Mya Morrison-Middleton

Kaituhi Kaupapa Māori | Kaupapa Māori Staff Writer

Mya Morrison-Middleton (Ngāi Tahu) is an artist, writer and organiser based in Ōtepoti. She currently works at Dunedin Public Art Gallery and holds a Bachelor of Arts from Otago University. More recently she has exhibited at Paemanu: Tauraka Toi, and co-curated He Reka Te Kūmara.

This role is Public Interest Journalism funded by NZ On Air.

Everything By: Mya Morrison-Middleton


Te Rā, the only remaining Māori sail, has temporarily returned home. Mya Morrison-Middleton visits Te Rā, asking questions of its origins and future, while highlighting the work of those who are actively reviving Māori sails.


He Toka Tū Moana a Robyn Kahukiwa

Mya Morrison-Middleton reflects on the career of renowned Māori artist Robyn Kahukiwa, and her latest exhibition 'Tangata Whenua', which showed at Season Aotearoa in Auckland and Christchurch's Centre of Contemporary Art.


Mya Morrison-Middleton meets up with ringatoi Aidan Taira Geraghty and Moewai Marsh to kōrero about their current exhibition 'Ka kore, Kua kore' at Blue Oyster Art Project Space in Ōtepoti.


Living and Ripening: Turumeke Harrington

Turumeke Harrington is a refreshing force in Aotearoa and Te Waipounamu. This Kāi Tahu artist makes the type of big-picture, approachable art that plays in the background of people’s minds as they are falling asleep, dreaming big. Mya Morrison-Middleton sits down to interview Turumeke about her career so far.


The World’s First Lovers

Something new is brewing in Ōtepoti and Kāi Tahu theatre. Mya Morrison-Middleton responds to the ill-fated journey of a Māori wahine in 80's smoke-filled Ōtepoti, intersected with Tānemahuta and Hineahuone's love story.


Mya Morrison-Middleton visits Aotearoa’s largest contemporary art showcase, wrestles with the tension of art as money-making, and recaps her faves.


It's All About the Drama, Really

Mya Morrison-Middleton in conversation with Fully Explicit founder Creamy Mami, who took DJing and partying out of the boys’ club by catering to the freaks.


We Give Eternal Thanks to Bush

The Pantograph Punch team humbly acknowledges all that photosynthesising green beings do for us and our ora.

Loose Canons29.06.18

Loose Canons: Mya Morrison-Middleton

Mya Morrison-Middleton on what inspires her.


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