Therese Mangos (Cook Islands) has a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Auckland. Therese spent almost 20 years working as a freelance film technician and used to be a member of the Pacific Arts Committee at Creative NZ.
More recently Therese co-managed an environmental organisation focused on sustainability. She is currently the operations manager of a green start-up company promoting waste minimisation.
Therese's book Patterns of the Past: Tattoo Revival in the Cook Islands is currently out of print.