List of Shortland Street characters

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The following is a complete list of all characters that appear or have appeared on the TVNZ soap opera Shortland Street. Included in the list are current and past core, recurring and guest characters.

2012 Shortland Street cast photo

Main and recurring characters[edit]

Characters which are currently active are in blue, original characters (which are non-active) are in yellow, and non-active characters are in white.

B[edit]

Character Actor Years Active
Libby Bailey Charlotte Pennington 1996–1997
Nigel Bailey Andrew Laing 1996–1997
Roz Bainbridge Lucy Von Sturmer 2008
Dale Baker Mike Lough 2007
Constable Simon Baker Rob Williams 2012
Keith Banks Ross Brannigan 1995-1996
Paramedic Rick Barrett Nick Eynon 2001
Emma Bartle Keryn Walsh 2007
Nurse Carol Beckham Robyn Worthington 2000–10
Ben Janson Ryan 2011–2016
Joe Bennett Tony Burton 1997–98
Joshua Bennett Jason Web 1998
Kath Bennett Kath Rowlings 2008
Matt Bennett Josh Gilbertson 1998
Mavis Bennett Jay Tuhoro 1997–98
Bella Bergman Erolia Ifopo 1999
Josephine "Josie" Billingham (née Bergman) Karamia Muller 1999
Rev. Paul Bergman Ene Petaia 1999
Dr. Ashwin Bhashar Jacob Rajan 1996–1997
Judy Billingham Stephanie McKellar-Smith 1998
Luke Billingham Greg Freeman 1998-1999
Ryan Birch Robert Harte 1995-1996
Roger Black Steve King 2007
Dr. Katherine Blake Margaret Umbers 1993–1994
Marilyn Bluck Donna Akersten 1994, 1995–1996
Leah Blundell Kate Simmonds 2007
Mackie Bowden Nick Hopkins 2006
Marcus Bowman Bruce Hopkins 2002
Martin Bradford Jaime Robinson 2007
Adam Brady Jeremy Brennan 1993–1994
Laurie Brasch Chic Littlewood 1993–1996
Marjorie Brasch (previously Neilson) Elizabeth McRae 1992–96, 1998, 2002, 2012, 2017
Ruth Brasch Joanna Briant 1994–1995
Emily Bredican Sarah Somerville 2003–2004
Warren Briggs Karl Straker 2007, 2010
Nurse Awhina Broughton Miriama Smith 1997–1998
Nurse Beanie Brown Roanna Dalziel 1999–2000
Nurse Kylie Brown Kerry-Lee Dewing 2012-
Nurse Morgan Braithwaite (formerly Tippett) Bonnie Soper 2008–2009
Eden Brown Natalie Braid 2010
Nurse Judy Brownlee Donogh Rees 2001–2006
Dr. Daniel Buchanan Jack Campbell 1998–1999, 2001
Laurence Buchanan Peter Vere-Jones 1999
Barbara Buxton Helena Ross 1999
Nurse Caroline Buxton Tandi Wright 1995–1999

C[edit]

Character Actor Years Active
Dr. Jim Callan Shane Nicholson 1999–2000
Dr. Ingrid Campbell Madeleine Lynch 2006–2007, 2009
Dr. Gavin Capper Tim Schijf 2007
Dex Carrigan Dallas Barnett 2010, 2011
Brandon Cardiff Todd Rippon 1994
Hugo Carmont Fraser Brown 2005
Michael Carmont Richard Hanna 2005
Helen Carson Michele A'Court 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009
Timothy Carson Austin Taylor 2008
Howard Carter Ross Anderson 2009
Noel Carter Timothy Lee 2003
Penelope Cartland Wendy Meyer 2000
Astrid Chapel Andi Crown 2010, 2012
Faye Chatfield Brigid McVeigh 1995
Lulu Chatfield Meighan Desmond 1995-1996
Dr. Li Mei Chen Li Ming Hu 2003–2006
John Cheney Wade Jackson 2007
Dr. MacKenzie Choat Ingrid Park 1998–1999
Nurse Lily Choi Caleigh Cheung 2007
Nurse Paul Churchill Simon Prast 1993, 1994, 1995
Stacey Clarke Narelle Ahrens 2000
Nate Clarke Josh McKenzie 2013-2014
Ross Clarkson Stephen Papps 2006
Dean Cochrane Greg Johnson 1998–2001
Moira Cochrane (née Lafferty, previously Crombie) Geraldine Brophy 1997–2001
Mr Coburn Timothy Rickett 2008
Jesse Collins Paul McIver 2008
Daria Connell Stephanie Lee 2007
Aleesha Cook Sonia Gray 1998–1999
Theresa Coombes Fiona Collins 2005
Tim Coombes Millen Baird 2005
Dominique Coombes Jay Saussey 1995
Ted Coombes Ian Watkin 1995
Len Cooper Bruce Phillips 2013–2015
Judy Cooper Donna Akersten 2013
Evan Cooper Tyler Read 2010–14
Murray Cooper Matthew Chamberlain 2010—2016
Jasmine Cooper Pearl McGlashan 2010–13, 2016
Nurse Wendy Cooper Jacqueline Nairn 2010—2016
Jessica 'Jay' Copeland Jaime Passier-Armstrong 2004–2007
Paramedic Nelson Copeland Quinton Hita 2002–2004
Travis Corfield John Tui 2013
Nurse Baxter Cormack Tom Hern 2005–2007
Gus Cormack Rod Lousich 2006
Sue Cormack Sally McCormick 2006
Linda Corrine Shirley Duke 1994–1995, 2009, 2010, 2012
Nurse Layla Cornwall Louise Harris 2003–2004
Helen Corrie Chloe Blackwell 2009
Justice Pamela Crane Judy Callingham 2000
Rev. Phillip Crawshaw William Walker 2007
Anthea Crichton Anita Cumming 2008
Blake Crombie Jesse Peach 1999–2001
Earl Crombie Murray Keane 1998, 1999–2000
Jordan Crombie Cameron Smith 1999
Maddy Crombie Joseph Greer 1997–2001
Shelley Crombie Natalie Dennis 1997–2000
Nurse Ellen Crozier Robyn Malcolm 1994–1999
Glenys Crozier Shelia Summers 1995, 1996, 1997
Minnie Crozier Katrina Devine 1994–2001
Rose Crozier-Kearney Georgia Bishop 1997–1998
Lawrence Cunningham Robert Tripe 2012
Tim Cunningham Richard Vette 1994–1995

D[edit]

Character Actor Years Active
Gary Davis Tim Bray 2007
Lachlan Davis Jonathan Mahon-Heap 2007; 2008
Rosie Davies Charlotte Walker 2005; 2006
Polly Deaker Lara Fischel-Chisholm 2007
Eamon Dempsey Neill Rea 2000–2001
Dr. Kip Denton Will Hall 2007–2009
Dr. Thomas Denton Mark Mitchinson 2009
Ramona Derby Ashleigh Seagar 1994-1996
Eva Destruction Mika 2008
Craig Develter Joel Tobeck 1994, 1996
Caitlin Devereux Sarah Smuts-Kennedy 1994–1995
Dr. Emily Devine Micheala Rooney 1995–1997
Chip Dexter Anthony Ray Parker 1998
Sammy Diamond Andy Anderson 2006
Luca Dobra Charlie Truman 2013
Nurse Sarah Donnelly Madeleine Lynch 1992
Fred Douglas Graham Bull 2011
Marty Drinnan Jonathan Martin 2007
Dr. Alan "Al" Dubrovsky Malcolm Murray 1999–2001
Laurel Dupree Andrea Kelland 2001, 2004, 2005, 2009, 2011, 2012
Bella Durville (née Cooper) Amelia Reid 2010— 2016
Dr. Luke Durville Gerald Urquhart 2007, 2008–09, 2010–13
Rafael Durville Simon London 2010

E[edit]

Character Actor Years Active
Jeremy Eggleton Ash Jones 2009
Natalie Ellis Eileen Hatfield 2010
Stewart Elton Hand transplant patient Marcus Pointon 2010
Dr. Ava Eriksson Siobhan Marshall 2014
Tupac Evans Mauri Oho Stokes 2008–2009
Dr. Nathan Exley Peter Feeney 2000
Dr. Paul Exley Rory Williamson 2000–2001

F[edit]

Character Actor Years Active
Paramedic Grant "Grunter" Faalago Semu Filipo 2005–2006, 2007, 2008–2009
Mary Faasavalu Whetu Fala 2012
Nurse Ana Fa'asolo Mary Lose 1995–1997
Wai Farrell Midge Murray  ?
Greg Feeney Tim Balme 1994, 1995–1996, 1999-2000
Jed Ferris Johnny Barker 2000
Bailey Finch Estevez Gillespie 2011–12
Jack "Fish" Fisher Stephen Handisides 2009
Jane Fitzgerald Katherine McRae 1992–1993
Jewel Fitzpatrick Vicki Edwards-Brown 2010
Loren Fitzpatrick Sophia Johnson 2010
Philip Fitzpatrick Jeremy King 2010
Reuben Fitzpatrick David Aston 2010
Andrew Fleming Ezra Woods 1992–1993
Dr. Meredith Fleming Stephanie Wilkin 1992–1993, 1994
Nurse Annie Flynn Rebecca Hobbs 1994
Hamish Flynn Alan Brash 2006
Marcel Fohn Ethan Bai 2012
Paramedic Jamie Forrest Karl Urban 1993–1994
Rich Fortune Brian Sergent 2001
Kitty Forsyth Yvonne Lawley 1997
Rufus Franks Luke Bodle 2008
Nurse Emma Franklin Amy Usherwood 2012-2015
Dr. Brett Franklin Matt Dywer 2012; 2014
Nurse Gary Fraser Mark Wright 2002
Annette Freeman Louise Wallace 2010, 2011, 2012
Paramedic Rebecca Frost Luisa Burgess 1994–1997
Ashton Fuller Bryce Langston 2010
Kim Furious Sassy Acorn 1993

G[edit]

Character Actor Years Active
Dr. Josh Gallagher Chris Tempest 2012–14
Dr. Jack Galloway Jed Brophy 1998
Nurse Mike Galloway Oliver Driver 1998–1999
Detective Robyn Gardner Vikki Cottingham 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009
Cat Gibson Roz Turnbull 2012
Ethan Gill Stephen Lovatt 1994
Mitch Gillespie John Wraight 2006
Nurse Jessie George Hannah Tolich 2003–2004
Ruby Gleeson Alana Barber 2007
Dr. Lawrence Godfrey Ray Henwood 2006
Anita Goodall Lara Fischel-Chisholm 2010
Paramedic Ben Goodall Shaun Edwards-Brown 2009–2010
John Grainger Jason Hoyte 2006; 2008; 2009
Leslie Grant Paul Holmes 2010
Dave Greenlaw Kevin J. Wilson 2002
Delphine "Delphi" Greenlaw Anna Hutchison 2002–2004
Dr. Geoff Greenlaw Andrew Laing 2001–2003
Liz Greenlaw Yvonne Martin 2002
Tara Gregory Rachael Bullock 1996
Malcolm Grieg Norman Forsey 2004
Constable Dave Groves Barry Duffield 1999–2005
Orlando Gunn Chris Maclennan-Jones 2008, 2009
Trish Gunn Sheryl Stewart 2008, 2009

H[edit]

Character Actor Years Active
Buddy Haanui Antonio Te Maioha 2006, 2007
Dr. Laura Hall Larissa Matheson 1999–2000
Dr. Bethany Hall Michelle Langstone 2011
Nicola Halley Debbie Newby 1996, 2000
Bernadette Hamblyn Narelle Ahrens 2008
Dr. Bree Hamilton Rachael Blampied 2011–12; 2013–14
Jemima Hampton Liesha Ward-Knox 2005–2006; 2014
Michael Hampton-Rees Duane Evans Jr. 2014-
Darren Hamilton Nathan Rimell 2009
Dr. Lars Hammett Sean O'Connor 2011
Dr. Nadia Hammett Jessi Williams 2011
Norman Hanson Jacob Tomuri 2003–2005
Dr. John Harlan Matthew Chamberlain 1998-1999
Nurse Meg Harris Emily Mowbray 2007
Barry Harrison Alistair Browning 1992
Jenny Harrison Maggie Harper 1992–1998, 2002
Lucas Harrison Christopher Preece 2000
Joshua Adams 2000–2001
Caleb Boyd 2001
William Tregidga 2002–2005
Nick Harrison Karl Burnett 1992–2005, 2017
Tina-Anne Harrison Damikah Chancher 2004
Claudia Goodison
Libby Reber 2004–05
Waverley Harrison (née Wilson) Claire Chitham 1994–1995, 1998–2005, 2017
Kane Harvey Jason Nathan 2008–2009
Dr. Bridget Hastings Katie Wolfe 1997–1999
Nurse Christine Hastings Tanya Horo  ?? - 1999
Paramedic Donna Heka (née Bennett) Stephanie Tauevihi 1997–2004
Eddie Heka Hori Ahipene 1999
Nurse Joey Henderson Johnny Barker 2007 — 2008
Oscar Henry Christopher Brown 1998–1999
Rangi Heremaia Blair Strang 1995–2001
Toka Heremaia Redmond McCarthy 1996
Officer Heston Shaun Thompson 2007
Jack Hewitt Manu Bennett 2002
Patricia Hewitt Maureen Edwards 2001–2002
Dr. Adam Heywood Leighton Cardno 2001–2003
Barbara Heywood Annie Whittle 2001–2005
Marshall Heywood Paul Reid 2001–2004
Dr. Simon Hilton-Jones John Wraight 1994
Samara Hindmarsh (fake) / Lily Jodie Rimmer 2001
Samantha Hindmarsh Judy Rankin 2001
Eddie Ho Gary Young 2010
Dr. Marvin Ho Daniel Sing 2003
Eileen Horrocks (née Gregory) Cathy Downes 2005
Joe Hudson Rawiri Paratene 2001–2002
Mihi Hudson Quantrelle King 2001–2002, 2003
Rangimarie Hudson Mia Curreen-Poko 2005–06
Shannon Hudson (née Te Ngaru) Amber Curreen 2001–2006
Tama Hudson David Wikaira-Paul 2001, 2003–2006
Nurse Te Hana Hudson (née Kahu) Vanessa Rare 2001–2003, 2004–2005, 2006
Whetu Hudson Taungaroa Emile 2005 - 2006
Wesley Huffman David B Goodwin 2010
Serena Hughes Willa O'Neill 1992–1993
Frankie Hull Anoushka Klaus 2010
Cheyenne Hunter Shara Connolly 2005
Mr Hunter Ross Brannigan 1994

I[edit]

Character Actor Years Active
Elvis Iosefa Pua Magasiva 1999
Nurse Louie Iosefa Shimpal Lelisi 1999–2000
Dr. Stephen Isaac Stan Wolfgramm 1997

J[edit]

Character Actor Years Active
Jimi Jackson Corey Moana 2006
Dr. Gabrielle Jacobs Virginie Le Brun 2009–10, 2011–12
Lana Jacobs Brooke Williams 2011–13
Lynn Jacobs Walter Brown 1996
Nurse Otis Jackson Shane Bartle 1994–1995
Doctor James Anto Riswantono 2014
Ian Jeffries Jeffrey Thomas 2004, 2005–2006
Jay "Jay-Jay" Jeffries Jack Boyle 2007
Tom Boyl
Marlan Nesbitt 2008
Liam Farmer 2008–11, 2012
Libby Jeffries Fleur Saville 2006–10, 2012
Nurse Maia Jeffries Anna Jullienne 2004–11, 2012
Nurse Tania Jeffries Faye Smythe 2005–10, 2012
Yvonne Jeffries Alison Quigan 2004, 2005–11, 2012
Sir Sefton Jeffries Peter McAllum 2001
Dayna Jenkins Lucy Elliott 2013-2016
Kane Jenkins KJ Apa 2013-2015
Jennifer Jenkins Unknown Actress 2013
Dr. Dinesh Jivani Amin Sheikh 2008
Dr. Kevin Johns David Van Horn 2012
Nurse Mere Johnson Carolyn McLaughlin 2001
Jill Johnstone Suzy Aiken 1992
Justine Jones (see 2000 storyline) Judy Hall 2000
Dr. Justine Jones Laurie Foell 2005, 2006
Lucy Wigmore 2007–2008, 2009
Nurse Joanna Jordan Greer Robson 1993–1994

K[edit]

Character Actor Years Active
Nurse Anne Kahu (née Greenlaw) Emmeline Hawthorne 2001–2004
Dr. Victor Kahu Calvin Tuteao 2000–2004
Lee Kapene Kirk Torrance 1997
Eti Kawaka Isaac Bell 2005–2007
Bradley Kearney Joseph Gloonan 1998
Dr. David Kearney Peter Elliott 1996–1999
Fergus Kearney Paul Ellis 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998–2001
Isobel Kearney Jennifer Ward-Lealand 1996–1998
Sean Kearney Nick Miller 1996
Dr. Finlay Keats Peter McCauley 1995–1996
Brodie Kemp Ari Boyland 2010–2011
Mary Kelly Betty Leathwick 2007
Nurse Carrie Kennedy (née Burton) Lisa Crittenden 1992–1993
Declan Kennedy Kevin J. Wilson 1993
Phyllis Keppel Beryl Te Wiata 1999
Dr. Logan King Peter Muller 2003–2004
Nurse Jill Kingsbury Natalie Medlock 2011–12
Melanie Kirk Tina Regtien,
Julie Crean
1992-1993
2006
Erin Kingston Emma Lahana 2000–2001
Kirsty Knight Angela Marie Dotchin 1992–1998
Bryon Kramer John Dybvig 1994
Ursula Kruger Robyn Paterson 2010
Sef Kruse Tuki Laumea 2004–2005
Talafao Kruse Joseph Pilitati 2004
Talia Kruse Marlina Rogers 2004
Nurse Vinnie Kruse Pua Magasiva 2003–2006, 2011—
Grishma Kumari Rina Patel 2008
Naveen Kumari Ajay Vasisht 2008, 2009
Dipali Kumari Rashmi Pilapitiya 2008, 2009
Rani Kumari Urmila Dhar 2007, 2008, 2009
Shobna Kumari Leela Patel 2008, 2009, 2011
Vijay Kumari Himanshu Trivedi 2007, 2008, 2009
Nurse Shanti Kumari-Scott Nisha Madhan 2007–2009
Sunil Kumari Monish Anand 2007,2008,2009
Dr. Grace Kwan Lynette Forday 1994–1997, 2013-
Joy Kwan Helen Wong 1997

L[edit]

Character Actor Years Active
Detective Larsen John Doubleday  ?
Ingrid Larsen Kiri Mills 1994
Nurse Kate Larsen Rebecca Hobbs 2000–2001
Piers Lassiter Richard Adams 1997
Colin "Dollar" Laws John Tui 2010
Vince "Pigdog" Laws Andre King 2009
Dr. Billy Leach Darren Young 1995
Bernie Leach Timothy Bartlett 1995–1996
Carla Leach (née Crozier) Elizabeth Easther 1995–96
Henry Lee Peter Huang 2012, 2013
Roger Lee Scott Hayden 2002, 2008
Don Lennox Chris Easley 2008, 2009
Ula Levi Frankie Adams 2010—2015
Vasa Levi Teuila Blakely 2010, 2011-2014
Madison Lodge Vicky Rodewyk
Kevin Lorrigan Russell Smith 1997
Miles Lucas Hamish MacFarlane 1992
Avril Lucich Kate-Louise Elliott 2004
Bernadette Lucich Kate-Louise Elliott 2004
Annabelle Lustwick Jodie Dorday 1997

M[edit]

Character Actor Years Active
Jean-Luc Mafart Pierre Foret 1993
Holly Makatea Miriama McDowell 2006, 2007
Dr. Frank Malone Christopher Hobbs 1997–2001
Nurse Jaki Manu Nancy Brunning 1992–1994
Dr. Henry Mapasua Victor Rodger 2010
Dr. Johnny Marinovich Stelios Yiakmis 1994–1998
Nurse Tiffany Marinovich (née Pratt, previously Warner) Alison James 1995–1998
Guard Marlow Johnathan Hodge 2010
Grant Marsden Alan Lovell 2009
Dr. Benjamin Marshall Graham Puddle 1993–2005
Nurse Harry Martin Dean O'Gorman 1995–1996
Sofia Martinez Lena Cruz 1999–2001
Dr. Jennifer Mason Sara Wiseman 2010–2011
Dr. Jim Mason Kevin Keys 2010–2011
Suzette Mason Verity George 2009
Chelsea Maxwell Samantha Shorter 2009
Officer Janet Maxwell Katrina Hobbs 1999–2000
Nurse Matt McAllister Roy Snow 2000–2003
"Dr. Drew Mcaskell" Ben Barrington 2016-
Adam McIntyre Scott Wills 1997
Dr. Callum McKay Peter Mochrie 2006–12
Hunter McKay Lee Donoghue 2006–12
Sophie McKay Kimberley Crossman 2006–11, 2012
Mona McKay Judy Rankin 2008, 2010, 2011
Alex McKenna Liddy Holloway 1993–1995, 1996, 2002
Dr. Jonathon McKenna Kieren Hutchison 1993–1996, 2011
May McKenna Unknown actress 1992
Dr. Michael McKenna Paul Gittins 1992–1995, 1997, 1998–1999
Rachel McKenna Angela Bloomfield 1993–1999, 2001–2003, 2007, 2009—2016
Deborah McKenzie Susan Curnow 2008–2009
Fraser McKenzie Peter Daube 2008–2009
Ned McRae John Mellor 2011
Suzy McRae Maisey McSwiney 2011
Tara Milburn Krista Nobilo 1992
Nurse Steve Mills Andrew Binns 1992–1994
Eric Miller Mick Andrews 2010
Leanne Miller Jennifer Ludlam 2010, 2011, 2014-
Nurse Nicole Miller Sally Martin 2009—
Richard Minogue aka Hamish Flynn Phil Brown 2005–2006
Kieran Mitchell Adam Rickitt 2007–2010
Sean (Sid) Mitchell Thijs Morris 2009–2010
Sidney Mitchell Andrew Grainger 2007
Andre Monaghan Gabriel Reid 2002–2005
Dr. Cassie Moore Tahei Simpson 2000–2001
Rose Moore Nicole Tubiola 2012
Olive Moronuki Echo Di Zhu 2008
Doug Morrison Richard Knowles 2010
Gordon Morrison John Chalmers 2010
Kate Morrison Margaret-Mary Hollins 2010
Peter Morrison Phil Pinner 2011
Nurse Tracey Morrison Sarah Thomson 2007, 2008–2011
Dr Xavier Moyo Brian Manthenga 2008–2009
Richard Muncher Simon Hay 2002–2003
Natasha 'Tash' Munro Michelle Stewart 2000–2001; 2003–2004
Terry Munro Pip Hall 2000–2001; 2003–2004
Paige Munroe Rachel Foreman 2011, 2012
Dr. Alexander Murphy Bede Skinner 2011
Lloyd Murray Shaun Thompson 2007

N[edit]

Character Actor Years Active
Haresh Naran Rajiv Varma 1999
Dr. Shivani 'Vani' Naran Madeleine Sami 1998–1999
Darryl Neilson Mark Ferguson 1992, 1993, 1994–1995
Damien Neilson Mark Ferguson 1998
Diane Neilson Susannah Devereux 1992, 1993, 1994
Patrick Neilson Uncredited Actor 1993
Robert Neilson Unknown 1993, 1994
Dr. Stuart Neilson Martin Henderson 1992–1995, 2017
Tom Neilson Adrian Keeling 1992–1993
Beverly North Sarah Billing 2000
Anne Ngatai uncredited actress 2011
Dr. Henare Ngatai George Henare 2011, 2012
Jennifer Ngatai uncredited actress 2011
Ruth Ngatai Christina Asher 2011, 2012
Rev. Norton Alan Brash 1998
William Nungent Andrew Clay 2010

O[edit]

Character Actor Years Active
Siobhan O'Leary Siobhan Marshall 2004
Cherie O'Neill Teresa Woodham 1996
Harmony O'Neill Hetty Gaskell-Hahn 2007
Hayley O'Neill Michelle Blundell 2012
Charlotte Olsen Nicola Cliff 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997
Gretchen Olsen Natalya Humphrey 1997
Violet Ornsby Margaret Murray 1998
Caitlin Owens Troy Garton 2007

P[edit]

Character Actor Years Active
Dr. Bronson Paraone Kirk Torrance 2004–2005
Ellis Pederson Owen Black 2000
Jane Perry Sia Trokenheim 2010
Angus Phelps Elliot Christensen-Yule 2007–2008
Donald Phyfe Iain Rea 1994
Dr. Ethan Pierce Owen Black 2008–2009
Joan Pierce Tina Greenville 2009
Lisa Pimms Eve Gordon 2014
Nurse Alice Piper Toni Potter 2005–2009
Fran Piper Fiona Edgar 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009
Ron Platt Brian Rankin 2007
Rua Potae Christopher Molloy 2007; 2008; 2010
Wiremu Potae Scott Cotter 2007; 2008
Daniel Potts Jarred Blakiston 2004–2005, 2007
Ido Drent 2009–12
Morgan Potts Michael Morrissey 2004, 2005, 2007
Pam Potts Teresa Woodham 2004, 2005, 2007
Dr. Sarah Potts Amanda Billing 2004—2014
Tillie Potts Nathan Anderson 2011
Nalani Rose Tuhoe 2011—
Adele Pratt Paula Keenan 1996–1997
Nurse Tiffany Pratt Alison James 1995–1998
Vern Pratt Sydney Jackson 1996–1997
Quentin Presley John Palino 2010
Dylan Preston Paul Glover 2006

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Q[edit]

R[edit]

Character Actor Years Active
Krish Rajan Chetan Patel 1999
Dr Shane Raskin Richard Hanna 1993–1994
Nurse Alison Raynor Danielle Cormack 1992–1993
Brian Raynor Ian Mune 2010, 2011, 2012
Irene Raynor Jan Saussey 1992, 1993
Kevin Raynor Laurie Dee 1992, 1993
Phoenix Raynor Geordie Holibar 2010–13
Father Rigby David Aston 1993
Nurse Aroha Reed Geneva Alexander-Marsters 2009
Lance Reed Toby Sharpe 2008, 2009
Nico Reed Aaron Tindell 2007
Lindsay Reynolds Dwayne Cameron 2008
Lola Reynolds Jessica Joy Wood 2012; 2013
Toby Reynolds Robert Evison 2013-2014
Dr. Gwendoline Ryder Maryanne Rushton 1998
Anthony Richards Michael Morris 2006; 2008
Dr Oliver Ritchie Mark Warren 2009
Tania Rikihana Mamaengaroa Kerr-Bell 1997
Martha "Riley" Riley Jacque Drew 2008
Nurse Carmen Roberts Theresa Healey 1993–1995
Steve Roberts Jason Fitch 2007
Dr. Boyd Rolleston Sam Bunkall 2012—
Dr. Brooke Rolleston (née Freeman) Beth Allen 2008—2014
Dr. Hone Ropata Temuera Morrison 1992–1995, 2008
Sarah-Jane Ross Lauren Porteous Morcom 1993–1994
Gina Rossi-Dodds (née Rossi) Josephine Davison 1992–1994, 1995
Dr. Leonard Rossi-Dodds (née Dodds) Marton Csokas 1993–1994, 1995
Penny Rourke Carolyn Dando 2010
Hine Ryan (née Rangiuia, previously Scott) Rena Owen 2010–2011
Dr. Te Aniwa Ryan Moana Maniapoto-Jackson 1993–1994

S[edit]

Character Actor Years Active
Anja Sadovenko Reanin Johannink 2008, 2009
Dr. Justin Salt Heath Jones 2006, 2007
Huia Samuels Nicola Kawana 2005–2006
Sean Samuels James Nicolle 2001-02
Kuini Samuels Ella Henry 2006, 2007, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2014, 2017
Mitch Samuels Jim Perry 2006
Pastor Samuels Grant Bridger 2001
Nurse Roimata Samuels (née Ngatai) Shavaughn Ruakere 2011–14
Dr. Te Koha "TK" Samuels Benjamin Mitchell 2006—
Tane Samuels Dominic Ona-Ariki 2007, 2008, 2009
Greta Saunders Meryl Maine 2005
Amy Scott Vavaki McNaughton 2008, 2009
Nurse Cameron Scott Glen Drake 1996–1998
Nurse James "Scotty" Scott Kiel McNaughton 2007–2011
Jimmy Scott Peter Kaa 2008
Jessie Scott Apeal McNaughton 2008, 2009
Kitu Scott Christian Edmonds 2011
Patrick "Paddy" Tai Scott Xavier Horan 2009, 2010
Rebecca "Becs" Scott Marise Wipani 2008, 2009
Pania Stevens Bree Peters 2014-2015
Dr. Ian Seymour David Press 1996–1997, 1998
Marion Seymour Dinah Priestley 1997
Paramedic Mark Shawn Tony MacIver 1998
Derek Simmonds Marty Christopher 2007
Angelina Skeggins Geeling Ng 1998
Lionel Skeggins John Leigh 1993, 1994–99, 2017
Wilbur Skeggins Uncredited Actor
Ian Mune
1994–1995
1997, 1998
Fiona Skellerup Kylie Jackson 2008
Bryony Skillington Penny Seger 2009
Lawrence Skinner Ross Brannigan 2002
Heather Sloane Jan Saussey 2010
Karl Smith Daniel Meade 1997
Sheridan Smith Paul Willis 2007
Zac Smith Mike Edward 1995–96, 2002, 2012–13
Alana Smith-Reynolds Rema Smith 2009
Ryan Smith-Reynolds Reece Rodewyk 2007, 2009
Andrew Solomon Paolo Rotondo 2004–2005
Claire Solomon Emily Robins 2004–2007
Nurse Effie Sommers Faye Rillstone 2014
Scott Somerset Anthony Palmer 1994
Mr. Sorby Eden Phillips 1996
Kirk South Ben Brown 1994
Suchin Srisai Kristine Caluya 2007
Jenna Stanford Sue Cook 2010
Lisa Stanton Anna Cathie 1992
Tom Stanton Henry Beasley 2011–12
Dr. Martin "Sticky" Stickwell Ian Hughes 2003–2005
Dr. Naomi Stephens Christina Bristaw 2009
Bruce Stockley Robert McMullen 1998, 2000
Nurse Liz Stokes Irene Wood 1996–1997
Nurse Robyn Stokes Kirstie O'Sullivan 2001, 2002, 2004–2005
Dylan Stone Robert McMullen 2000
Rhonda Stone Judy Rankin 2000
Dr Stone Matt MacDougall 2009
Detective Lisa Stone Caitlin Bossley 2012-2013
Hilary Sturgess Susan Brady 1994
Noel Sturgess Martyn Sanderson 1992, 1993, 1994
Arthur Sutcliffe Gilbert Goldie 2007
Dr. Owen Sutherland Benedict Wall 2011
Hadley Sutton Toby Sharpe 2007
Noah Swartzman Chad Mills 2008
Lucy Swinton Sally Stockwell 2004
Detective Roman Sylvester Charles Pierard 2013-2014

T[edit]

Character Actor Years Active
Kane Taiaroa Joe Folau 1994
Henry Tamariki Tamati Rice 1992–1993, 1994
Calvin Taylor Jared Tobin 2003
Sandra Taylor Fiona Maule 2003
Charlie Te Ngaru Grant Roa 2003, 2004
Rita Te Ngaru Carla Rotondo 2003
Shannon Te Ngaru Amber Curreen 2001–2006
Kingi Te Wake Te Kohe Tuhaka 2008–2009
Darcy Thomas Todd Morgan 2006
Nurse Sam/Samantha Thomas Ryland Wood 2006, 2007
Ruby Thomas (previously Miller) Reena Lambert 2008, 2009
Paramedic Curtis Thompson Scott Michaelson 1997
Dominic Thompson Shane Cortese 2003–2004
Ngaire Thompson Ilona Rodgers 2003, 2005
James Thornton Chris Dykzeul 1995–1998
Dr. Julia Thornton Elizabeth Hawthorne 1995–1996
Dr. Richard Thornton James Hayward 1995
Gerald Tippett Harry McNaughton 2007–10, 2012
Katie Tippett Nancy Schroder 2008
Nigel Tippett Roy Ward 2008, 2009
Liam Todd Campbell Cooley 2005
Dr. Gary Travis Stuart Turner 1996–1997
Rex Treherne Raymond Hawthorne 2003–2004
Andy Tremaine Michael Hallows 1994
Sally-Anne Tremaine Rachel Davies 1996
Madeline Trent Miranda Harcourt 2000
Barry Trueman Nigel Godfrey 1997, 2001
Shane Tucker Jason Hood 2010, 2011
Russel (White Dragon) Turner Matt Sunderland 2010
Jeremy Tyler Eryn Wilson 2009

V[edit]

Character Actor Years Active
Brett Valentine Colin Moy 2004
Dr. Craig Valentine Renato Bartolomei 2004–2008
Jake Valentine Calum Gittins 2004–2006
Paula Valentine Vivian Bell 2004, 2007
Scarlett Valentine Nicole Thomson 2004–2007; 2008
Dr. Gus van den Berg Aaron Devitt 1997
Kat Van Der Merva Faye Smythe 2002
Greg Vicelich Michael Hurst 2003

Vinne

W[edit]

Character Actor Years Active
Detective Lara Wade Anna Henare 2007, 2008
Roger Wallasee Brett Coutts 1998, 1999
Deborah Walters Lisa Chappell 1993–1994
Amanda Warner Stephanie Jack 1993
Marissa Stott 2005
Sir Bruce Warner Ken Blackburn 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995
Dr. Chris Warner Michael Galvin 1992–1996, 2000—
Guy Warner Craig Parker 1992, 1993–1996, 2007–2008
Harry Warner Joshua Thompson 2002
Callum Campbell Ross 2002–2006
Henry Williams 2006–2009
Reid Walker 2009—
Lady Margot Warner (née Worthington) Glynis McNicoll 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997
Dinah Priestley 2003
Nurse Toni Warner (née Thompson, previously McAllister) Laura Hill 2001–2008
Tuesday Warner Kelly Tate 1995-1996
Olivia Tennet 2007–2008
Dr. Watkins Rohan Mouldey 2010
Cindy Watson Sarah McLeod 2008–2009
Trent Watson John Glass 2008–2009
Paramedic Angela Weaver Katherine Hubbard 2000–2001
Costel Waldheim Phil Peleton 2011
Zlata Waldheim Kate Elliott 2011, 2013
Drew Webster Joel Herbert 2012
Dr. Mark Weston Tim Foley 2004–2007
Dr. Ron White Matt McDougall 2009, 2010
Dr. Garrett Whitley Spencer Falls 2014-2015
Dr.Harper Whitley Ria Vandervis 2013-
Samuel Whittaker Martin Delaney 2003
Willow Lana Garland 1996
Nurse Beth Wilson Hannah Marshall 2007
Amberley Wilson Carrie Willis 2002
Eltham Wilson Kip Chapman 2004
John Wilson Barry Spring 2001
Stratford Wilson Antony Starr 2001
Trish Wilson Julie Collis 2001
Miss Wilton Ann Baxter 1996
Nurse Duncan Winters Colin McColl 1996
Paramedic Dan Winchester Frank Edwards (actor) 1996–1997
Dr. Alan Woodstock Grae Burton 2011
Cecile Worthington (née Cartier) Jane Thomas-John 2010, 2011
Garth Worthington Graeme Moran 2003, 2005, 2011
Dr. Isaac Worthington Matt Minto 2010–2011

Y[edit]

Character Actor Years Active roimata
Rex Yates Robert Pollock 2000–2001
Nurse Tamsin Yates Jay Saussey 2000–2001
Winston Youn Min Kim 2011

Characters with unknown names[edit]

Character Notes about role Actor Years Active
Isaac Jamie Forrest's boyfriend Frank Tautali 1993
Bad Rapper A rapper who auditioned to be a part of Kennedy's new talent line-up under Sam Aleni. Jon Bridges 1994
Cheryl Coffee Shop Worker Lydia Eyley 1994–1999
Curtis Thompson Rachels Boyfriend during her battle of fighting her first round of Alcoholism Scott Michaelson 1997
Santa A man dressed as Santa that worked at the Hospital when the truck drove into it. Terrence Dale 1995
Bass Cameron Duncan 2001
Felicia Catherine Waller 2006
Paramedic Diego Diego Betanzo 2007, 2009
Policeman unknown character (Sorting out TK's cousins & involved in solving the Ferndale killings) Adam Burrell 2007
Fred collapsed carpark patient Jack Webley 2007
Aroha TK's family member Lana Garland 2007
Rick Karlos Wrennall 2007
Michelle IV Bar/restaurant staff Imogen Vivian 2007
The Killer Mystery man stand-in for real Ferndale killer Aaron Caville 2007
Lisa attacker of Ted Nicola Fitzsimons 2007
Ted attacked by Lisa Kelvin Jones 2007
Jaqui Worker at the IV Tabitha Avery 2007—
Heather would-be victim of Ferndale Strangler - Joey Henderson Nicole Robson 2008
Marcus paraplegic counseller Lee Warn 2008
NZSL Interpreter Interpreted Chris Warners speech into sign language for a special episode for deaf awareness week. Kelly Hodgins 2010
Angkasa Scotty's ex lover who leaves him her son. Hweiling Ow 2011
Chairman of Kendall Grant Committee Paul Linnell 2011

Celebrities on Shortland Street[edit]

Celebrity Scene involved with Years
Annie Crummer Jaki Manu and her were Katene Sisters, a reunion saw one sister withdraw and Carrie Burton filled the gap 1993
Sir. Paul Holmes Appeared at Reception inquiring about the disappearance of Tom Neilson for the "Holmes" current affairs TV programme 1993
Dipak Patel Visited fellow black cap cricketer Henry Tamariki while he was in hospital. 1994
Rachel Hunter Wanted parking meter change, Marj Neilson pointed out the hospital wasn't a bank 1994
Jonah Lomu, Frank Bunce, Liam Barry, Eric Rush, Junior Tonu'u Played in a social touch rugby game with Sam Aleni and Shortland Street gang 1994
Kim Hill Interviewed Chris Warner about diluted pharmaceuticals. 1995
Suzanne Lynch Guided Minnie Crozier & Lulu Chatfield in a talent contest 1995
Helen Clark, Jenny Shipley Greeted Marj Neilson when she became an MP 1996
Kevin Milne Fair Go presenter busted one of Nick Harrison's many dodgy money-making schemes 1996
Louise Malloy Opera singer 1997
Angela D'Audney
Georgina Beyer
Kim Webby
Chris Knox Invited to a premiere of Nick Harrison's movie only to see footage of Nick in the nude. 1998
Lana Coc-Kroft 1998
Che Fu Performed to sick children at Shortland Street hospital 1999
Te Rau-o-te-Rangi Winterburn, Hayden Weke, Hemi Peke, Tomairangi Mareikura 2002
Brent Ward, Bradley Mika Happened to arrive to the local bar after Vinnie and Sef Kruse had been pretending to be Auckland Rugby players to pick up girls. 2004
Buck Shelford As a patient in Shortland Street Hospital. Ends up trapped with Joey Henderson in the lift when it malfunctions. 2007
Aja Rock; "The Edge" announcers Jay Jay Feeny Mike Puru and Dominic Harvey ; Boxer Shane Cameron Attended the opening of IV Central 2008
Savage Demetrius Savelio celebrity patient 2009
Sir. Paul Holmes Appeared as Leslie Grant, an actor dressed in drag in the play Yvonne was directing. This was Holmes' second cameo in the soap opera. 2010
All Blacks Keven Mealamu, Anthony Boric and Jerome Kaino Got trapped by Brooke Freeman's car in the carpark while on the way to the opening of the Rugby World Cup 2011 2011
Denise L'Estrange Corbet Fashion designer who was visited by Ula and Jasmine's class and Lana and Nicole. 2012
Ed Sheeran Ran into teenager Kane Jenkins (KJ Apa) in 'The I.V.' and encouraged him to express himself through music. 2014
Wellington Phoenix footballers Andrew Durante and Vince Lia Visited football-mad Pixie Hannah after having surgery to remove a cancer tumour from her leg; surgeon Victoria Anderton called in the favour after accidentally losing Pixie's Wellington Phoenix replica shirt. 2015
Hayley Holt 2015
Sol3 Mio[1] 2015
Jack Tame Covered the volcanic eruption in Ferndale. 2017

Character records[edit]

Longest running characters

Number Character Years on screen Duration
1. Chris Warner 21 1992–96, 2000—
2. Rachel McKenna 19 1993–99, 2001–03, 2007, 2009—2016
3. Harry Warner 15 2002—
4. Nick Harrison 13 1992–2005, 2017
5. Benjamin Marshall 12 1993–2005
6. TK Samuels 11 2006—
7. Sarah Potts 10 2004–14
8. Carol Beckham 10 2000–10
9. Vinnie Kruse-Miller 9 2003–06, 2011—
10. Nicole Kruse-Miller 8 2009—

Longest gap between appearances

Number Character Years between appearances Duration
1. Frank Connelly 23 1993, 2016—
2. Finn Connelly 23 1993, 2016—
3. Sass Connelly 23 1993, 2016—
4. Stuart Neilson 22 1992–1995, 2017
5. Lionel Skeggins 18 1993, 1994–1999, 2017
6. Mrs. Aleni 18 1992, 1993, 1994, 1996, 2014
7. Sam Aleni 18 1992–1996, 2014
8. Grace Kwan 16 1994–1997, 2013–2014
9. Jonathon McKenna 15 1993–1996, 2011
10. Melanie Kirk 13 1992–1993, 2006

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