Rangimoana Taylor

Rangimoana Taylor

Age Range
62 - 74
Ethnicity
Maori
Locations
Wellington
Height
183cm / 6ft 0in
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Bio

Rangimoana is a veteran of New Zealand stage and screen - with more than 35 years in the industry. One of the first graduates of Toi Whakaari New Zealand Drama School, Rangimoana debuted on Kiwi screens in the 1972 show Pukemanu - the country's first funded television series. An influential producer and theatre practitioner, Rangimoana co-founded Taki Rua Theatre. The Wellington based company became a hub for bi-cultural contemporary theatre in New Zealand during the 1980s and 1990s.


Film

Year Production Role Production Company / Director Type
2016 The Great Maiden's Blush Kaumatua Dir. Andrea Bosshard, Torchlight Films Feature Film
2011 Hook, Line and Sinker PJ (lead) Torchlight Productions Dir: Andrea Bosshard and Shane Loader Feature Film
2008 Taking the Waewae Express Dad Torchlight Productions Dir: Andrea Bosshard and Shane Loader Feature Film

Television

Year Production Role Production Company / Director Type
2016 Chief Gary Prime Minister Chief Gary Productions Drama
2015 Tatau Ati Tatau Productions Ltd/BBC2 Drama
2009 Kaitangata Twitch Grandpa Dir. Yvonne McKay KT Productions Drama
2008 Paradise Cafe The Gibson Group dir:Various Drama
2004 Holly's Heros Greg Dir. Yvonne Mackay Gibson Group Drama
2000 Dark Knight Olwyn Palana Productions Drama
1997 Legend of Williiam Tell Cloud 9 Productions Drama
1993 94 Kids TV TVNZ Drama
1991 NZ Explorers TVNZ Drama
1990 Neighbourhood Watch TVNZ Drama
1989 TVNZ Video Dispatch Presenter TVNZ Drama
1989 Missing Presenter TVNZ Drama
1986 Pioner Women tvnz Drama
1976 Mortimers Patch TVNZ Drama
1972 Pukemanu TVNZ Drama

Theatre

Year Production Role Production Company / Director
2005 Hamlet Polonius Fortune Theatre Dir: David O'Donnell
2004 Cherish by Ken Duncum William Wow Productions Dir: Lisa Warrington
2003 Equua by Peter Shaffer Dysart Fortune Theatre Dir: Martin Howells
2003 Home Fires by Hone Kouka Jacob Taki Rua Dir: Nancy Brunning

Short Film

Year Production Role Production Company / Director Type
2008 Waimarie Matiu Dir. Katie Wolfe, 4 Winds Films Short Film
2004 The Project Monk (lead) prod: Theo Coumbis Short Film

Video

Year Production Role Production Company / Director
Numerous Productions Various roles

Voice

Year Production Role Production Company / Director
Radio Drama Narration Numerous Voice-overs

Training

Year Description Institution / Presenter
Graduate NZ Drama School
Representitive in Tahiti, Australia & New Guinea NZ Drama
NZ Scholarship to the U.S.A

Accents

Advanced: Maori

Intermediate: American - Californian | Pacific Islander | UK - English

Circus & Horse

Intermediate: Horse Riding