Rawiri Paratene

  • Actor
  • Voice
  • Speaker
  • Height: 5' 11"/180cm
  • Location: Auckland
  • Ethnicity: Maori

Rawiri Paratene is one of this country’s most iconic actors. His cultured and distinctive voice, echoes throughout Aotearoa’s stage and screen history. Rawiri has incredible range when he performs. Able to go from soft and comforting to commanding and powerful. Rawiri is one of those ‘one in a lifetime’ performers that captivates and entertains audiences to no end. Fluent in Te Reo Maori.

Voice Reel
Voice Reel
Narration Reel
All
Feature Film
Short Film
Television
Television Movie
Theatre
Skills
Characteristics

Feature Film

Year
Production (Role)
Production Company / Director
Year
2010
Production (Role) The Insatiable Moon (Arthur)
Production Company / Director The Insatiable Moon / Dir: Rosemary Riddell
Year
2008
Production (Role) Bride Flight (Old Mosie)
Production Company / Director IDTV Film / Dir: Ben Sombogaart
Year
2008
Production (Role) Jinx Sister (Tama)
Production Company / Director Ample Films / Dir: Athina Tsoulis
Year
2005
Production (Role) Man-Thing (Pete Horn)
Production Company / Director Lions Gate Films / Dir: Brett Leonard
Year
2004
Production (Role) Fracture (Judge Broughton)
Production Company / Director Kahukura Productions / Dir: Larry Parr
Year
2003
Production (Role) The Legend of Johnny Lingo (Malio Chief)
Production Company / Director Turtles Crossing / Dir: Steven Ramirez
Year
2002
Production (Role) Whale Rider (Koro)
Production Company / Director South Pacific Pictures / Dir: Niki Caro
Year
1999
Production (Role) The Day Morris Left (Morris)
Production Company / Director James Wallace Productions
Year
1999
Production (Role) What Becomes of the Broken Hearted? (Mulla Rota)
Production Company / Director South Pacific Pictures | New Zealand Film Commissi / Dir: Lee Tamahori
Year
1994
Production (Role) Once Were Warriors (Narrator)
Production Company / Director New Zealand Film Commission | Communicado Prod / Dir: Lee Tamahori
Year
1994
Production (Role) Rapa Nui (Priest)
Production Company / Director Majestic Films International / Dir: Kevin Reynolds
Year
1987
Production (Role) Footrot Flats: The Dog's Tale (Rangi (voice))
Production Company / Director Magpie Productions / Dir: Murray Ball
Year
1986
Production (Role) Arriving Tuesday (Riki)
Production Company / Director Cinepro / Dir: Richard Riddiford

Short Film

Year
Production (Role)
Production Company / Director
Year
2020
Production (Role) Stranded Pearl (William)
Production Company / Director Mahayana Films / Dir: Ken Khan
Year
2013
Production (Role) Station (Actor)
Production Company / Director Dir: Stephen Ballantyne
Year
2008
Production (Role) The Graffiti of Mr Tupaia (Mr Tupaia)
Production Company / Director POP Films / Dir: Christopher Dudman
Year
2000
Production (Role) Accidents (Tamati)
Production Company / Director James Wallace Productions / Dir: Paul Swadel

Television

Year
Production (Role)
Production Company / Director
Year
2019 - 2020
Production (Role) Golden Boy (Bertie)
Production Company / Director MediaWorks TV
Year
2012
Production (Role) Auckland Daze (Rawiri)
Production Company / Director Brown Sugar Apple Grunt Productions / Dir: Kiel McNaughton
Year
2012
Production (Role) Jono and Ben at Ten (Guest Actor)
Production Company / Director MediaWorks
Year
2005
Production (Role) Intrepid Journeys (Nicaragua)
Production Company / Director Jam TV
Year
2004
Production (Role) Taonga (King Tawhiao)
Production Company / Director Greenstone TV / Dir: Catherine Akuhata-Jones
Year
2003
Production (Role) Hard Out (Granny Pekapeka)
Production Company / Director ScreenWorks / Dir: Chris Bailey | Peter Burger
Year
2001 - 2002
Production (Role) Shortland Street (Joe Hudson)
Production Company / Director South Pacific Pictures
Year
2002
Production (Role) Mataku (Rawiri Williams)
Production Company / Director South Pacific Pictures / Dir: Peter Burger | Michael Bennett
Year
2000
Production (Role) Xena: Warrior Princess (Tazere)
Production Company / Director Renaissance Pictures / Dir: Garth Maxwell
Year
1999
Production (Role) Duggan (Mita Motuhaka)
Production Company / Director Communicado / Dir: John Laing
Year
1991
Production (Role) Issues (Various Characters)
Production Company / Director Isambard Productions / Dir: Kathryn Burnett
Year
1977
Production (Role) Joe and Koro (Koro)
Production Company / Director
Year
2012
Production (Role) The Maori Troilus and Cressida (Pandarus)
Production Company / Director Globe Theatre / Dir: Rachel House

Television Movie

Year
Production (Role)
Production Company / Director
Year
2012
Production (Role) Emilie Richards - Spuren der Vergangenheit (Pastor James)
Production Company / Director Polyphon Film-und Fernsehgesellschaft / Dir: Christoph Schrewe
Year
2011
Production (Role) Waitangi: What Really Happened (Kaiteke)
Production Company / Director Television New Zealand (TVNZ) / Dir: Peter Burger
Year
2010
Production (Role) The Secret of the Whales (Amiri Marnoe)
Production Company / Director Bella Vita Film / Dir: Philipp Kadelbach
Year
2005
Production (Role) Attack of the Sabertooth (Sachariah)
Production Company / Director Film Brokers International / Dir: George Miller
Year
2001
Production (Role) Love Mussel (Matt Kutu)
Production Company / Director Frame up Films / Dir: Michael Hurst
Year
1990
Production (Role) The Rogue Stallion (Brian)
Production Company / Director Grundy Television / Dir: Henri Safran

Theatre

Year
Production (Role)
Production Company / Director
Year
2018
Production (Role) The Cherry Orchard (Poata Jones)
Production Company / Director Auckland Theatre Company / Dir: Colin McColl
Year
2014 - 2016
Production (Role) Globe to Globe: Hamlet (Claudius & Polonius)
Production Company / Director Globe Theatre
Year
2016
Production (Role) Purapurawhetu (Hohepa)
Production Company / Director Ruia Taitea Creative / Dir: Cathy Downes
Year
2014
Production (Role) Helen (Theoclymenes)
Production Company / Director Globe Theatre / Dir: Deborah Bruce
Year
2012
Production (Role) Hohepa (Te Tokotoko / Te Waha)
Production Company / Director Dir: Sara Brodie
Year
2009
Production (Role) Romeo and Juliet (Friar Lawrence)
Production Company / Director Globe Theatre / Dir: Dominic Dromgoole
Year
2006
Production (Role) Dr Buller's Birds (Te Keepa Rangihiwinui)
Production Company / Director Circa Theatre / Dir: Nick Blake
Year
2006
Production (Role) Tuwhare - NZ International Arts Festival (Narrator)
Production Company / Director Dir: Charlotte Yates
Year
2004
Production (Role) The Whale Rider - On Stage (Koro)
Production Company / Director Dir: Toby Gough
Year
1981
Production (Role) Foreskins Lament (Clean)
Production Company / Director Fortune Theatre
Year
1981
Production (Role) Romeo and Juliet (Romeo)
Production Company / Director Fortune Theatre
Year
1977
Production (Role) When You Comin' Back Red Ryder (Teddy)
Production Company / Director Mercury Theatre
Year
1975
Production (Role) Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat (Joseph)
Production Company / Director Mercury Theatre
Year
1975
Production (Role) Pinocchio's Travelling Circus (Pinocchio)
Production Company / Director Mercury Theatre
Year
1974
Production (Role) Cabaret (MC)
Production Company / Director Mercury Theatre
Year
1974
Production (Role) Equus (Alan Strang)
Production Company / Director Mercury Theatre
Year
1974
Production (Role) Ground Level (Koro)
Production Company / Director Mercury Theatre
Year
1974
Production (Role) Jacques Brel is Alive and Well (Actor)
Production Company / Director Mercury Theatre
Year
1974
Production (Role) King Lear (Edgar)
Production Company / Director Mercury Theatre
Year
1974
Production (Role) The Wizard of Oz (Tinman)
Production Company / Director Mercury Theatre
Year
Production (Role)
Production Company / Director
Year
2010
Production (Role) The Insatiable Moon (Arthur)
Production Company / Director The Insatiable Moon / Dir: Rosemary Riddell
Year
2008
Production (Role) Bride Flight (Old Mosie)
Production Company / Director IDTV Film / Dir: Ben Sombogaart
Year
2008
Production (Role) Jinx Sister (Tama)
Production Company / Director Ample Films / Dir: Athina Tsoulis
Year
2005
Production (Role) Man-Thing (Pete Horn)
Production Company / Director Lions Gate Films / Dir: Brett Leonard
Year
2004
Production (Role) Fracture (Judge Broughton)
Production Company / Director Kahukura Productions / Dir: Larry Parr
Year
2003
Production (Role) The Legend of Johnny Lingo (Malio Chief)
Production Company / Director Turtles Crossing / Dir: Steven Ramirez
Year
2002
Production (Role) Whale Rider (Koro)
Production Company / Director South Pacific Pictures / Dir: Niki Caro
Year
1999
Production (Role) The Day Morris Left (Morris)
Production Company / Director James Wallace Productions
Year
1999
Production (Role) What Becomes of the Broken Hearted? (Mulla Rota)
Production Company / Director South Pacific Pictures | New Zealand Film Commissi / Dir: Lee Tamahori
Year
1994
Production (Role) Once Were Warriors (Narrator)
Production Company / Director New Zealand Film Commission | Communicado Prod / Dir: Lee Tamahori
Year
1994
Production (Role) Rapa Nui (Priest)
Production Company / Director Majestic Films International / Dir: Kevin Reynolds
Year
1987
Production (Role) Footrot Flats: The Dog's Tale (Rangi (voice))
Production Company / Director Magpie Productions / Dir: Murray Ball
Year
1986
Production (Role) Arriving Tuesday (Riki)
Production Company / Director Cinepro / Dir: Richard Riddiford
Year
Production (Role)
Production Company / Director
Year
2020
Production (Role) Stranded Pearl (William)
Production Company / Director Mahayana Films / Dir: Ken Khan
Year
2013
Production (Role) Station (Actor)
Production Company / Director Dir: Stephen Ballantyne
Year
2008
Production (Role) The Graffiti of Mr Tupaia (Mr Tupaia)
Production Company / Director POP Films / Dir: Christopher Dudman
Year
2000
Production (Role) Accidents (Tamati)
Production Company / Director James Wallace Productions / Dir: Paul Swadel
Year
Production (Role)
Production Company / Director
Year
2019 - 2020
Production (Role) Golden Boy (Bertie)
Production Company / Director MediaWorks TV
Year
2012
Production (Role) Auckland Daze (Rawiri)
Production Company / Director Brown Sugar Apple Grunt Productions / Dir: Kiel McNaughton
Year
2012
Production (Role) Jono and Ben at Ten (Guest Actor)
Production Company / Director MediaWorks
Year
2005
Production (Role) Intrepid Journeys (Nicaragua)
Production Company / Director Jam TV
Year
2004
Production (Role) Taonga (King Tawhiao)
Production Company / Director Greenstone TV / Dir: Catherine Akuhata-Jones
Year
2003
Production (Role) Hard Out (Granny Pekapeka)
Production Company / Director ScreenWorks / Dir: Chris Bailey | Peter Burger
Year
2001 - 2002
Production (Role) Shortland Street (Joe Hudson)
Production Company / Director South Pacific Pictures
Year
2002
Production (Role) Mataku (Rawiri Williams)
Production Company / Director South Pacific Pictures / Dir: Peter Burger | Michael Bennett
Year
2000
Production (Role) Xena: Warrior Princess (Tazere)
Production Company / Director Renaissance Pictures / Dir: Garth Maxwell
Year
1999
Production (Role) Duggan (Mita Motuhaka)
Production Company / Director Communicado / Dir: John Laing
Year
1991
Production (Role) Issues (Various Characters)
Production Company / Director Isambard Productions / Dir: Kathryn Burnett
Year
1977
Production (Role) Joe and Koro (Koro)
Production Company / Director
Year
2012
Production (Role) The Maori Troilus and Cressida (Pandarus)
Production Company / Director Globe Theatre / Dir: Rachel House
Year
Production (Role)
Production Company / Director
Year
2012
Production (Role) Emilie Richards - Spuren der Vergangenheit (Pastor James)
Production Company / Director Polyphon Film-und Fernsehgesellschaft / Dir: Christoph Schrewe
Year
2011
Production (Role) Waitangi: What Really Happened (Kaiteke)
Production Company / Director Television New Zealand (TVNZ) / Dir: Peter Burger
Year
2010
Production (Role) The Secret of the Whales (Amiri Marnoe)
Production Company / Director Bella Vita Film / Dir: Philipp Kadelbach
Year
2005
Production (Role) Attack of the Sabertooth (Sachariah)
Production Company / Director Film Brokers International / Dir: George Miller
Year
2001
Production (Role) Love Mussel (Matt Kutu)
Production Company / Director Frame up Films / Dir: Michael Hurst
Year
1990
Production (Role) The Rogue Stallion (Brian)
Production Company / Director Grundy Television / Dir: Henri Safran
Year
Production (Role)
Production Company / Director
Year
2018
Production (Role) The Cherry Orchard (Poata Jones)
Production Company / Director Auckland Theatre Company / Dir: Colin McColl
Year
2014 - 2016
Production (Role) Globe to Globe: Hamlet (Claudius & Polonius)
Production Company / Director Globe Theatre
Year
2016
Production (Role) Purapurawhetu (Hohepa)
Production Company / Director Ruia Taitea Creative / Dir: Cathy Downes
Year
2014
Production (Role) Helen (Theoclymenes)
Production Company / Director Globe Theatre / Dir: Deborah Bruce
Year
2012
Production (Role) Hohepa (Te Tokotoko / Te Waha)
Production Company / Director Dir: Sara Brodie
Year
2009
Production (Role) Romeo and Juliet (Friar Lawrence)
Production Company / Director Globe Theatre / Dir: Dominic Dromgoole
Year
2006
Production (Role) Dr Buller's Birds (Te Keepa Rangihiwinui)
Production Company / Director Circa Theatre / Dir: Nick Blake
Year
2006
Production (Role) Tuwhare - NZ International Arts Festival (Narrator)
Production Company / Director Dir: Charlotte Yates
Year
2004
Production (Role) The Whale Rider - On Stage (Koro)
Production Company / Director Dir: Toby Gough
Year
1981
Production (Role) Foreskins Lament (Clean)
Production Company / Director Fortune Theatre
Year
1981
Production (Role) Romeo and Juliet (Romeo)
Production Company / Director Fortune Theatre
Year
1977
Production (Role) When You Comin' Back Red Ryder (Teddy)
Production Company / Director Mercury Theatre
Year
1975
Production (Role) Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat (Joseph)
Production Company / Director Mercury Theatre
Year
1975
Production (Role) Pinocchio's Travelling Circus (Pinocchio)
Production Company / Director Mercury Theatre
Year
1974
Production (Role) Cabaret (MC)
Production Company / Director Mercury Theatre
Year
1974
Production (Role) Equus (Alan Strang)
Production Company / Director Mercury Theatre
Year
1974
Production (Role) Ground Level (Koro)
Production Company / Director Mercury Theatre
Year
1974
Production (Role) Jacques Brel is Alive and Well (Actor)
Production Company / Director Mercury Theatre
Year
1974
Production (Role) King Lear (Edgar)
Production Company / Director Mercury Theatre
Year
1974
Production (Role) The Wizard of Oz (Tinman)
Production Company / Director Mercury Theatre
Accents & Dialects:
(* = native)

American-Standard, English-Standard, New Zealand*

Languages:
(* = native/fluent)

Te Reo Maori

Music & Dance:
(* = highly skilled)

Musical Theatre

Height:
5' 11"/180cm
Hair Length:
Short
Vocal Notes
Accents
Voice Character & Quality:

Assured, Gravitas, Informative, Sophisticated, Clear, Deep, Warm

Accents & Dialects:
(* = native)

American-Standard, English-Standard, New Zealand*

All
Feature Film
Short Film
Television
Television Movie
Theatre
Skills
Characteristics

Feature Film

Year
Production (Role)
Production Company / Director
Year
2010
Production (Role) The Insatiable Moon (Arthur)
Production Company / Director The Insatiable Moon / Dir: Rosemary Riddell
Year
2008
Production (Role) Bride Flight (Old Mosie)
Production Company / Director IDTV Film / Dir: Ben Sombogaart
Year
2008
Production (Role) Jinx Sister (Tama)
Production Company / Director Ample Films / Dir: Athina Tsoulis
Year
2005
Production (Role) Man-Thing (Pete Horn)
Production Company / Director Lions Gate Films / Dir: Brett Leonard
Year
2004
Production (Role) Fracture (Judge Broughton)
Production Company / Director Kahukura Productions / Dir: Larry Parr
Year
2003
Production (Role) The Legend of Johnny Lingo (Malio Chief)
Production Company / Director Turtles Crossing / Dir: Steven Ramirez
Year
2002
Production (Role) Whale Rider (Koro)
Production Company / Director South Pacific Pictures / Dir: Niki Caro
Year
1999
Production (Role) The Day Morris Left (Morris)
Production Company / Director James Wallace Productions
Year
1999
Production (Role) What Becomes of the Broken Hearted? (Mulla Rota)
Production Company / Director South Pacific Pictures | New Zealand Film Commissi / Dir: Lee Tamahori
Year
1994
Production (Role) Once Were Warriors (Narrator)
Production Company / Director New Zealand Film Commission | Communicado Prod / Dir: Lee Tamahori
Year
1994
Production (Role) Rapa Nui (Priest)
Production Company / Director Majestic Films International / Dir: Kevin Reynolds
Year
1987
Production (Role) Footrot Flats: The Dog's Tale (Rangi (voice))
Production Company / Director Magpie Productions / Dir: Murray Ball
Year
1986
Production (Role) Arriving Tuesday (Riki)
Production Company / Director Cinepro / Dir: Richard Riddiford

Short Film

Year
Production (Role)
Production Company / Director
Year
2020
Production (Role) Stranded Pearl (William)
Production Company / Director Mahayana Films / Dir: Ken Khan
Year
2013
Production (Role) Station (Actor)
Production Company / Director Dir: Stephen Ballantyne
Year
2008
Production (Role) The Graffiti of Mr Tupaia (Mr Tupaia)
Production Company / Director POP Films / Dir: Christopher Dudman
Year
2000
Production (Role) Accidents (Tamati)
Production Company / Director James Wallace Productions / Dir: Paul Swadel

Television

Year
Production (Role)
Production Company / Director
Year
2019 - 2020
Production (Role) Golden Boy (Bertie)
Production Company / Director MediaWorks TV
Year
2012
Production (Role) Auckland Daze (Rawiri)
Production Company / Director Brown Sugar Apple Grunt Productions / Dir: Kiel McNaughton
Year
2012
Production (Role) Jono and Ben at Ten (Guest Actor)
Production Company / Director MediaWorks
Year
2005
Production (Role) Intrepid Journeys (Nicaragua)
Production Company / Director Jam TV
Year
2004
Production (Role) Taonga (King Tawhiao)
Production Company / Director Greenstone TV / Dir: Catherine Akuhata-Jones
Year
2003
Production (Role) Hard Out (Granny Pekapeka)
Production Company / Director ScreenWorks / Dir: Chris Bailey | Peter Burger
Year
2001 - 2002
Production (Role) Shortland Street (Joe Hudson)
Production Company / Director South Pacific Pictures
Year
2002
Production (Role) Mataku (Rawiri Williams)
Production Company / Director South Pacific Pictures / Dir: Peter Burger | Michael Bennett
Year
2000
Production (Role) Xena: Warrior Princess (Tazere)
Production Company / Director Renaissance Pictures / Dir: Garth Maxwell
Year
1999
Production (Role) Duggan (Mita Motuhaka)
Production Company / Director Communicado / Dir: John Laing
Year
1991
Production (Role) Issues (Various Characters)
Production Company / Director Isambard Productions / Dir: Kathryn Burnett
Year
1977
Production (Role) Joe and Koro (Koro)
Production Company / Director
Year
2012
Production (Role) The Maori Troilus and Cressida (Pandarus)
Production Company / Director Globe Theatre / Dir: Rachel House

Television Movie

Year
Production (Role)
Production Company / Director
Year
2012
Production (Role) Emilie Richards - Spuren der Vergangenheit (Pastor James)
Production Company / Director Polyphon Film-und Fernsehgesellschaft / Dir: Christoph Schrewe
Year
2011
Production (Role) Waitangi: What Really Happened (Kaiteke)
Production Company / Director Television New Zealand (TVNZ) / Dir: Peter Burger
Year
2010
Production (Role) The Secret of the Whales (Amiri Marnoe)
Production Company / Director Bella Vita Film / Dir: Philipp Kadelbach
Year
2005
Production (Role) Attack of the Sabertooth (Sachariah)
Production Company / Director Film Brokers International / Dir: George Miller
Year
2001
Production (Role) Love Mussel (Matt Kutu)
Production Company / Director Frame up Films / Dir: Michael Hurst
Year
1990
Production (Role) The Rogue Stallion (Brian)
Production Company / Director Grundy Television / Dir: Henri Safran

Theatre

Year
Production (Role)
Production Company / Director
Year
2018
Production (Role) The Cherry Orchard (Poata Jones)
Production Company / Director Auckland Theatre Company / Dir: Colin McColl
Year
2014 - 2016
Production (Role) Globe to Globe: Hamlet (Claudius & Polonius)
Production Company / Director Globe Theatre
Year
2016
Production (Role) Purapurawhetu (Hohepa)
Production Company / Director Ruia Taitea Creative / Dir: Cathy Downes
Year
2014
Production (Role) Helen (Theoclymenes)
Production Company / Director Globe Theatre / Dir: Deborah Bruce
Year
2012
Production (Role) Hohepa (Te Tokotoko / Te Waha)
Production Company / Director Dir: Sara Brodie
Year
2009
Production (Role) Romeo and Juliet (Friar Lawrence)
Production Company / Director Globe Theatre / Dir: Dominic Dromgoole
Year
2006
Production (Role) Dr Buller's Birds (Te Keepa Rangihiwinui)
Production Company / Director Circa Theatre / Dir: Nick Blake
Year
2006
Production (Role) Tuwhare - NZ International Arts Festival (Narrator)
Production Company / Director Dir: Charlotte Yates
Year
2004
Production (Role) The Whale Rider - On Stage (Koro)
Production Company / Director Dir: Toby Gough
Year
1981
Production (Role) Foreskins Lament (Clean)
Production Company / Director Fortune Theatre
Year
1981
Production (Role) Romeo and Juliet (Romeo)
Production Company / Director Fortune Theatre
Year
1977
Production (Role) When You Comin' Back Red Ryder (Teddy)
Production Company / Director Mercury Theatre
Year
1975
Production (Role) Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat (Joseph)
Production Company / Director Mercury Theatre
Year
1975
Production (Role) Pinocchio's Travelling Circus (Pinocchio)
Production Company / Director Mercury Theatre
Year
1974
Production (Role) Cabaret (MC)
Production Company / Director Mercury Theatre
Year
1974
Production (Role) Equus (Alan Strang)
Production Company / Director Mercury Theatre
Year
1974
Production (Role) Ground Level (Koro)
Production Company / Director Mercury Theatre
Year
1974
Production (Role) Jacques Brel is Alive and Well (Actor)
Production Company / Director Mercury Theatre
Year
1974
Production (Role) King Lear (Edgar)
Production Company / Director Mercury Theatre
Year
1974
Production (Role) The Wizard of Oz (Tinman)
Production Company / Director Mercury Theatre
Year
Production (Role)
Production Company / Director
Year
2010
Production (Role) The Insatiable Moon (Arthur)
Production Company / Director The Insatiable Moon / Dir: Rosemary Riddell
Year
2008
Production (Role) Bride Flight (Old Mosie)
Production Company / Director IDTV Film / Dir: Ben Sombogaart
Year
2008
Production (Role) Jinx Sister (Tama)
Production Company / Director Ample Films / Dir: Athina Tsoulis
Year
2005
Production (Role) Man-Thing (Pete Horn)
Production Company / Director Lions Gate Films / Dir: Brett Leonard
Year
2004
Production (Role) Fracture (Judge Broughton)
Production Company / Director Kahukura Productions / Dir: Larry Parr
Year
2003
Production (Role) The Legend of Johnny Lingo (Malio Chief)
Production Company / Director Turtles Crossing / Dir: Steven Ramirez
Year
2002
Production (Role) Whale Rider (Koro)
Production Company / Director South Pacific Pictures / Dir: Niki Caro
Year
1999
Production (Role) The Day Morris Left (Morris)
Production Company / Director James Wallace Productions
Year
1999
Production (Role) What Becomes of the Broken Hearted? (Mulla Rota)
Production Company / Director South Pacific Pictures | New Zealand Film Commissi / Dir: Lee Tamahori
Year
1994
Production (Role) Once Were Warriors (Narrator)
Production Company / Director New Zealand Film Commission | Communicado Prod / Dir: Lee Tamahori
Year
1994
Production (Role) Rapa Nui (Priest)
Production Company / Director Majestic Films International / Dir: Kevin Reynolds
Year
1987
Production (Role) Footrot Flats: The Dog's Tale (Rangi (voice))
Production Company / Director Magpie Productions / Dir: Murray Ball
Year
1986
Production (Role) Arriving Tuesday (Riki)
Production Company / Director Cinepro / Dir: Richard Riddiford
Year
Production (Role)
Production Company / Director
Year
2020
Production (Role) Stranded Pearl (William)
Production Company / Director Mahayana Films / Dir: Ken Khan
Year
2013
Production (Role) Station (Actor)
Production Company / Director Dir: Stephen Ballantyne
Year
2008
Production (Role) The Graffiti of Mr Tupaia (Mr Tupaia)
Production Company / Director POP Films / Dir: Christopher Dudman
Year
2000
Production (Role) Accidents (Tamati)
Production Company / Director James Wallace Productions / Dir: Paul Swadel
Year
Production (Role)
Production Company / Director
Year
2019 - 2020
Production (Role) Golden Boy (Bertie)
Production Company / Director MediaWorks TV
Year
2012
Production (Role) Auckland Daze (Rawiri)
Production Company / Director Brown Sugar Apple Grunt Productions / Dir: Kiel McNaughton
Year
2012
Production (Role) Jono and Ben at Ten (Guest Actor)
Production Company / Director MediaWorks
Year
2005
Production (Role) Intrepid Journeys (Nicaragua)
Production Company / Director Jam TV
Year
2004
Production (Role) Taonga (King Tawhiao)
Production Company / Director Greenstone TV / Dir: Catherine Akuhata-Jones
Year
2003
Production (Role) Hard Out (Granny Pekapeka)
Production Company / Director ScreenWorks / Dir: Chris Bailey | Peter Burger
Year
2001 - 2002
Production (Role) Shortland Street (Joe Hudson)
Production Company / Director South Pacific Pictures
Year
2002
Production (Role) Mataku (Rawiri Williams)
Production Company / Director South Pacific Pictures / Dir: Peter Burger | Michael Bennett
Year
2000
Production (Role) Xena: Warrior Princess (Tazere)
Production Company / Director Renaissance Pictures / Dir: Garth Maxwell
Year
1999
Production (Role) Duggan (Mita Motuhaka)
Production Company / Director Communicado / Dir: John Laing
Year
1991
Production (Role) Issues (Various Characters)
Production Company / Director Isambard Productions / Dir: Kathryn Burnett
Year
1977
Production (Role) Joe and Koro (Koro)
Production Company / Director
Year
2012
Production (Role) The Maori Troilus and Cressida (Pandarus)
Production Company / Director Globe Theatre / Dir: Rachel House
Year
Production (Role)
Production Company / Director
Year
2012
Production (Role) Emilie Richards - Spuren der Vergangenheit (Pastor James)
Production Company / Director Polyphon Film-und Fernsehgesellschaft / Dir: Christoph Schrewe
Year
2011
Production (Role) Waitangi: What Really Happened (Kaiteke)
Production Company / Director Television New Zealand (TVNZ) / Dir: Peter Burger
Year
2010
Production (Role) The Secret of the Whales (Amiri Marnoe)
Production Company / Director Bella Vita Film / Dir: Philipp Kadelbach
Year
2005
Production (Role) Attack of the Sabertooth (Sachariah)
Production Company / Director Film Brokers International / Dir: George Miller
Year
2001
Production (Role) Love Mussel (Matt Kutu)
Production Company / Director Frame up Films / Dir: Michael Hurst
Year
1990
Production (Role) The Rogue Stallion (Brian)
Production Company / Director Grundy Television / Dir: Henri Safran
Year
Production (Role)
Production Company / Director
Year
2018
Production (Role) The Cherry Orchard (Poata Jones)
Production Company / Director Auckland Theatre Company / Dir: Colin McColl
Year
2014 - 2016
Production (Role) Globe to Globe: Hamlet (Claudius & Polonius)
Production Company / Director Globe Theatre
Year
2016
Production (Role) Purapurawhetu (Hohepa)
Production Company / Director Ruia Taitea Creative / Dir: Cathy Downes
Year
2014
Production (Role) Helen (Theoclymenes)
Production Company / Director Globe Theatre / Dir: Deborah Bruce
Year
2012
Production (Role) Hohepa (Te Tokotoko / Te Waha)
Production Company / Director Dir: Sara Brodie
Year
2009
Production (Role) Romeo and Juliet (Friar Lawrence)
Production Company / Director Globe Theatre / Dir: Dominic Dromgoole
Year
2006
Production (Role) Dr Buller's Birds (Te Keepa Rangihiwinui)
Production Company / Director Circa Theatre / Dir: Nick Blake
Year
2006
Production (Role) Tuwhare - NZ International Arts Festival (Narrator)
Production Company / Director Dir: Charlotte Yates
Year
2004
Production (Role) The Whale Rider - On Stage (Koro)
Production Company / Director Dir: Toby Gough
Year
1981
Production (Role) Foreskins Lament (Clean)
Production Company / Director Fortune Theatre
Year
1981
Production (Role) Romeo and Juliet (Romeo)
Production Company / Director Fortune Theatre
Year
1977
Production (Role) When You Comin' Back Red Ryder (Teddy)
Production Company / Director Mercury Theatre
Year
1975
Production (Role) Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat (Joseph)
Production Company / Director Mercury Theatre
Year
1975
Production (Role) Pinocchio's Travelling Circus (Pinocchio)
Production Company / Director Mercury Theatre
Year
1974
Production (Role) Cabaret (MC)
Production Company / Director Mercury Theatre
Year
1974
Production (Role) Equus (Alan Strang)
Production Company / Director Mercury Theatre
Year
1974
Production (Role) Ground Level (Koro)
Production Company / Director Mercury Theatre
Year
1974
Production (Role) Jacques Brel is Alive and Well (Actor)
Production Company / Director Mercury Theatre
Year
1974
Production (Role) King Lear (Edgar)
Production Company / Director Mercury Theatre
Year
1974
Production (Role) The Wizard of Oz (Tinman)
Production Company / Director Mercury Theatre
Accents & Dialects:
(* = native)

American-Standard, English-Standard, New Zealand*

Languages:
(* = native/fluent)

Te Reo Maori

Music & Dance:
(* = highly skilled)

Musical Theatre

Height:
5' 11"/180cm
Hair Length:
Short