. More writing by Matariki.
Puawai Cairns (Ngāti Pūkenga, Ngāti Ranginui, Ngāiterangi) is the Head of Matauranga Māori at Te Papa. She specialises in contemporary social history research and collecting to reflect the stories of Māori communities.