Get on the Waka is a fresh, energetic collection of fiction writing by Maori since 2000, selected and with an introduction by Witi Ihimaera. It showcases 17 stories and extracts from established writers, most of whom have won awards and recognition in New Zealand and overseas. All the stories in this collection have already been published elsewhere; here Ihimaera has pulled them together into one very vibrant volume. The authors are: Lisa Cherrington, Lindsay Charman Love, Alan Duff, Cathie Dunsford, James George, Briar Grace-Smith, Pat Grace, Phil Kawana, Kingi McKinnon, Kelly Ana Morey, Paula Morris, Renee, Alice Tawhai, Ngahuia Te Awekotuku and of course, Witi Ihimaera. First published July 2007.