Blair Strang Actor Profile





Hapū Patuharakeke


Whangarei, New Zealand


175 cm

Age Range


Career Highlights

Blair is a New Zealand-Māori actor probably best known for his role as Rangi Heremaia in New Zealand's longest-running soap Shortland Street. He has also starred in series such as Nothing Trivial (and the television movie), Doves of War, Orange Roughies, Head High and Go Girls. Blair also has extensive theatre experience, with his most recent stage credits including Morning Star, Shortland Street: The Musical and Ladies Night.


2020Morning Star
2008Metro Theatre Best Actor of The Year
2000TV Guide New Zealand Television Awards-Nomination-Best Supporting Actor in a Television Series-Shortland Street

Feature Film.

2022Choose LoveDan (Guest)Netflix
Dir. Stuart McDonald

Feauture Film.

2019Falling Inn LoveAnaakiDir. Roger Kumble

Short Film.

2003WrestlessInsanityDir. Rob McLauchlan
2001Death of Theatre ManagerMathew StarX - Cat Productions
1988ThunderboxPeter Independant Production
Dir. Lee Tamahori


2023Celebrity Treasure Island Contestant
2022Kid Sister Doctor Reddy
2022My Life Is Murder Jeff (Guest)
2022My Life Is Murder Jeff (Guest)
2022My Life Is MurderJeff (Guest)
2022My Life Is Murder Season 2Jeff (Guest)Greenstone TV
Dir. Various
2022Power Rangers - Cosmic FuryWarden Garcia (Series Regular )Power Rangers Productions
Dir. Various
2020Power Rangers Dino FuryWarden Garcia (Series Regular )Power Rangers Productions
Dir. Various
2019Brokenwood Mysteries Ep 2Hamish DrakeDir. Various
2019JonahMerv QuirkGreat Southern Film and Television
Dir. Danny Mulheron
2016Funny GirlsMediaworks
2014Nothing Trivial MovieBrian (Lead)Telefeature - South Pacific Pictures
Dir. Mark Beesley
2013Jono & Ben at TenBlair Strang (Guest Comedy Skit)Mediaworks
Dir. Various
2011Nothing Trivial Series 1, 2 & 3Brian (Lead)South Pacific Pictures
2009Go GirlsJoseph (Guest)Series 2
2009Kaitangata TwitchSebastian Carswell (Recurring guest)Kaitangata Twitch Productions Ltd
Dir. Yvonne McKay
2008Go Girls Series 1JosephSouth Pacific Pictures
2005Doves of War - Mini SeriesJoe Matich (Regular Recurring)ScreenWorks
Dir. Chris Bailey
2005InterrogationLaurence Sutherland (Guest)South Pacific Pictures
2005Orange RoughiesDSS Sean Parkes (Regular Recurring)Screen Works/TV1
Dir. Chris Bailey
2005So You Wannabe A Popstar & Christmas CelebrationBlair StrangTouchdown Television
2004Secret Agent Men Series 2Prince Phil Cracken (Guest)Greenstone Pictures
2003Deceit - TelefeatureKarlFilm Factory/ Sony International
Dir. John Sacret Young
2003Maiden Voyage - TelefeatureEnrique (Support)Carlton American Productions
Dir. Colin Budds
2002Mataku 'Going to War' : Te Mura O Te Ahi' Eru (Guest)South Pacific Pictures
2002Spin Doctors Series 2JohnComedia Pictures
Dir. Tony Holden
1995Shortland StreetRangi Heremaia (Core)South Pacific Pictures
Dir. Various
1994True Life StoriesJack
1990Billy T James ShowTimIsombard Productions
Dir. Aileen O'Sullivan


2020Ladies NightCraig (Lead)Dir. Kate Louise Elliot
2019Shortland Street the MusicalHone RopataDir. Darlene Mohekey
2018Morning StarLucifer
2017NigelDirector/ProducerDir. Blair Strang
2016Yours Truly- Auckland Tour & Hamilton FestivalDir. Albert Belz & Tainui Tukuwaho
2009Whero's New Net - NZ tourMassive Company
Dir. Sam Scott
2004Ladies NightWesThe Court Theatre Christchurch
Dir. Cathy Downes
2002FlushKevinX-CAT Productions
Dir. Hamish Hector - Taylor
2002Titus AndronicusAaronThe Silo Threatre Auckland
Dir. Andi Revelly
2001Te MaungaJohnHerald Theatre, Un- Real Theatre Company
Dir. Nathaniel Lees
1999Revival (Soloist)Sky City Casino Variety Club
1993Fiddler on the RoofPerchikSt James Theatre, Auckland Operatic Society


2009Dick Smith Electronics - Radio
2009Dick Smith Electronics - Radio
2008AMI - Radio
2008MIT - Radio
2007Maritime - Radio
2007Massy Unversity - Radio
2006Foodtown - TV
2006KFC -Radio
2006Telecom - TV/Radio
2005Daily Keno - Radio
2005Pedigree Dog Food - TV
2005Power Rangers - Monster voice Borka
2005Voice of Air New Zealand - Radio
2005Warehouse Stationary - TV
2004Air New Zealand - TV
2004Kleenex - Radio
2004Pak N Save - TV/Radio
2004Pizza Hut - Radio
2004Sprite - Radio
2003Carich Education Systems - Radio
2003Coke - Radio
2003Fight for Life Series 1 & SpecialCream TV
2003Gang Kids DocumentaryNarratorKiwa Productions
2003Geneva Finance - TV
2003Milo - TV/Radio
2003Skin & Bone - Loop Group
2003TVNZ/TV2 - Radio
2003Val Morgan - Cinema
2003Voice of Massey University - TV/Radio/CD Rom


Audition Workshop Technique & Masterclasses NZ - 2003, Terri De'Ath
Workshop Feature Film - Tina & the Tekoteko - 2003, Michael Bennett
Screen Workshop Auckland NZ - 1998, Stuart Devenie
Theatre Workshop Auckland NZ - 1994, Raymond Hawthorne