Current Shortland Street characters

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Shortland Street is a New Zealand soap opera that has been broadcast on TV2 since May 25, 1992. The show centers on the title hospital and its staff and their families. The following characters currently appear in the show. Characters whom have been portrayed by more than one actor, are listed, with the most recent actor at the top of the list.

Main characters[edit]

Actor Character Duration
Michael Galvin HOD of Surgery, Dr. Chris Warner 1992–96, 2000—
Angela Bloomfield Chief Executive Officer Rachel McKenna 1993–99, 2001–03, 2007, 2009—
Pua Magasiva Nurse Vinnie Kruse-Miller 2003–06, 2011—
Benjamin Mitchell HOD of Emergency, Dr. TK Samuels 2006—
Sally Martin Director of Nursing Nicole Kruse-Miller 2009—
Amelia Reid Personal Assistant, Bella Durville 2010—
Sam Bunkall Dr. Boyd Rolleston 2012—
Kerry-Lee Dewing Kylie Brown 2012—
Ria Vandervis 2IC/Acting CEO Dr. Harper Whitley 2013—
Grace Palmer Nurse Lucy Rickman 2014—
Jarod Rawiri Mo Hannah 2015—
Jayden Daniels Curtis Hannah 2015—
Ben Barrington Dr. Drew McCaskill 2015—

Recurring characters[edit]

Actor Character Relation Duration
Lukas Whitling Dr. Finn Connelly Son of Chris Warner and Carrie Burton. Doctor in the Plastic Surgery Clinic at the hospital. 1993, 2016—
Lucy Lovegrove Sass Connelly Daughter of Chris Warner and Carrie Burton and temp PA 1993, 2016—
Reid Walker Harry Warner Son of Chris Warner and the late Toni Warner 2002—
Henry Williams
Callum Campbell-Ross
Joshua Thompson
Leila Eketone Tillie Potts Daughter of TK Samuels and the late Sarah Potts. 2011—
Nalani Rose Tuhae
Nathan Anderson
Reuben Milner Jack Hannah The youngest son in the Hannah family 2014—
Duane Evans Jr. Michael Hampton-Rees Vinnie's son 2014—
Feleti Aulika Pele Kruse-Miller Vinnie and Nicole's son. 2014—
Grant Loban Damo Johnson A staff member of the hospital in the IT department 2015—
Biance Murray Stevie Isaac Daughter of Bella Durville 2015—
Ruby Pateman
Ngahuia Piripi Esther Samuels Niece of TK Samuels 2015—
Tane Williams Ali Karim Ambulance Officer at Shortland Street. 2015—
Laurel Devenie Nurse Kate Nathan An old nursing friend of Nicoles and mother to Blue 2016—
Tash Keddy Blue Nathan Kate's gender transitioning teenage son. 2016—
Ryan Carter Cam McCaskill Drew's younger brother 2016—

Upcoming characters[edit]

Actor Character Arrival date Source
JJ Fong Ruby Late 2016 [1]


  1. ^ Simich, Ricardo (11 September 2016). "Meet Shortland Street's new star". Spy. APN News & Media.