Tameka Sowman Vahatau

Profile

Location

Auckland, New Zealand

Height

170 cm

Age Range

26–36

Ethnicity

European, Niuean

Career Highlights

Dungeons and Dragons Logic
Web Series
Viva La Dirt League
Role: Druid
Producer: Alexander Borgers

Tameka is a New Zealand-Niuean actress who studied acting at Toi Whakaari: New Zealand Drama School. Since graduating, Tameka has gone on to star in series such as PotLuck, Shortland Street and Creamerie. She has acted in over 15 short films as well as appearing in feature Pork Pie.

Feature Film.

2016Pork PieConstable JaneBlondini Enterprises Ltd
Dir. Matt Murphy
2011ScarsSupport Group41 South
Dir. Mathew Christophers

Short Film.

2015Auckland Stories - Auckland War Memorial MuseumVicExit Films
2014Actually AlexCharlotteLolly Jar Films
Dir. Ness Simons
2014HeartbeatLiam Bachler Films
Dir. Liam Bachler
2013HumanAlienNatcol
Dir. Jesse-Lee Morrison
2013Last DanceBrideNatcol
Dir. Gemma Kingi
2013Mr CutterWomanDir. Andrew Schnetler
2013Second ChanceChelseaDir. Anna Robinson
2013TrappedLeoneNatcol
Dir. Ben Hewett-Long
2013VicariousVicThe Brown Stove
Dir. Craig Pearce
2011Fruit PunchBobbiThe Brown Stove
Dir. Craig Pearce
2011Safe HouseWomanDir. Sarah Roberts
2011They Call Him KincaidQueenieDir. Gaylene Preston
2011What the...Best FriendDir. Mathew Christophers
2010Go On Then, Play It!PianistNZFS
Dir. Kathleen Collins
2010Hear Me Deaf GirlNZFS
Dir. Josh Kamau
2010 RiskBar GirlNZFS
Dir. Dylan Jauslin

Television.

2020CreamerieDoctor (Guest)Dir. Roseanne Liang
2017Shortland StreetTeuila Newton (Guest)
2016Pot Luck Zoe (Web Series)Dir. Ness Simons
2014Online E-Learning CourseHeart Foundation
Dir. Matt Leggett
2013Girls vs BoysGirlKHF Media
2012 Prescribed - PilotMadisonAx Trivia
Dir. Daniel Pengelly
2012Rounds - PilotAnnaGibson Group
Dir. Jason Suttor

Theatre.

2016Blood DrunkNiuean WomanDir. Jahra Wasasala
2015Fale SaRaw Development, Auckland Arts Festival
Dir. Nathaniel Lees
2014Matanui TheatreDir. Bryan Divers
2013Back to the Land of OZDorothyDir. George Harach
2013Masi - NZI Arts FestivalObject AnimatorThe Conch
Dir. Nina Nawalowalo
2013Masi - Sydney FestivalLead Object AnimatorThe Conch
Dir. Nina Nawalowalo
2013South Seas Picnic LawnMasked HostBent Designs
2012Can You Be More Pacific Please?Go SoloDir. Sophie Roberts
2012SkelligMina (Lead)Dir. Tabitha Arthur
2012Welcome to ThebesEurydice (Lead)Dir. Annie Ruth
2011The Roaring GirlBecky/Yeoman/Mol (Fill)Dir. Rachel Henry

Web Series.

2021Dungeons and Dragons LogicDruidViva La Dirt League

Training.

Fiona Samuels Masterclass - 2015
NZ Equity Casting Hot House - 2015
Sara Wiseman Workshop - 2015, The Actors' Program
USA Accent and Screen Audition Technique Workshop - 2014, Terri De'Ath
Sword Fighting and Combat for Stage and Screen Workshop - 2013, Allan Henry, Jamie Smith
Acting Graduate - 2012, Toi Whakaari: New Zealand Drama School