Miriama Smith



Bay of Plenty, New Zealand


170 cm

Age Range




Career Highlights

New Zealand Television Awards-Winner Best Performance by a Supporting Actress-Siege 2012
TV Guide Best on the Box People's Choice Award Nomination - Best Actress - Mercy Peak 2005
Qantas TV Nomination - Performance By Lead Actress - We're Here to Help 2008

Filthy Rich (TVD)
Filthy Productions Ltd
Role: Brady

Mt Zion (FF)
Small Axe Films Ltd
Role: Layla Director: Tearapa Kahi
Producer: Quinton Hita

Netherwood (FF)
Netherwood Films Limited
Role: Maria Director: Cristobal Araus Lobos
Producer: Owen Black, Will Hall, Kiel McNaughton

Stolen (TVD)
South Pacific Pictures Productions Limted
Role: Donna Hall Director: Britta Johnstone

Auckland Daze (TVD)
Brown Sugar Apple Grunt Productions
Role: Miriama Smith Director: Kiel McNaugton

Siege (Telefeature) (TVD)
Screentime NZ
Role: Delwyn Keefe Director: Mike Smith

Mercy Peak Series 1-3 (TVD)
Role: Dana McNichol

Brandworld (Presenter)
Presenter various brands


2012New Zealand Television Awards-Winner Best Performance by a Supporting Actress-Siege
2010Qantas Film & Television Award - Nominated - Performance by a Supporting Actress in General Television - Kaitangata Twitch
2008Qantas TV Nomination - Performance By an Actress in a Leading Role - We're Here to Help
2005TV Guide Best on the Box People's Choice Nomination - Best Actress - Mercy Peak
2004TV Guide Best on the Box People's Choice Nomination - Best Actress - Mercy Peak

Feature Film.

2018The Other Side of Heaven 2LavaniaDir. Mitch Davis
2012Mt ZionLayla (Support)Small Axe Films Ltd
Dir. Tearapa Kahi
2010NetherwoodMaria (Lead)Netherwood Films Limited
Dir. Cristobal Araus Lobos
2007We're Here To HelpKath Baker (Lead )South Pacific Picures/Friendly Films
Dir. Jonothan Cullinane
2003SpookedRuby Elder (Lead )Silverscreen Productions
Dir. Geoff Murphy
2002ToyLoveHinemoa (Support)John Swimmer Productions
Dir. Harry Sinclair
2000Other Side of HeavenLavaniaStable Productions/USA

Short Film Film.

2017Maori TimeSonya

Short Film.

2003Picnic StopsKaren (Lead )Method Films
Dir. Kirsten Marcon
2001Moby's IslandMermaid (Lead)Island Productions Ltd


2018Playing For KeepsDr Lauren
2017800 Words Series 3Ngahuia (Guest)Weld Productions / South Pacific Pictures
2017Game of BrosContestantTikilounge Productions
2016Filthy Rich Series 2Brady Trubridge (Lead)Filthy Rich Productions
Dir. Various
2015Filthy Rich Series 1Brady (Core Cast)Filthy Productions Ltd
2012Auckland DazeMiriama Smith (Guest)Brown Sugar Apple Grunt Productions
Dir. Kiel McNaugton
2011Siege (Telefeature)Delwyn KeefeScreentime NZ
Dir. Mike Smith
2011The Jono ProjectHannahTV3
Dir. Pablo Lobos/Damon Fepuleai
2011Would I lie to YouHerself (Guest)
2010StolenDonna Hall (Lead)South Pacific Pictures Productions Limted
Dir. Britta Johnstone
2009Kaitangata TwitchGrace Gallagher (Core Cast)Kaitangata Twitch Productions Ltd
Dir. Yvonne McKay
2009Legend Of The SeekerDu Chaillu (Guest)Episode 208 'Light'
2008New Zealand's Got TalentPanel JudgeSouth Pacific Pictures
2006B&B - Series 3HerselfLivingstone Productions
Dir. Greg Mayor
2006Karaoke HighAngela Bartlett (Lead/Core)TVNZ
2004Last Man StandingZoe Hesketh (Lead/Core)Burberry Productions/Channel 7/TVNZ
2003Power Rangers: Dino ThunderElsa/Principal Randell (Lead/Core)Village Roadshow/KP Productions/USA
2003Serial KillersNurse Pania/Elizabeth (Regular Recurring)Landtry Productions
Dir. Mike Smith
2002Mataku The Magic FluteHine Rimutae/MarakihauSouth Pacific Pictures
Dir. Robin Walters
2002Revelations Series 1Anaka (Regular Recurring)Cloud 9 Screen Entertainment
2001Atlantis High Series 1Vita (Lead/Core)Cloud 9 Screen Entertainment
2001Mercy Peak Series 1 - 3Dana McNicholSouth Pacific Pictures
2000Double Exposure - Telefeature/USAElenaDaybreak Pictures
Dir. David Blyth
2000The Tribe Series 4Moz (Regular Recurring)Cloud 9 Screen Entertainment
2000Xena: Warrior Princess Series 5Shiana (Regular Recurring)Pacific Renaissance Pictures/USA
1998Moko ToaHara (Lead Role)Te Haeata Productions
1998Young HerculesPelia (Major Guest Role)Pacific Renaissance Pictures/USA
1997Shortland StreetAwhina Broughton (Lead/Core)South Pacific Pictures
1997Te KakanoETV Series
1997The Adventures of Swiss Family RobinsonPrincess Moya (Major Guest Role)Cloud 9 Screen Entertainment
1995Mirror Mirror Series 1AniGibson Group
1993The Kina FactoryTe MoanaDir. Riwia Brown
1991Shark in the ParkSallyGibson Group


2017Dancing with the Stars Hospice FundraiserCo-Host (Co-Host)Jan Morgan
2017Finding Aroha Series 2PresenterHi Mama Productions
2016Finding ArohaPresenterWarner Brothers Television Ltd
2012Brandworld PresenterPresenter various brands
2011Match Fishing League
2010Montana World Of WearableArt Awards 2010Media Inc Limited
2009Maori Television - Waitangi Day SpecialMaori Television
2009Montana PresenterWorld of Wearable Art Awards 2009
2007Air New Zealand Inflight Arrival ProgrammeTourism Network
2007NZ on a PlatePresenterDestination TV
2006Destination New Zealand Series 1 & 2Tourism Network
2006House & Garden Series 1TVNZ/TV1
2005Intrepid Journeys - Series 3 'China'
2004Top Tips with Miriama SmithMTS
2003Maori Sports AwardsTVNZ
Dir. Derek Wooster
2000Museum of New Zealand Promo and VoiceMaori Secretary
2000Young Workers RightsJosie


2014PanioraMaria Martinez (Lead)Auckland Theatre Company
Dir. Colin McColl
2003Play 2.03KarmaAuckland Theatre Company 2econd Unit
Dir. Oliver Driver


2015Air New ZealandTrue Ltd
2015Evil DeadStarz Evil Dead NZ Ltd
2009Lotto- Radio
2008Friskies TV
2002Air NZ - Radio
2002AUT - Radio
2002Sky City Kidz First Burns Treatment Award campaign - TV/Radio


Advanced USA Accent Training - 2003, Rowena Balos