Shavaughn Ruakere



Auckland, New Zealand


171 cm

Age Range




Career Highlights

Sione's Wedding (FF) South Pacific Pictures
Role: Latifah Director: Chris Graham
Producer: Chloe Smith

River Queen (FF) Silverscreen Productions
Role: Wahine Rangatira Director: Vincent Ward

Shortland Street (TVD)
South Pacific Pictures
Role: Roimata

Brown Brothaz (TVD)
Cinco Cine Film Productions
Role: Jasmine Director: Robin Walters & Awanui Simich Pene

Legend Of The Seeker - Series 2 (TVD) (TVD)
Role: Mistress Sara

Film Film.

2018Funny WhareGuest - as herselfMaori Television - MTS
2018I Am ParadiseAROHADir. Hiona Henare

Short Film.

2011V48 Short Film Comp Grand Finalist (Lead)

Feature Film.

2005Sione's WeddingLatifahSouth Pacific Pictures
Dir. Chris Graham
2004River QueenWahine RangatiraSilverscreen Productions
Dir. Vincent Ward
2003The Space Between (Lead)BBC


2016Seven Sharp Entertainment ReporterTelevision New Zealand
2015Darly (Web Series)Sally (Core Cast)
2015Jono & Ben The Bachelorette (Guest)Mediaworks
2015Walks With Dogs (Web Series)
2014DNA DetectivesHerselfJam TV Limited
2014Only In Aotearoa (Comedy Web Series)Various (Guest)Kura Productions
2014When We Go to WarAwa KokiriJUMP FILM AND TV LIMITED
Dir. Peter Burger
2010Brown BrothazJasmine (Lead)Cinco Cine Film Productions
Dir. Robin Walters & Awanui Simich Pene
2010Legend Of The Seeker Series 2 Mistress Sara
2010Shortland StreetRoimata (Core)South Pacific Pictures
Dir. Various
2010WANNA-BEnBens Wife (Guest)Yoink Productions Ltd
2009The CultAngela (Guest)Great Southern Pacific Pictures
Dir. Peter Burger


2016Our New Zealand EscapeHerself2 Tui Productions
2016Seven Sharp Entertainment Correspondent Television New Zealand
2014The Plaza Fashion Show
2011Axis AwardsMC
2011Telecom Chorus Days MC
2009Big Day Out Web PresenterMedia Works
2008More FM Breakfast Host (1week)
2006MeatyMusic, Entertainment Around Town
2004Mai FM
2003Coast TVVisionary Television
2003SM TV LIVEBlaze Television UK
2001Smokefree Stage ChallengeTelevision New Zealand
1997What NowTelevision New Zealand


2014DogBasement Theatre
Dir. Jeff Szusterman


2016The Parihaka WomanBolinda Publishing Pty Ltd
2009Life Pharmacy - TVC
2008Instant Kiwi- Radio
2008Life Pharmacy - TV
2008Westpac- Text Alert, Radio
2003CD: UKBlaze Television UK
2000The MachineTelevision New Zealand

Web Series.

2019Darryl 2SallyDir. Millen Baird


Casting Hothouse NZ 2015 - 2015
Masterclass 2015 - LA - 2015, Margie Haber
McSweeney Newman Master Class Casting Workshop (2 Day), Auckland - 2013, Tom McSweeney & Dave Newman
Meisner Technique-Mike Sacente - 2009