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Nancy Brunning

Actor [Ngāti Raukawa, Ngāi Tūhoe]

 Nancy Brunning

 Nancy Brunning
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Nancy Brunning

Nancy Brunning joined the nursing staff on Shortland Street's first episode, directly from drama school. After extensive work in Māori theatre, she stole the screen in 1999's Once Were Warriors sequel What Becomes of the Broken Hearted?, winning an NZ Film Award as gang girl Tania. Further gongs followed for Treaty of Waitangi piece Nga Tohu: Signatures. In 2008 Brunning directed WWII-era short Journey to Ihipa.

She is an actress whose personal integrity shows through in her work. She’s a very strong, very honest actor.  
 
 

Screenography

Screenography
 Role/s
 The Pā Boys

The Pā Boys

Actor

2014

 White Lies

White Lies

Actor

2013

 The Cult

The Cult

Actor

2009

 The Strength of Water

The Strength of Water

Actor

2009

 Journey to Ihipa

Journey to Ihipa

Director

2008

 Whanau

Whanau

Actor

2006

 Kerosene Creek

Kerosene Creek

Actor

2004

 Kōrerō Mai

Kōrerō Mai

Actor

2004 - 2008

 Turangawaewae / A Place to Stand

Turangawaewae / A Place to Stand

Actor

2003

 Two Cars, One Night

Two Cars, One Night

Acting Coach

2003

 Crooked Earth

Crooked Earth

Actor

2001

 Haruru Mai

Haruru Mai

Actor

2001

 Mataku

Mataku

Actor

2001 - 2005

 Fish Skin Suit

Fish Skin Suit

Actor

2000

 Nga Tohu: Signatures

Nga Tohu: Signatures

Actor

2000

 What Becomes of the Broken Hearted?

What Becomes of the Broken Hearted?

Actor

1999

 Haka Wahine

Haka Wahine

Actor

1998

 When Love Comes

When Love Comes

Actor

1998

 Nga Wahine

Nga Wahine

Actor

1997

 For Arts Sake - Waiora

For Arts Sake - Waiora

Subject

1996

 Shortland Street - Highlights from the first 15 years

Shortland Street - Highlights from the first 15 years

Actor

1992 - 1994


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Awards

2009 Qantas Film and Television Awards
Nominated for Best Supporting Actress - Film: for The Strength Of Water

2000 TV Guide Television Awards
Best Actress: for Nga Tohu: Signatures

2001 Nokia New Zealand Film Awards
Nominated for Best Supporting Actress: for Crooked Earth

1999 Nokia New Zealand Film Awards
Best Actress: for What Becomes of the Broken Hearted?