Rangimoana Taylor

Rangimoana Taylor

Age Range
68 - 80
183cm / 6ft 0in

Te Reo Level : Fluent

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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.


Year Production Role Company / Director Type
2016 The Great Maiden's Blush Kaumatua Torchlight Films, dir. Andrea Bosshard 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


Year Production Role Company / Director Type
2016 Chief Gary Prime Minister Chief Gary Productions Drama
2015 Tatau Ati Tatau Productions Ltd / BBC2 Drama
2009 Kaitangata Twitch Grandpa KT Productions, dir. Yvonne McKay Drama
2008 Paradise Cafe The Gibson Group, dir. Various Drama
2004 Holly's Heros Greg Gibson Group, dir. Yvonne Mackay 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


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


Year Production Role Company / Director
Numerous Productions Various roles


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


Advanced: Te Reo Māori


Advanced: Māori

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

Circus & Horse

Intermediate: Horse Riding