Turia Schmidt Peke

Profile

Turia is a Samoan-Māori actress and presenter. Her career started behind the camera as a production coordinator, but her natural talent for acting saw her cast as the sassy core member Geo in Māori drama series Ahikāroa for four seasons. Turia has also worked as the presenter of Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori in both Auckland and Hamilton. Turia is fluent in both te reo Māori and English which brings a special kind of depth to her projects.

Ethnicity

Maori, Samoan

Location

Auckland, New Zealand

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