MELB Rima Te Wiata MNZM

Rima Te Wiata MNZMFeatured Popular

Hair
Brown - Dark
Eyes
Green
Height
5'8'' / 173 cm
DOB
1963
Notes:
Member of the New Zealand Order of Merit, 2016

Represented by Big Mouth for voice work

Photographs by Julian Dolan
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FEATURE FILM


2016 Pork Pie 'Mrs D'
Four Knights Film, Dir Matt Murphy
2015 Hunt for the Wilderpeople, 'Bella Faulkner'
Majestical Pictures Ltd, Dir. Taika Waititi
2014 Housebound, 'Miriam Bucknell'
Kitchen Sink Films, Dir. Gerard Johnstone
200450 Ways of Saying Fabulous, 'Evey'
MF Films, Dir. Stuart Main

1998Via Satellite, 'Jen'
Sony Pictures, Dir. Anthony McCarten
1994Hinekaro, 'Apprentice'
Spartan Home Entertainment, Dir. Christine Parker
1992Cops / Robbers, 'The Cop'
Dir. Murray Reece
1992Alex, 'Race Caller'
Isambard Productions, Dir. Megan McChesney
1988Send a Gorilla, 'Lisa'
Melanie Read Productions, Dir. Melanie Read

TELEVISION

2014 Tatau, 'Sharon'
Tatau Productions Ltd, Various directors
2014 Terry Teo, 'Hinetu'
Semi-Professional Pictures Ltd, Dir. Gerard Johnstone
2010 Bliss (tele-feature), 'Miss Watkins'
MF Films, Dir. Fiona Samuels

2007Shortland Street, 'Liz Arthur'
South Pacific Pictures, Various directors
93-94Full Frontal, 'Various'
7 Network, Dir. Red Emery
91-92More Issues, 'Various'
Isambard Productions, Dir. David McPhail
1991Weltenbummier, 'Globetrotter'
Documentary
1990The Billy T. James Show, 'Nadine'
Dir. Aileen O'Sullivan
89-90Shark in the Park, 'Jacko'
Gibson Group, Various directors
1987Porters, 'Debbie'
Northern TV, Various directors
86-87Sons & Daughters, 'Janice'
Grundy, Various directors

PRESENTING

1998Motormania, 'Presenter'
Dir. John Bates

THEATRE

2016 Billy Elliot, 'Grandma'
Auckland Theatre Company, Dir. Colin McColl
2016 The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time 'Mrs Alexander & Ensemble'
Auckland Theatre Company Dir. Sara Brodie
2016 The Book of Everything, 'Mrs van Amersfoort'
Silo Theatre, Dir. Sophie Roberts
2015 The Ladykillers, 'Mrs Wilberforce'
Court Theatre, Dir. Ross Gumbley
2015 The Book of Everything, 'Mrs van Amersfoort'
Silo Theatre, Dir. Sophie Roberts
2014 Sons, 'Nan'
Auckland Theatre Company, Dir. Dave Fane
2014 Jumpy, 'Hilary'
Court Theatre, Dir. Shane Bosher
2013 Intimacies, 'Sally'
Musgrove Studio, Dir. Elena Stejko
2013 White Rabbit, Red Rabbit, 'Various' (solo show)
Silo Theatre / Q Theatre
2012 Little Shop of Horrors, 'Audrey II'
Auckland Theatre Company, Dir. Simon Coleman
2012 A Midsummer Night's Dream, 'Peta Quince'
Auckland Theatre Company, Dirs. Colin McColl & Ben Crowder
2012 Top Girls, 'Pope Joan / Louise'
Silo Theatre, Dir. Shane Bosher
2011 Calendar Girls, 'WI President / Beautician'
Auckland Theatre Company, Dir. Colin McColl
2011 Poor Boy, 'Ruth'
Auckland Theatre Company, Dir. Raymond Hawthorne
2010 Sonnets Unplugged, 'Soloist'
NZSO National Tour, Dir. Rima Te Wiata
2010 The Seagull, 'Arkadina'
The Court Theatre, Dir Elric Hooper
2009 Backstage, 'Hanna Liebman'
The Court Theatre, Dir. Ross Gumbley
2009 Heartbreak House, 'Hesione Hushabye'
The Court Theatre

2009Frances Hodgkins 140th Anniversary Southern Sinfonia, 'Frances Hodgkins'
Dunedin Town Hall
2009Inia Te Wiata Tribute Concert, 'Soloist'
Aotea Centre AK 09
08-09La Cage aux Follies, 'Jacqueline'
The Court Theatre
2008The Birthday Boy, 'Liz'
The Court Theatre
2008Matariki: Fire & Ice, 'Various'
Civic Theatre Invercargill (co-writer & director)
2007The Crucible, 'Tituba'
Auckland Theatre Company, Dir. Colin McColl
2006Hamlet, 'Gertrude'
The Court Theatre, Dir. Peter Evans
2006Mum's Choir, 'Cathy'
The Court Theatre, Dir. Cathy Downes
05-06Oliver!, 'Nancy'
The Court Theatre, Dir. Cathy Downes
2005Lady Windermere's Fan, 'Duchess of Berwick'
The Court Theatre, Dir. Yvonne Martin
2005Alone it Stands, 'Various'
The Court Theatre, Dir. David McPhail
2004A Little Night Music, 'Charlotte'
Canterbury Opera
2004The Rocky Horror Picture Show, 'Magenta'
Court Theatre
2003The Taming of the Shrew, 'Kate'
Fortune Theatre, Dir. Martin Howells
2003Cloud Nine, 'Edward / Betty'
Circa Theatre, Dir. Katherine McRae
2003Top Girls, 'Pope Joan'
Downstage Theatre, Dir. Colin McColl
2003Rotovegas, 'Soloist'
Auckland Philharmonia
2002Noises Off, 'Dotty Otely'
Fortune Theatre, Dir. Martin Howells
2002Macbeth, 'Lady Macbeth'
Dir. Martin Howells
2002Vagina Monologues, 'Performer'
Fortune Theatre, Dir. Rima Te Wiata
2001A Soldier's Tale, 'Narrator'
NZSO, Dir. Dave Armstrong
2001Noises Off, 'Poppy'
Circa Theatre, Dir. Susan Wiilson
2001Take a Chance on Me, 'Various'
Auckland Theatre Company
2001Madame Melville, 'Claudie'
Circa Theatre, Dir. Ross Jolly
2001Waterloo Sunset, 'Various'
Downstage Theatre
2000Woman Far Walking, 'Tiri'
Dir. Cathy Downes
2000Serial Killers, 'Various'
Dir. Colin McColl
2000Into the Woods, 'Lucinda'
Skycity Theatre (musical)
1999The Boy, 'Flo Sullivan'
Court Theatre
1999Death of a Salesman, 'Various'
Auckland Theatre Company
1999NZSO, 'Narrator'
French Festival
98-99Cabaret, 'Sally Bowles'
Downstage Theatre, Dir. Colin McColl (musical)
1998Grease, 'Miss Lynch'
Australian touring production (musical)
1998BP Summer Pops, 'Soloist'
NZSO National tour
1998HMS Pinafore, 'Buttercup'
Australian touring production
1996The Changeling, 'Beatrice'
Watershed Theatre
1996An Evening of Brecht/Weill, 'Soloist/Presenter'
Unknown Theatre
1995BP Summer Pops, 'Soloist'
NZSO National tour
1995She Loves Me, 'Amalia'
Court Theatre
1995Look Back in Anger, 'Helena'
Court Theatre
1995Cat On A Hot Tin Roof, 'Maggie'
Court Theatre
1995Mad Dogs & Englishmen, 'Singer/Narrator'
Philharmonia Orchestra (musical)
1992Private Lives, 'Amanda'
Court Theatre
1991Taming of the Shrew, 'Tranio'
Watershed Theatre
1991A Slice of Saturday Night (musical), 'Penny'
Mercury Theatre
1990Little Shop of Horrors (musical), 'Audrey'
Downstage Theatre
1988Squatter, 'Florence'
Circa Theatre / NZ Arts Festival
1987Coverboy, 'Stella'
Dir. Perry Piercy
1987The Lady Aoi / Hanjo, 'Rokujo/Jitsuko'
Circa Theatre
1985The Life of Galileo, 'Virgina'
Downstage Theatre
1985Happy End, 'Hallelujah Lil'
Downstage Theatre, Dir. Colin McColl
1984Footrot Flats the Musical, 'Aunt Dolly/Pew'
Dir. Elric Hooper
1980The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie, 'Sandy'
Mercury Theatre

AWARDS/ Nominations

2016 Best Supporting Actress Award for 'Hunt for the Wilderpeople'
NZ Film Awards
2014 Best Supporting Actress Nomination for 'Housebound'
NZ Film Awards
2001Bravura Performance Award for 'Madame Melville'
Chapman Tripp Theatre Awards
1999Best Actress Nomination
NZ Nokia fILM aWARDS
90-91Viewer's Choice Award
NZ Awards
90-91Most Popular Female on Television
NZ Awards

VOICE WORK

2015 The Barefoot Bandits, 'Mother Moa'
Mukpuddy Animation Ltd

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Feature Film

2018 The Breaker Upperers, 'Shona'
Miss Piki Films Ltd Dir: Jackie van Beek & Madeleine Sami

2018 This Town, 'Janice'
South Pacific Pictures Dir: David White

2016 Pork Pie, 'Mrs D'
Four Knights Film Dir: Matt Murphy

2015 Hunt for the Wilderpeople, 'Bella Faulkner'
Majestical Pictures Ltd Dir: Taika Waititi

2014 Housebound, 'Miriam Bucknell'
Kitchen Sink Films Dir: Gerard Johnstone

2004 50 Ways of Saying Fabulous, 'Evey'
MF Films Dir: Stuart Main

1998 Via Satellite, 'Jen'
Sony Pictures Dir: Anthony McCarten

Television

2018 Westside: Series IV, 'Iris'
South Pacific Pictures Dir: Various

2014 Tatau, 'Sharon'
Tatau Productions Ltd Dir: Various

2014 Terry Teo, 'Hinetu'
Semi-Professional Pictures Ltd Dir: Gerard Johnstone

2010 Bliss (tele-feature), 'Miss Watkins'
MF Films Dir: Fiona Samuels

Musical Theatre

2016 Billy Elliot, 'Grandma'
Auckland Theatre Company Dir: Colin McColl

2012 Little Shop of Horrors, 'Audrey II'
Auckland Theatre Company Dir: Simon Coleman

Theatre

2018 Hir, 'Paige (lead)'
Silo Theatre Dir: Sophie Roberts

2016 The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, 'Mrs Alexander & Ensemble'
Auckland Theatre Company Dir: Sara Brodie

2016 The Book of Everything, 'Mrs van Amersfoort'
Silo Theatre Dir: Sophie Roberts

2015 The Book of Everything, 'Mrs van Amersfoort'
Silo Theatre Dir: Sophie Roberts

2013 White Rabbit, Red Rabbit, 'Various (solo show)'
Silo Theatre / Q Theatre

2012 A Midsummer Night's Dream, 'Peta Quince'
Auckland Theatre Company Dir: Colin McColl & Ben Crowder

2012 Top Girls, 'Pope Joan / Louise'
Silo Theatre Dir: Shane Bosher

2010 The Seagull, 'Arkadina'
The Court Theatre Dir: Elric Hooper

Awards

2018 Most popular NZ film actress
NZ Film Awards

2016 Best Supporting Actress Award for 'Hunt for the Wilderpeople'
NZ Film Awards

2015 Best Supporting Actress Award 'Housebound'
Fangoria 2015 (LA USA)

2014 Best Supporting Actress Nomination for 'Housebound'
NZ Film Awards

Skills

  • Director
  • Horse Riding
  • Presenter
  • Mezzo Soprano
  • Voice Artist

Notes:

Directing credits include The Vagina Monologues & Middle Age Spread.

Vocal Skills

    Accents:
  • Australian
  • British

Vocal Notes:

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