Toa Fraser, born in Britain in 1975, of a Fijian father and a British mother, is a playwright and film director. His second feature film, Dean Spanley, starring Sam Neill, Jeremy Northam and Peter O'Toole, premiered in September 2008. His upcoming film Giselle has been selected to be screened in the Contemporary World Cinema section at the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival.
Fraser moved to Auckland in 1989. He attended Sacred Heart College, Auckland and is a graduate of the University of Auckland.
- BARE (1998)
- No. 2 (1999)
- Paradise (2001)
- Best New Play and Best New Playwright, New Zealand Chapman Tripp Awards, 1998
- Sunday Star Times Bruce Mason Award, 1999
- Festival First Award, Edinburgh Festival Fringe, 2000: for the play version of No. 2
- University of South Pacific's Writer in Residence Fellowship, 2001
- The World Cinema Audience Award: Dramatic, Sundance Film Festival, January 2006
- inducted to Arts Honours Board, Sacred Heart College, Auckland, September 2006 (along with, amongst others, Tim Finn and Dave Dobbyn)