Nikki Si'ulepaNikki Si’ulepa

Nikki is an award winning actor, writer, director and camera operator based in Auckland, Aotearoa (New Zealand). On screen, she’s acted in Creamerie, The Sounds, Same But Different: A True NZ Love Story, One Thousand Ropes, Housebound, Super City, Whole of the Moon, and Pot Luck. Behind the camera, her films have screened at the Berlinale, Tribeca, Sydney, Melbourne, FIFO, NZIFF, Hollyshorts, and ImagineNATIVE. She stopped introducing herself as a dancer when a professional dancer asked her what style she did.


‘I don’t have classic good looks … but then I’d rather play the off-centre roles. I’m quite happy playing a drug addict or the bastard in the wheelchair.’