D.F. Mamea

David Fa’auliuli Mamea has written for film, television and radio. He is a paid up member of the New Zealand Writers Guild, and is a trustee of Banana Boat - ‘a bunch of Pasifika and Maori creatives’. His play Still Life with Chickens won the 2017 Adam NZ Play Award and also Best Play by a Pasifika Playwright. In 2013, his first play, Goodbye My Feleni, won the New Zealand Writers Guild SWANZ Award for Best Play and the Adam Award for Best Play by a Pasifika Playwright, and has enjoyed productions in New Zealand and overseas. His second play, Kingswood, won the 2015 Adam Award for Best Play by a Pasifika Playwright. Sometimes when he’s supposed to be writing, he’s blogging about writing at dfmamea.com.