Teuila Blakely

Profile

Actress, MC, Celebrity Host

Actor and TV presenter Teuila Blakely is one of New Zealand’s most recognised faces. She is best-known for her four year stint on Shortland Street as the feisty yet vulnerable nurse Vasa Levi. Teuila is also a founding host for both hip-hop radio station Flava FM, and C4’s live show Freestyle. She’s written and performed in her own 2003 play Island Girls, for which the NZ Herald named her one of the country’s best young writers. She showcased her comedy skills on animated comedy series bro’Town and the feature film Sione’s Wedding, as well as it’s sequel. Other popular Kiwi works Teuila has starred in include Filthy Rich, Outrageous Fortune, and it’s prequel Westside. More recently, Teuila has starred in Prime TV’s drama series The Brokenwood Mysteries. During her time on Dancing With The Stars, Teuila chose Women’s Refuge as her charity, which led to her becoming an ambassador for the cause. A powerful advocate for women, Teuila aims to break down gender barriers in NZ and inspire women across the country to feel empowered and confident.

Location

Auckland, New Zealand

Skills

After Dinner Speaker, Broadcaster, Field Presenter, Judge, Keynote Speaker, Live Performance Host, Panellist, Reality/Entertainment Host, Television

Interests

Community Work , Current Affairs, Fashion, Film & Television, Food & Wine, Health & Lifestyle, Interviews, Research, Travel