Te Pahipoto (Ngāti Awa), Lalomanu (Samoa)
Morgan Godfery is a writer and trade unionist. He is the editor of The Interregnum, published by Bridget Williams Books in 2016, was an election year columnist for The Spinoff, and was a non-fiction judge for 2017’s Ockham New Zealand Books Awards and the Ngā Kupu Ora Awards: Celebrating Māori Books and Journalism. Morgan also regularly appears on radio and television as a political commentator, has authored numerous academic chapters and peer-reviewed journal articles, and sits on the board of the Legal Issues Centre at the University of Otago Law School and is an associate at The Workshop, a public policy thinktank. Morgan is also a former staffer for the late Parekura Horomia, the Minister of Māori Affairs in the 5th Labour government. Morgan graduated in law at Victoria University in 2015.