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Tainui Tukiwaho

HEIGHT: 180cm
HAIR: brown
EYES: brown

BACKGROUND
Tainui has worked as a director, producer, writer and actor since graduating from Unitec in 2001. He has made feature length and short films; created innovative theatre works and is continually cast by our major television & film making companies. Tainui is also fluent in Te Reo Maori and has worked with many of NZ's Maori Language Production companies; including creating his own Maori language driven theatre company "Te Rehia". Tainui has and will continue to develop excellent productions for the NZ film, television and theatre industry.



YEAR PRODUCTION ROLE COMPANY/VENUE DIRECTOR

FILM
201425 APRILThomas (Hami) GraceGFC (GAllipoli) LtdLeanne Pooley
2007EVE'S NEW YEARRoyOuttra PicturesJ Hake, R Wells
2006MOTUDonniePoi E ProductionsTim Gordon
2005HIDDENJayArchtype FilmsTim McLachlan
2005HEADLANDSHeimataTrance End FilmsKathryn Phyn

TELEVISION
2013STEP DAVEHugoSouth Pacific PicturesVarious
2012THE ALMIGHTY JOHNSONS IILeon (Major Guest)South Pacific PicturesVarious
2012SUNNY SKIESJohnnySubtext LtdMike Smith
2011BILLYBilly T JamesComedia PicturesPeter Burger
2011RAGENia DunnTm Scott ProductionsDanny Mulheron
2010SUPER CITYEmerySuper FumesTaika Waititi
2010TANGIWAI tele-featureAhuruLippy PicturesCharlie Haskill
2009SHORTLAND STREETSergeant ColeSouth Pacific PicturesVarious
2008KORERO MAIQuinnCinco Cine Film ProductionsHori Ahipene & Others
2008TE WHAREHoneHe Waka Eke NoaRichard Green
2008KAI KOREROHumphrey Rata-SpaldingFront of the Box ProductionsVarious
2005&07SHORTLAND STREETBoscoSouth Pacific PicturesVarious
2002INSIDE NZ WHAT IF..?SamScreentimeDan Salmon

SHORT FILM
2007TE WHAREHoneHe Waka Eke NoaRichard Green
2005SMASH NZBrent-co LeadPoi E ProductionsEcho Di Zhu
2001LOVETai-co LeadLight Wave FilmsStephanie Dunant

PRESENTING
2010O WHAKAARO 26 EpisodesPresenterButobaseRangi Rangitukunoa

THEATRE
2014MIX & MATCH MC & ActorHamilton Garden FestivalAmanda Rees
2013MIX & MATCHVariousHerd of Cats Theatre Co.Amanda Rees
2009TE KARAKIAUruTaki Rua TheatreDavid O'Donnell
2008WHERO'S NEW NETKotareMassive Theatre CompanySam Scott
2007-08UP CLOSE OUT LOUDActorMassive Theatre TourSam Scott
2005MOTHER WHAEA TAMA SONTamaA Lethal SetHeath Jones
2005BELLS, MONKEYS & CHEESE STEAKVariousPoi E ProductionsVarious
2003 & 05UGLY SHAKESPEARE TOURVariousHe Waka Eke NoaPaul Frewn
2002THE MAY FLYSilo TheatreMicheal Dwyer
2001THE GOVERNMENT INSPECTORSchool MasterUNITECVadim Ledegorov
2001MEMORY OF BIRDSPickleUNITECIlona Rodgers
2001THE COFFE SHOPPandolf/SansugaUNITECElric Hooper
2001WAR AND PEACENicolai RostovUNITECMurray Hutchinson
2000AS YOU LIKE ITTouch StoneUNITECRaymond Hawthorne
2000LA TRIVIATADancerAlan SmytheRaymond Hawthorne
1999YOUNG LOVEVariousUNITECMichelle Hine
1999SPINNING TALESUNITECRoz Gardiner

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TRAINING
BACHELOR OF PERFORMING AND SCREEN ARTS - Auckland Unitec 1999 - 2001

RELEVANT SKILLS
TE REO MAORI, MOTORCYLE LICENSE, STUNT FIGHTING, PHYSICAL THEATRE, SING (Baritone)