Lahleina Feaunati



Auckland, New Zealand


173 cm

Age Range




Career Highlights

Samoan-New Zealander Lahleina recently graduated from Toi Whakaari: New Zealand Drama School with a Bachelor of Performing Arts. While studying, she landed numerous roles in stage productions including lead roles in Sister Act: The Musical and Merrily We Role Along. Lahleina has also appeared in two short films at Toi Whakaari - Saana and The Lobster.


2017One Thousand Ropes

Film Film.

2020Toi Whakaari: FWD Festival Film: SaanaMum, NanaToi Whakaari
Dir. Lahleina Feaunati
2019Mise En Scene: The LobsterBiscuit Woman/Hotel ManagerToi Whakaari
Dir. Vaughan Slinn


2021Batch Schools Tour 2021Polylogue Performer (Supporting)TAHI: New Zealand Festival of Solo Performance
2021TransmissionMoira Sa’imoa (Supporting)Harcourt McKenzie Partnership
Dir. Miranda Harcourt, Stuart McKenzie
2020Double Bill: Lockdown La RondeRitaToi Whakaari
Dir. Jarod Rawiri
2019Merrily We Roll AlongMary Flynn (Lead)Toi Whakaari
Dir. Simon Bennett
2019Shakespeare at WarQueen Margaret (Nafanua)/Tamora/EnsembleToi Whakaari
Dir. Chris Jannides
2018Glass MenagerieAmanda WingfieldToi Whakaari
Dir. Heather Timms, Erina Daniels
2018Sister Act: The MusicalDeloris Van Cartier (Lead)Wellington Musical Theatre
Dir. John Goddard
2017Water TiesSinaDevised Theatre: Victoria University Wellington
Dir. Lahleina Feaunati
2014The CrucibleTituba/EnsembleSacred Heart Girls’ College, NP
Dir. Marie Hunneyball
2014Wheelers LuckJohnny, TrishaWest Coast Theatre New Plymouth
Dir. Holly Shanahan


2020Mum’s Voices:Mum (Lead)Subcreators
Dir. Aashchay Patel
2019Into The Pickle JarTali (Lead)Tomorrow Rain Productions, TVNZ Ondemand
Dir. Matasila Freshwater
2019RNZ: What Will I Be Today SeriesEsera (Lead)Pow Studios
Dir. Marie Sugars, Jane Waddell


Toi Whakaari: New Zealand Drama School - BA of Performing Arts - 2018, Toi Whakaari: New Zealand Drama School