Niwa Whatuira

A native of New Zealand with Maori and European heritage, Niwa can currently be seen in the TV NZ comedy series GOOD GRIEF and recently recurred in the AMC / TV NZ drama series THE DEAD LANDS. He received rave reviews for his performance in the feature MAUI’S HOOK at the New Zealand International Film Festival, a dramaticized documentary about the effects of suicide on five indigenous families. Niwa’s additional credits include the NZ series AKWARD LOVE, FILTHY RICH and FIND ME A MAORI BRIDE, as well as the feature THE DARK HORSE with Cliff Curtis.



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‘Māui’s Hook’: Why this New Zealand documentary should be compulsory viewing [Stuff NZ]

Māui’s Hook‘ Review [NZ Herald]