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Bree Peters

Actor [Ngāpuhi, Ngāti Wai]

Actor, director and stunt performer Bree Peters has had memorable roles in two iconic soaps; as murderous Pania Stevens in Shortland Street and widowed Mum Gemma Parata in Home And Away. Her CV includes roles in TV series Good Grief, Friends Like Her and short film Every Moment. She moved behind the camera to assistant direct on Mean Mums and direct award-winning comedy Raised by Refugees. In 2023 she acted in hit fantasy series Sweet Tooth and won the lead role as the frustrated Tessa in dramedy Spinal Destination. Peters has also done a stint as a co-presenter on live show 2Kaha. 

I’ve read things before and thought ‘I think I could play that character’, but this time I read the script and thought ‘I have to play this character. Bree Peters on starring a woman who becomes paralysed, in dramedy Spinal Destination, The NZ Herald, 15 October 2023