From Shorty to Auckland’s mean streets

Best known as the literal ”poster-boy” for Once Were Warriors (that’s him with the moko) and Dr Victor Kahu on Shortland St, Calvin Tuateo is back on New Zealand screens this week in the pivotal role of nightclub owner Joe in Auckland-set crime-drama The Last Saint. He talks to James Croot about the role and his career.

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