New Zealand actors who deceased in 2006

Here are 1 famous actors from New Zealand died in 2006:

Wi Kuki Kaa

Wi Kuki Kaa (December 16, 1938 New Zealand-February 19, 2006 Wellington) a.k.a. Kuki Kaa was a New Zealand actor and theatre director.

He was of Maori descent and began his acting career in the 1960s, appearing in television dramas and films such as "Utu" and "Once Were Warriors". Kaa was also deeply involved in the theatre scene, co-founding the Te Ohu Whakaari theatre company and serving as artistic director of the Taki Rua theatre company. In addition to his acting and directing work, Kaa was also a writer, penning several plays and screenplays. He was a well-respected figure in the New Zealand arts community and was awarded the New Zealand Order of Merit in 2005 for his services to theatre and film. Kaa passed away in 2006 at the age of 67.

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