Filmography

  • 2019 Writer/Director/Producer Taki Rua – Breaking Barriers Feature documentary film
  • 2019 Actor Gurl Brothel receptionist Short film
  • 2018 Actor Other side of Heaven – 2 Feature film
  • 2017 Producer He Wai Ngunguru Short film
    • Executive Producer My brother Mitchell Short film
    • Executive Producer Laundry Short film
  • 2016 Executive Producer Ukaipo Whenua Short film
  • 2015 Executive Producer Ow What Short film
    • Executive Producer Elevation Short film
  • 2014 Executive Producer Pumanawa – The Gift Short film
    • Director/Producer Fale Matariki short documentary
  • 2013 Producer/Director Waiheke waiata Mai! Documentary
    • Director Marae DIY – Rangitihi Marae– Reality show
  • 2012 Director Marae DIY – Takahiwai Marae – Reality show
    • Actor – Shortland Street Mary Fa’asavalu – Soap drama
    • Director/Camera/Editor – Agreement in Principle Signing Ngāti Whātua – Iwi
  • 2011 Director/Camera/Editor – World Cup Rugby on the Wharf – Ngāti Whatua Iwi
  • 2008 Producer/Director Kōtahi Mano Kaika, Kōtahi Mano Wawatā documentary
    • Producer Raising bi-lingual Children Te Reo media Kai Tahu
    • Panelist Ask Your Auntie Television advice show
    • Creator/Writer/Producer Mana Wahine Party comedy election show
    • Director Kōwhiri 2008 General election coverage
    • Director compilation Bastion Point 30 years on Māori Television
  • 2007 Producer/Director Ruki’s Voice Short film
    • Producer/Director Ngai Tahu me te Tiriti short documentary
  • 2006 Producer Ngāi Tahu Claim Settlement Short documentary
    • Producer Ngāi Tahu Creation Story Short documentary
    • Producer Ngāi Tahu Future Aspirations Short documentary
    • Series Producer Waka Reo – Series 3 13 x part Te Reo reality series
  • 2005 Series Producer Waka Reo – Series 1-2 26 x part Te Reo reality series
  • 2004 Producer Kākano i roto short documentary
  • 2003 Māori Director/Producer intern Perfect Strangers feature film
  • 2002 Actor ‘Heti’ Divine Intervention Mataku Series 1 television short drama
  • 2001 Actor ‘Asi’ Other side of Heaven feature film
  • 2000 Actor ‘Nefta Williams’ Jubilee feature film
  • 1999 Director Ahi Ataahua Mika te reo music video 16mm
    • Director Werawera Mika te reo music video 16mm
    • Writer/Director /Producer ‘He Tiki’ 35mm short film
  • 1995 Actor Fallout NZ television mini-series
  • 1996 Director The Hibiscus – Tala Pasifika NZ short drama 16mm
    • Actor ‘Fan girl mourner’ Chicken feature film
  • 1993 Writer/Director Mokopuna short drama 16mm
  • 1991 Actor ‘Merata Barnes’ Te Rua feature film
  • 1990 Writer/Director Te Upoko o te Ika – Making Waves short documentary
  • 1990 Actor 3:45 Live NZ TV children show, He Oriori mo Ngā Tamariki
  • 1988 – 1998 Editor TV ONE Various, Television NZ
  • 1987 Actor ‘Maria’ Open House TV Drama series Ep 11, Television NZ
  • 1986 Actor ‘Spot On‘ TV children show Te Ohu Whakaari Māori troupe, Television NZ

THEATRE

  • 2018 Poetry Readings National Māori Theatre Hui. Lyttleton Cafe Christchurch
  • 2011 Performance, Opening of Q Theatre Tamaki-mā-kau-rau
  • 1995 Taki Toru, Directors/Choreographers Keri Kaa, Jan Bolwell, Sunny Amey Downstage Theatre
  • 1993 Improvisation, Rarotonga South Pacific Festival of the Arts
  • 1992 Hens’ Teeth, Circa Theatre
  • 1991 He Oriori mo ngā Tamariki, Writer/Directors: Tina Cook, Makerita Matepelu, Whetu Fala Aotea Centre Opening Celebrations
  • 1991 He Oriori mo ngā Tamariki, Storytellers International, Albuquerqe New Mexico USA
  • 1990 He Oriori mo ngā Tamariki, Wellington International Festival Taki Rua Theatre
    • Daddys’ Girl Writer: Rena Owen, Director Riwia Brown Taki Rua Theatre
    • Rarotonga Festival of South Pacific Performing Arts, Māori theatre self-devised
  • 1987 Te Rakau Hua ō te Wao Tapu, Writer Rore Hapipi Director: Jim Moriarty Depot Theatre
    • Goldie Writer: Peter Hawes Director Colin McColl, Downstage Theatre
    • Lali Samoa tales, Writer/Director/Performer Whetu Fala
  • 1986 Te Ohu Whakaari, Writers Ruth Fala, Pāora Maxwell, Mika, Tina Cook, Whetu Fala Director: Rangimoana Taylor Sydney Opera House Australia
    • Te Ohu Whakaari, Sydney Primary schools and malls
    • Te Ohu Whakaari, Aboriginal National School of Dance exchange
    • Honour the Treaty Agit prop, Waitangi Day Parliament Grounds Wellington
    • Kohanga, Writer Apirana Taylor, Director Rangimoana Taylor Te Ohu Whakaari, Depot Theatre
    • Te Ohu Whakaari, National University Tour
    • Te Ohu Whakaari, National schools tours
    • Ratana 25th Concert, Ratana Pa
  • 1985 Telling Tales Town & Country Players Improvised show Deborah Cuzens, Whetu Fala, Stephanie Lee, Pāora Maxwell, Annie Ruth Director: Nic Beets
    • It’s Ok Writer Gareme Tetly Director Nic Beets
    • The Haunting of Frogwash Farm Writer Joy Cowley Director Nic Beets
    • Patupaiarehe Te Reo Ruka Alan Broughton, Choreography Moana Nepia, Director Nic Beets
    • Ratana 25th Concert, Ratana Pa
    • Waiting Women Writer/Director Graeme Tetly Depot Theatre
    • Honour the Treaty, Parliament Grounds, Wellington
    • Homosexual Law Reform Agit prop, Lambton Quay, Wellington
  • 1984 Lysistrata Aristophanes Director: Hester Joyce New Independent Theatre, Auckland
    • A Streetcar Named Desire Tenesse Williams Director: Murray Lynch New Independent Theatre Auckland
    • Animal Farm Adaptation Director: Dennis Walsh New Independent Theatre Auckland
  • 1983 A mid-summers’ Night Dream William Shakespeare Director: Peter Miekle New Independent Theatre
    • Death of the Land Writer: Rore Hapipi Director: Te Paki Cherrington: Producer Georgina Kirby