Eruera Te Whiti Nia
b. 1949d. 2016
Also known as:
- Ted Nia
Eruera (Ted) Te Whiti Nia was an artist and filmmaker. He carried the name of his grandfather, Lieutenant Colonel Eruera Te Whiti Love – the first Māori to command the 28th Māori Battalion.
He was raised in both New Zealand and Rarotonga, and went to Ilam School of Fine Art at Canterbury University in the early 1970s. He specialised in photography and filmmaking as well as carving.
In 2009 Nia completed a Masters of Art and Design at AUT University, Auckland.
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