Sinead Overbye

Kaiwāwahi Kaupapa Māori | Editor Kaupapa Māori

Sinead Overbye (Te Whānau a Kai, Ngāti Porou) is our Kaiwāwāhi Kaupapa Māori - Kaupapa Māori Editor. She is a Libra sun with a Cancer Moon and Aries rising. Her background is in art history, Māori history, creative writing and educational research. Her work has been published with Starling, Sport, Turbine Kapohau, RNZ and other places.

Photo by Todd Karehana

Everything By: Sinead Overbye

Loose Canons25.04.23

Loose Canons - Sinead Overbye

Introducing our new kaiwāwahi Kaupapa Māori editor - Sinead Overbye! Check out her Loose Canons to learn the 5 things that make her tick!


And what if colonisation never happened? Sinead Overbye on the bold fresh perspectives from contemporary Indigenous artists in Whetūrangitia/Made as Stars, at The Dowse.


Sinead Overbye talks to Vicki-Anne Heikell and Paul Diamond of the Alexander Turnbull Library about their work with historical collections and the future of storing and accessing our taonga.


A Spell for Hilma

Poets respond to Hilma af Klint: The Secret Paintings.


Selling Pōneke

From luxury real estate, to fashion, to catty drama, Selling Sunset really has it all. Sinead Overbye uses the show as a bit of escapism and imagines what Selling Pōneke would be like.


Our Favourite Vessels

What do kids, an asthma inhaler, mugs, uku tangi and a keepsake box have in common?


He Takatāpui Ahau

Sinead Overbye with her gorgeous boo, filmmaker Alesha Ahdar, on making a film that the takatāpui community is proud of.


Dedicated Disruptions

On the exhibition reprogramming the way we encounter and value contemporary art. Sinead Overbye reviews The Most Dedicated: An Aotearoa Graffiti Story.


Sinead Overbye tunes in from the comfort of her kāinga to write about the gems she found in this year's Doc Edge Festival.


What’s Hot? Our Winter Picks

July & August highlights across visual arts, books and fashion, from the Pantograph Punch whānau of writers and editors.


Interlacing Whakapapa

Sinead Overbye weaves her whānau stories and poetry together in response to video work He Waiata Aroha.


My Home is in My Heart

In Among All These Tundras at Pātaka, the voices of Indigenous artists form a chorus that sings of their experiences of identity, language and home.


Finding Each Other in the Dark

Every Māori person has, to some extent, a story of loss through colonisation. Te Mauri o Pōhutu speaks to that, gently.


Next Gen of Taniwha

At the NATIVE Minds sessions at the Māoriland Film Festival a call went out: It’s time for rangatahi to bring themselves to the table.


Hooked Up to Monadic Device

Sinead Overbye gives herself over to technology, for the sake of art.


We write best when we know ourselves. Sinead Overbye on writing as a queer Māori woman and the whakapapa of innovation in Toi Māori.


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