Cast as a reo-speaking foreign doctor, Indonesian Cinzia Jonathan lands her acting debut in Aotearoa's latest reo Māori film
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Incorporating Māori culture into Shakespeare sees performer take to the stage in London
From the Hokianga to London, 18-year-old performer Māhanga Mitchell is travelling across the globe into a theatre of global proportions in less than two months’ time.
Actor Pete Smith dies aged 63
Prominent Māori actor Pete Smith has passed away aged 63.
Māori and Samoan actors highlight need for mental health awareness
The play Every Brilliant Thing opens tonight, featuring Māori actor Jason Te Kare, and Samoan actress Anapela Polata'ivao. It's about a child who wants to help her mother who self-harms.
Māori Home and Away star a finalist in UK soap opera awards
Rob Kipa-Williams, of Ngāti Maru and Ngāti Raukawa, is a finalist in the UK's Inside Soap Awards for the character he plays, Ariki Parata.
James Rolleston thriving in acting career, despite challenges
Most recently Rolleston appeared in the film Lowdown Dirty Criminals, in cinemas now, and also in the second season of Golden Boy, which was released today.
NZ transgender series to debut at film festival
Ground-breaking transgender feature film Rūrangi is set to debut at this year's New Zealand International Film Festival.
New guidelines make it safer for actors performing intimate scenes
It comes after sexual harassment and abuse in the screen industry has been outed by the Me Too movement.
Māori actor welcomes government's arts support package
The government's $175 million announcement of support for the arts and creative sector has been welcomed by one Māori actor based in Rotorua.
Reo-Māori actress Tinihuia new kid on Shortland Street
TV2's Shortland Street soap opera has a new resident on the show, Tainui/Ngāti Hine actress Tinihuia Lee-Lemon. The young actress is joining the cast to play the role of Tillie Samuels, the daughter of TK Samuels (Ben Mitchell) and Sarah Potts (Amanda Billing). Today, our twelve-year-old guest correspondent Tinihuia took us onto the set of Shortland Street.