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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