Hera Dunleavy

Terry Hotai

"I salute Auckland Theatre Company for luring Briar Grace- Smith back to the theatre with Paniora!. Briar has penned some of our most compelling and original stories and her writing is a taonga for all New Zealanders. Ngā mihi nui ki a koe e hoa."

Highlights of Hera's extensive career include Hilde Wangel in The Master Builder; Honey in Who's Afraid Of Virginia Woolf; Angie/DullGret in Top Girls; Puawai in Whaea Kairau and more recently, Ivy in August: Osage County, as well as the works of the many kiwi playwrights whose plays she's been involved with since their inception