European, Fijian


Auckland, New Zealand


167 cm

Age Range


Career Highlights

Nicole Whippy, an award-winning actress with over two decades in the industry, boasts a rich portfolio including prominent roles in various New Zealand television series like "Xena: Warrior Princess," "The Strip," "Mercy Peak," "Outrageous Fortune," "Nothing Trivial," and a significant tenure on "Shortland Street." Recently, she made her directorial debut with the acclaimed film "Vai," collaborating with eight Pasifika directors. Beyond her acting, she's the founder and instructor at Point Chevalier Drama Club, dedicated to nurturing young talent.


2017Excellence in Performance for The Mountaintop - Auckland Theatre Award
2015Finalist - Best Actress - Michelle, Nothing Trivial: The Finale TVOne - TV Guide Best on the Box
2015TV Guide Best Actress Nominee
2014TV Guide Best Actress Nominee
2000New Zealand Television & Film Awards Nomination - Best Supporting Actress in a Television Series - Jacksons Wharf

Feature Film.

2023TināRona (Supporting)Feel Me Films Ltd.
Dir. Miki Magasiva
2018The Other Side of Heaven 2TanitaDir. Mitch Davis
2007Shiseido and JerryShiniquaLogg Jamm Productions
Dir. Mark Williams
2005The DonorSarahFilm Construction
Dir. Michael Duigan
1999Vertical LimitLara (Support )Columbia Pictures/USA
Dir. Martin Campbell

Short Film.

2019The SocialMrs WalshKilljoy Productions Limited
Dir. Conor Bowden
2004The Aqua BlacksNicoleCyvonde Productions
Dir. Brendon Donovan
2000D.O.T MatrixEva (Lead )God Zone Pictures
Dir. Reuben Pollock
2000SecuritySarahBlack Box Productions
Dir. Christabell Arars Lobos


2023MadamJen (Guest)Dir. Kacie Anning
2023My Life Is Murder S3Fia (Guest)Dir. Various
2019Shortland StreetCecilia King (Core)South Pacific Pictures Ltd
Dir. Various
2018Family Feud All StarContestantMediaworks
2018The Feijoa ClubMs Haughton Brown Sugar Apple Grunt
Dir. Nicole Whippy
2018The Feijoa ClubMrs HoughtonDir. Nicole Whippy
2017Westside 4Kasey's Mother
2014DNA DetectivesLeadJam TV Limited
2014Nothing Trivial MovieMichelle (Lead)Telefeature - South Pacific Pictures
Dir. Mark Beesley
2013What Now, My Kitchen Ruined SeriesIllusionist (Guest)Whitebait TV
2011Nothing Trivial Series 1, 2 & 3Michelle (Core)South Pacific Pictures
2005Orange Roughies Series 1Donna Wiki (Regular Recurring)ScreenWorks
Dir. Chris Bailey & John Laing
2005Outrageous Fortune Series 1 - 6Kasey (Regular Recurring )South Pacific Pictures
2002Good Hands Lima Lelei Series 1Teri (Lead/Core)Screentime Communicado
Dir. Justine Simei-Barton
2002Mercy Peak Series 2Kara Lee (Regular Recurring)South Pacific Pictures
Dir. Simon Bennett
2002The Strip Series 1 & 2Chocolate (Regular Recurring)Gibson Group
2001Arthur Conan Doyles 'The Lost World'Maree (Lead/Core)Lost World Productions/BBC/UK
Dir. Stewart Orme
2001Being Eve Series 2Elektra (Regular Recurring)South Pacific Pictures
Dir. Vanessa Alexander
1999Jacksons Wharf Series 1 - 2Larissa Enari (Lead/Core)
1999Xena Warrior Princess 'End Game'Chilapa (Regular/Recurring)Pacific Renaissance Pictures


2014NeighbourhoodSatellite Media
2012Fresh TV Season 2 - Fiji SpecialPresenter
2000NZTV and Film Awards


2017A Street Car Named DesireWoman / Mexican Woman / MatronDir. Shane Bosher
2017The MountaintopCamaeFCC Productions
Dir. Fasitua Amosa
2000La TraviataBlack FolliesAlan Symthe Special Events
Dir. Raymond Hawthorne
2000Life's CarouselThe PartyUNITEC Productions
Dir. Vadim Ledogorov
2000Our Country's GoodDuckling SmithUNITEC Productions
Dir. Larry Rew
1999End of the Golden WeatherAmyUNITEC Productions
Dir. Raymond Hawthorne
1999King ArthurDame BrisenUNITEC Productions
Dir. Murray Hutchinson
1999MacbethLady MacbethUNITEC Productions
Dir. Raymond Hawthorne
1999Our TownMrs SoamesUNITEC Productions
Dir. Vadim Ledogorov
1999The WaspsProoleonUNITEC Productions
Dir. W.Farrimond


2016 Path of ExileNavaliPlus Play
2015Cerebos Greggs demo FCB
2015Cigna - DemoY&R
2015Cigna - TV, NZY&R
2015SKY Always On/2 x 30" radios/12monthsDDB/Silk
2015Tissues Bears, Work Communications
2006Coca Cola - TV/Radio
2006House of Travel - Radio
2006KFC - TV
2006NZ Herald - Radio
2004Kellogg's 'Special K' - Radio
2004Progressive Foods - Radio
2004Sunday News
2003Hallensteins - Radio
2003Sky City - Radio
2003Val Morgan - Cinema
2003Voice of Macleans - TV
2002Glassons - Radio
2002Telstra Clear NZ - TV, Radio
2002Various Sony CD's

Web Series.

2017Auckward Love Series 3ThelmaDir. Emmett Skilton


Camera Technique, Auckland, New Zealand - 2007, Vicky Yinatsous
Meisner Technique Master Class, Auckland, New Zealand - 2005, Michael Saccente
Advanced USA Accent Training, Auckland, New Zealand - 2003, Rowena Balos
Audition Workshop Technique & Masterclasses, Auckland, New Zealand - 2003, Terri De'Ath
Bachelor of Performing & Screen Arts, NZ - 1997, UNITEC