Bradford Haami is the Mātauranga Māori (Māori knowledge) curator for the new Te Taiao | Nature exhibition at Te Papa. He has a great knowledge of Māori culture and storytelling with a long career in the Māori media world of TV, film and writing.
He wrote and published the hugely popular book True Red; The Life of an ex-Mongrel Mob Gang Leader in 2004 and was the first Māori writer to receive the Michael King Writers in Residence award in 2010.
He later wrote Ka Mau Te Wehi Taking Haka To The World winning the Ngā Kupu Ora Best Māori Biography of the Year Award for 2013.
His most recent work is Urban Māori: The Second Great Migration published by Oratia Media in 2018.
Bradford Haami is speaking at MuseumNext Sydney in April 2019.