Reverend Mua Strickson-Pua (Ngāti Hāmoa, Cantonese, Saina, Irish and French gafa) is a published poet, writer, lavalava artist, curator, storyteller, comedian and Pasifika street historian. He is married to arts practitioner, Linda Strickson-Pua (Ngāti Pākehā, English, Viking). They are New Zealand-born, children of first-generation migrants.
“Atua blessed our shared Pasifika urban arts praxis of community development. We are tautua serving Pasifika, Māori, Palagi, Tauiwi family of humanity. Our āiga, children and grandchildren have lived the art of āiga and āiga tupulaga intergenerational poementary, telling our family story and now our shared nation's history. Linda, happy 40th wedding anniversary.”