Nina Tonga is an art historian and Curator Contemporary Art at the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa. She is from the villages of Vaini and Kolofoou in the Kingdom of Tonga and was born and raised in New Zealand. Nina specialises in contemporary Pacific art and is a doctoral candidate in Art History at the University of Auckland. Nina has been involved in a number of writing and curatorial projects in New Zealand and the wider Pacific. Her exhibitions include Home AKL (2012) at Auckland Art Gallery Toi o T?maki, Tonga i Onopooni (2014) at Pataka Art + Museum, T?vaevae: Out of the Glory Box (2015) and Pacific Sisters: Fashion Activists (2018-2019) at the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa. She is currently Curator of the Honolulu Biennial 2019, To Make Wrong/ Right/ Now.