Ngāti Mutunga, Ngāti Tama
Katie Wolfe is well known to audiences as a director, writer and actor who works across theatre, film and television in both drama and documentary. Katie was the winner of the inaugural WIFT Mana Wāhine Award. Her most recent documentaries are He Māngai Wāhine and for the Artefact series - Te Hokinga Mai and Road to War. Katie was one of the directors of the acclaimed film Waru. Her films Redemption,
This Is Her and Kawa (an adaptation of
Witi Ihimaera’s Nights in the Gardens of Spain) garnered many awards internationally.
Katie directed The Mooncake and the Kūmara for the 2015 Auckland Arts Festival and notable other NZ works are Rendered for Auckland Theatre Company, Anahera for Circa, Luncheon for Basement and The Women for Silo. Katie portrays the popular character Nanny Fanny for Maori Television’s hit comedy The Ring INZ and returns to TVNZ screens this year in the landmark action series Vegas. For The Haka Party Incident Katie received three Adam NZ Play Awards including Best Māori Playwright and the Dean Parker Award.