Ariki Erby

  • Actor
  • Speaker
  • Age Range: 32 - 42
  • Height: 5' 9"/177cm
  • Location: Auckland
  • Ethnicity: European - British, Middle Eastern, Mixed Race

Ariki is an experienced public speaker with a background in Conflict Resolution,
Law, Brain Neurology and Mental Health. His delivery style is informative, with a fun comedic edge.

Ariki’s most popular key note speech is that of “The Brain Under Pressure” which looks at the Brain neurology under times of pressure and stress. Over the years this talk has been given to athletes, armed forces, public speakers, firefighters and many more.

All
Feature Film
Television
Short Film
Stage
Commercial
Training
Skills
Characteristics

Feature Film

Year
Production (Role)
Production Company / Director
Year
2013
Production (Role) The Province (Stephen Porter)
Production Company / Director Take Initiative Productions / Dir: Dan Johnstone
Year
2004
Production (Role) Gold Diggaz (Tevita)
Production Company / Director The Green Room / Dir: Danny Maran

Television

Year
Production (Role)
Production Company / Director
Year
2016
Production (Role) Shortland Street (Joe Abbott)
Production Company / Director South Pacific pictures
Year
2012
Production (Role) Emmerdale (Hotel Guest)
Production Company / Director ITV / Dir: Tim Dowd
Year
2008
Production (Role) Survivors (Military officer)
Production Company / Director BBC / Dir: Andrew Gunn
Year
2007
Production (Role) EMMERDALE (DC Brown)
Production Company / Director ITV / Dir: Various
Year
2007
Production (Role) Wire in the Blood (Robbie)
Production Company / Director ITV / Dir: Peter Hoar
Year
2004
Production (Role) Here Come The Chiefs (Adi Jones)
Production Company / Director Hi5 Media

Short Film

Year
Production (Role)
Production Company / Director
Year
2018
Production (Role) Reunion (Avi)
Production Company / Director Dir: Rafer Rautjoki
Year
2015
Production (Role) Paranoid (Bryce)
Production Company / Director Dir: Eric Farmer
Year
2015
Production (Role) Shadows of innocence (Christopher)
Production Company / Director New Zealand Film Academy / Dir: Johnathan Zsofi Guy
Year
2014
Production (Role) She'll Be Right (Frank)
Production Company / Director University of Auckland / Dir: Lynnette Harris
Year
2014
Production (Role) Strangers (Husband)
Production Company / Director University of Auckland / Dir: Kevin Choy
Year
2014
Production (Role) The Robbery (Tim)
Production Company / Director University of Auckland / Dir: Xin Lin
Year
2013
Production (Role) Closure (Mark)
Production Company / Director Inyourowntime Collective / Dir: Deryn Carr

Stage

Year
Production (Role)
Production Company / Director
Year
2004
Production (Role) MURDER AT THE AWARDS (Misty)
Production Company / Director Old Courthouse
Year
2001
Production (Role) Old Dogs, New Tricks (Jermaine)
Production Company / Director Castle Theatre
Year
1989
Production (Role) Shane (Bob Starret)
Production Company / Director Keighley Playhouse

Commercial

Year
Production (Role)
Production Company / Director
Year
2020
Production (Role) Subaru (Lead Male)
Production Company / Director Flying Fish
Year
2020
Production (Role) Opdivo (Father)
Production Company / Director The Sweet Shop
Year
Production (Role)
Production Company / Director
Year
2013
Production (Role) The Province (Stephen Porter)
Production Company / Director Take Initiative Productions / Dir: Dan Johnstone
Year
2004
Production (Role) Gold Diggaz (Tevita)
Production Company / Director The Green Room / Dir: Danny Maran
Year
Production (Role)
Production Company / Director
Year
2016
Production (Role) Shortland Street (Joe Abbott)
Production Company / Director South Pacific pictures
Year
2012
Production (Role) Emmerdale (Hotel Guest)
Production Company / Director ITV / Dir: Tim Dowd
Year
2008
Production (Role) Survivors (Military officer)
Production Company / Director BBC / Dir: Andrew Gunn
Year
2007
Production (Role) EMMERDALE (DC Brown)
Production Company / Director ITV / Dir: Various
Year
2007
Production (Role) Wire in the Blood (Robbie)
Production Company / Director ITV / Dir: Peter Hoar
Year
2004
Production (Role) Here Come The Chiefs (Adi Jones)
Production Company / Director Hi5 Media
Year
Production (Role)
Production Company / Director
Year
2018
Production (Role) Reunion (Avi)
Production Company / Director Dir: Rafer Rautjoki
Year
2015
Production (Role) Paranoid (Bryce)
Production Company / Director Dir: Eric Farmer
Year
2015
Production (Role) Shadows of innocence (Christopher)
Production Company / Director New Zealand Film Academy / Dir: Johnathan Zsofi Guy
Year
2014
Production (Role) She'll Be Right (Frank)
Production Company / Director University of Auckland / Dir: Lynnette Harris
Year
2014
Production (Role) Strangers (Husband)
Production Company / Director University of Auckland / Dir: Kevin Choy
Year
2014
Production (Role) The Robbery (Tim)
Production Company / Director University of Auckland / Dir: Xin Lin
Year
2013
Production (Role) Closure (Mark)
Production Company / Director Inyourowntime Collective / Dir: Deryn Carr
Year
Production (Role)
Production Company / Director
Year
2004
Production (Role) MURDER AT THE AWARDS (Misty)
Production Company / Director Old Courthouse
Year
2001
Production (Role) Old Dogs, New Tricks (Jermaine)
Production Company / Director Castle Theatre
Year
1989
Production (Role) Shane (Bob Starret)
Production Company / Director Keighley Playhouse
Year
Production (Role)
Production Company / Director
Year
2020
Production (Role) Subaru (Lead Male)
Production Company / Director Flying Fish
Year
2020
Production (Role) Opdivo (Father)
Production Company / Director The Sweet Shop
Training:

Adler Technique - Stella Adler Academy of Acting - Los Angeles Advanced Acting - David Johnson School of Drama - England Actors Lab - Peter Feeney Advanced American Accent - Terri D'Ath Method Acting - Vernon Acting Methods - England

Accents & Dialects:
(* = native)

American-Southern States, American-Standard, Australian, Cockney, English-Standard, French, Heightened RP, Irish-Northern, Irish-Southern, Lancashire, Middle Eastern, Pakistani, RP, Russian, Scottish-Standard, South African, Yorkshire*

Languages:
(* = native/fluent)

English*

Performance:

Public Speaking, Role Play

Sports:
(* = highly skilled)

Athletics*, Horse-riding, Judo*, Martial Arts*, Martial Arts Instructor, Professional MMA Fighter, Rugby*, Stage Combat

Other Skills:

Dialect Coach, Improvisation, Lawyer (qualified), Military Training/Experience, Photographic Model, Stunt Experience, Teacher (qualified)

Height:
5' 9"/177cm
Eye Colour:
Green
Hair Colour:
Dark Brown
Hair Length:
Short
All
Feature Film
Television
Short Film
Stage
Commercial
Training
Skills
Characteristics

Feature Film

Year
Production (Role)
Production Company / Director
Year
2013
Production (Role) The Province (Stephen Porter)
Production Company / Director Take Initiative Productions / Dir: Dan Johnstone
Year
2004
Production (Role) Gold Diggaz (Tevita)
Production Company / Director The Green Room / Dir: Danny Maran

Television

Year
Production (Role)
Production Company / Director
Year
2016
Production (Role) Shortland Street (Joe Abbott)
Production Company / Director South Pacific pictures
Year
2012
Production (Role) Emmerdale (Hotel Guest)
Production Company / Director ITV / Dir: Tim Dowd
Year
2008
Production (Role) Survivors (Military officer)
Production Company / Director BBC / Dir: Andrew Gunn
Year
2007
Production (Role) EMMERDALE (DC Brown)
Production Company / Director ITV / Dir: Various
Year
2007
Production (Role) Wire in the Blood (Robbie)
Production Company / Director ITV / Dir: Peter Hoar
Year
2004
Production (Role) Here Come The Chiefs (Adi Jones)
Production Company / Director Hi5 Media

Short Film

Year
Production (Role)
Production Company / Director
Year
2018
Production (Role) Reunion (Avi)
Production Company / Director Dir: Rafer Rautjoki
Year
2015
Production (Role) Paranoid (Bryce)
Production Company / Director Dir: Eric Farmer
Year
2015
Production (Role) Shadows of innocence (Christopher)
Production Company / Director New Zealand Film Academy / Dir: Johnathan Zsofi Guy
Year
2014
Production (Role) She'll Be Right (Frank)
Production Company / Director University of Auckland / Dir: Lynnette Harris
Year
2014
Production (Role) Strangers (Husband)
Production Company / Director University of Auckland / Dir: Kevin Choy
Year
2014
Production (Role) The Robbery (Tim)
Production Company / Director University of Auckland / Dir: Xin Lin
Year
2013
Production (Role) Closure (Mark)
Production Company / Director Inyourowntime Collective / Dir: Deryn Carr

Stage

Year
Production (Role)
Production Company / Director
Year
2004
Production (Role) MURDER AT THE AWARDS (Misty)
Production Company / Director Old Courthouse
Year
2001
Production (Role) Old Dogs, New Tricks (Jermaine)
Production Company / Director Castle Theatre
Year
1989
Production (Role) Shane (Bob Starret)
Production Company / Director Keighley Playhouse

Commercial

Year
Production (Role)
Production Company / Director
Year
2020
Production (Role) Subaru (Lead Male)
Production Company / Director Flying Fish
Year
2020
Production (Role) Opdivo (Father)
Production Company / Director The Sweet Shop
Year
Production (Role)
Production Company / Director
Year
2013
Production (Role) The Province (Stephen Porter)
Production Company / Director Take Initiative Productions / Dir: Dan Johnstone
Year
2004
Production (Role) Gold Diggaz (Tevita)
Production Company / Director The Green Room / Dir: Danny Maran
Year
Production (Role)
Production Company / Director
Year
2016
Production (Role) Shortland Street (Joe Abbott)
Production Company / Director South Pacific pictures
Year
2012
Production (Role) Emmerdale (Hotel Guest)
Production Company / Director ITV / Dir: Tim Dowd
Year
2008
Production (Role) Survivors (Military officer)
Production Company / Director BBC / Dir: Andrew Gunn
Year
2007
Production (Role) EMMERDALE (DC Brown)
Production Company / Director ITV / Dir: Various
Year
2007
Production (Role) Wire in the Blood (Robbie)
Production Company / Director ITV / Dir: Peter Hoar
Year
2004
Production (Role) Here Come The Chiefs (Adi Jones)
Production Company / Director Hi5 Media
Year
Production (Role)
Production Company / Director
Year
2018
Production (Role) Reunion (Avi)
Production Company / Director Dir: Rafer Rautjoki
Year
2015
Production (Role) Paranoid (Bryce)
Production Company / Director Dir: Eric Farmer
Year
2015
Production (Role) Shadows of innocence (Christopher)
Production Company / Director New Zealand Film Academy / Dir: Johnathan Zsofi Guy
Year
2014
Production (Role) She'll Be Right (Frank)
Production Company / Director University of Auckland / Dir: Lynnette Harris
Year
2014
Production (Role) Strangers (Husband)
Production Company / Director University of Auckland / Dir: Kevin Choy
Year
2014
Production (Role) The Robbery (Tim)
Production Company / Director University of Auckland / Dir: Xin Lin
Year
2013
Production (Role) Closure (Mark)
Production Company / Director Inyourowntime Collective / Dir: Deryn Carr
Year
Production (Role)
Production Company / Director
Year
2004
Production (Role) MURDER AT THE AWARDS (Misty)
Production Company / Director Old Courthouse
Year
2001
Production (Role) Old Dogs, New Tricks (Jermaine)
Production Company / Director Castle Theatre
Year
1989
Production (Role) Shane (Bob Starret)
Production Company / Director Keighley Playhouse
Year
Production (Role)
Production Company / Director
Year
2020
Production (Role) Subaru (Lead Male)
Production Company / Director Flying Fish
Year
2020
Production (Role) Opdivo (Father)
Production Company / Director The Sweet Shop
Training:

Adler Technique - Stella Adler Academy of Acting - Los Angeles Advanced Acting - David Johnson School of Drama - England Actors Lab - Peter Feeney Advanced American Accent - Terri D'Ath Method Acting - Vernon Acting Methods - England

Accents & Dialects:
(* = native)

American-Southern States, American-Standard, Australian, Cockney, English-Standard, French, Heightened RP, Irish-Northern, Irish-Southern, Lancashire, Middle Eastern, Pakistani, RP, Russian, Scottish-Standard, South African, Yorkshire*

Languages:
(* = native/fluent)

English*

Performance:

Public Speaking, Role Play

Sports:
(* = highly skilled)

Athletics*, Horse-riding, Judo*, Martial Arts*, Martial Arts Instructor, Professional MMA Fighter, Rugby*, Stage Combat

Other Skills:

Dialect Coach, Improvisation, Lawyer (qualified), Military Training/Experience, Photographic Model, Stunt Experience, Teacher (qualified)

Height:
5' 9"/177cm
Eye Colour:
Green
Hair Colour:
Dark Brown
Hair Length:
Short