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Rima Te Wiata

Actor

Stage and screen veteran Rima Te Wiata has showcased her talents as an actor (Hunt for the Wilderpeople), impersonator (More Issues), and singer (Little Shop of Horrors) — often all at the same time. In 2017 Te Wiata was awarded a New Zealand Order of Merit, for her work on film and television. 

Rima has a million ideas a second and any one of them is worth a million bucks. She has amazing instincts and produced exactly what was required, with immaculate timing. Anthony McCarten, who directed Rima Te Wiata in 1998 film Via Satellite

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Interview

Rima Te Wiata - Funny As Interview

Interview, 2019

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This Town

2020, As: Janice - Film

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Funny As: The Story of New Zealand Comedy

2019, Subject - Television

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Golden Boy - First Episode

2019, As: Carol - Television

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Three Turns 30 - Promo

2019, As: Carol - Television

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Golden Boy

2018 - 2020, As: Carol - Television

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The Breaker Upperers

2018, As: Jen's mother - Film

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Pork Pie

2017, As: Mrs D - Film

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Hunt for the Wilderpeople

2016, As: Aunt Bella - Film

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Westside

2018, As: Iris - Television

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Housebound

2014, As: Miriam Bucknell - Film

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Bliss: The Beginning of Katherine Mansfield

2011, As: Miss Watson - Television

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50 Ways of Saying Fabulous

2005, As: Aunt Evey - Film

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Strassman

2000, Guest - Television

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Motormania - First Episode

1998, Presenter - Television

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Motormania - Episode Two

1998, Presenter - Television

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Via Satellite

1998, As: Jen - Film

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Showcase

1996 - 1998, Judge - Television

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Showcase - 1996 Grand Final

1996 - Television

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Hinekaro Goes On a Picnic and Blows Up Another Obelisk

1995, As: Apprentice - Short Film

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Overnight

1995, As: Mel - Television

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Alex

1993, As: Commentator's voice - Film

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Shortland Street

2007, As: Liz Arthur - Television

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More Issues

1991 - 1992, As: Various roles - Television

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More Issues - A Compilation

1991, As: Various characters - Television

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Shark in the Park - Diversions (Series Two, Episode Four)

1990, As: Jacko - Television

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Shark in the Park - Prospects (Series Two, Episode One)

1990, As: Jacko - Television

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Shark in the Park - Lamb to the Slaughter (Series One, Episode Three)

1989, As: Jacko - Television

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Send a Gorilla

1988, As: Lisa - Film

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Shark in the Park

1988 - 1991, As: Jacko - Television

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Porters (Episode Five)

1987, As: Debbie - Television