Suivai Pilisipi Autagavaia Actor Profile





Auckland, New Zealand


162 cm

Age Range


Career Highlights

Suivai Pilisipi Autgavaia is a Pacific Institute of Performing Arts alumna who has established a notable presence in the Pasifika films and arts sector. Notably, she gained recognition for her role as Malia in "Baby Mama's Club" and later secured the lead role of Hibiscus in the feature film "Hibiscus & Ruthless." She has starred in the NZ drama-comedy film "Brown Boys" and "The Brokenwood Mysteries" and she acted as Core Cast in Comedy Central "SIS."

Feature Film.

2018Brown BoysEve (Support)Brown Boys Limited
Dir. Hans Masoe
2017Hibiscus and RuthlessHibiscus (Lead)M2S1 Films Ltd
Dir. Stallone Vaiaoga-Ioasa
2002The Legend of Johnny LingoYoung Viane (Guest)Turtles Crossing LLC
Dir. Steven Ramirez

Short Film.

2009ManurewaVal (Support)Robber's Dog Films
Dir. Sam Peacocke
2009One Year LaterZarra (Lead)Unitec
Dir. Unitec


2022Mystic S2 & S3Constable Ne'emia (Supporting )Dir. Various
2021SIS Season 2Malia (Lead)SIS The Show Limited
Dir. Hanelle Harris
2020SISMalia (Lead)Comedy Central
Dir. Hanelle Harris
2019The Brokenwood Mysteries S6Wanda (Guest)South Pacific Pictures
Dir. Oliver Driver
2009Laughing with SamoansBackup Dancer (Guest)Maori Television
Dir. Stephen Stehnlin


2015E Ono Tama 'I PatoChorusAuckland / Wellington tour
Dir. Jenni Heka
2014Pollyhood in MumulandPolly (Lead)Mangere Arts Centre
Dir. Alison Quigan & Troy Tu'ua
2014Sei 'O FafineOfa (Lead)National tour
Dir. Olivia Taouma & Sesilia Pusiaki
2012Checkout ChicksCheckout ChickAuckland Theatre Company
Dir. Simon Coleman
2012Pirates of the South SideDancing Mermaid (Lead)Auckland Botanical Gardens
Dir. Mario Faumui
2010CeremoniaChorusDir. Vela Manusaute
2010E Ono Tama 'I PatoChorusAuckland / Wellington tour
Dir. Jenni Heka
2010ExchangeCharityBasement Theatre / ATC Young & Hungry
Dir. Lauren Jackson
2010Le TauvagaLagiDir. Iaheto Ah-Hi
2010Opethlia Thinks HarderVariousDir. Anapela Polataivao & Stacey Lailua
2010Till Death Do Us PartVarious (Solo Show)Mangere Arts Centre
Dir. Sam Scott & Suivai Autagavaia
2009Little Shop of HorrorsChorusPlayhouse Theatre
Dir. Sean Coyle
2009PassageSafarHerald Theatre
Dir. Lauren Jackson
Dir. Lauren Jackson
2009Take ThatValrieNational school tour
Dir. Olivia Taouma
2009YellowmanAlma (Lead)UNITEC
Dir. Goretti Wickman & Anapela Polataivao

Web Series.

2018Baby Mama's Club 2 Malia (Lead)Culture Factory
Dir. Hanelle Harris
2017Baby Mama's ClubMalia (Lead)BMC Productions
Dir. Hanelle Harris


Diploma in Pacific Performing Arts - 2009