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Mario Gaoa

Writer/ Actor

The part-Samoan and fairly talented Mario Gaoa has been a writer, director and the voice of God. Part of the team behind comedy troupe the Naked Samoans and animated show bro’ Town, Gaoa supplied a number of voices for the hit series. These days he runs production company Tikilounge, with his partner Lisa Taouma.

Having the fullas around and stealing their ideas. Mario Gaoa, when asked what was the easiest thing about bro’Town’s scriptwriting

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Teine Sā - The Ancient Ones (excerpts)

2021, Director, Writer (episode 2) - Web

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Adorn

2016, Camera Operator - Web

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Fresh - Jason Momoa and Wentworth (Series Three, Episode 16)

2013, Director - Television

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Fresh - Bloopers and Fob Outs (Series Two)

2012, Editor, Director - Television

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Sione's 2 - Unfinished Business

2012, As: Eugene - Film

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Fresh

2011 - ongoing, Producer - Television

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Fresh - First Episode

2011, Director - Television

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Radiradirah

2010, Contributing Director , Contributing Writer , As: Various roles - Television

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Radiradirah - First Episode

2010, Contributing Writer, Contributing Director - Television

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bro'Town - A Vegetarian at My Table

2009, As: Sione, Rakeesh, God, Writer - Television

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ASB Polyfest 2008

2008, Director - Television

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I Am TV - Series One, Final Episode

2008, Field Director - Television

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Mai Time - Final Episode

2007, Director - Television

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bro'Town - I Still Call Australia Home...Oh

2006, Writer, As: Sione, God, various roles - Television

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Sione's Wedding

2006, As: Eugene - Film

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bro'Town - Morningside Story

2005, Writer, Actor - Television

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bro'Town - Honky the Wonder Horse

2005, Writer, As: Various roles - Television

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Pacific Beat Street - First Episode

2005, Subject - Television

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bro'Town

2004 - 2009, As: God , As: Various Roles - Television

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bro'Town - Get Rucked

2004, As: Various roles, Writer - Television

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Pacific Beat Street

2004 - 2009, Subject - Television

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bro'Town - The Weakest Link (First Episode)

2004, Writer, Actor - Television

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Tagata Pasifika - The Naked Samoans

2001, Subject - Television

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Tala Pasifika - A Day in the Life

1995, Writer, As: Script Writer - Television

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Mai Time

1995 - 2007, Director - Television

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Polyfest

1976 - ongoing, Director - Television