All about Stephanie

Stephanie Tauevihi is a singer songwriter and actress, best known for her work as the fictional character, Donna Heka, in the long running television series Shortland Street.

In 2010 Stephanie received the QANTAS Film & Television Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Feature Film, for Russian Snark. In 2011 she completed work on the feature film, Rest for the Wicked.


  • Steph goal blog

    35 kilos gone!

    Jenny Craig has saved my life. I lived in Fatville about a year and a half ago. This was not a happy place, looking back on it now it was like a prison. Now - I've reached my goal and live in Skinnytown, woohoo!

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    I deserve to be healthy

    I started this gig with Jenny to get work in the Industry. No one wants to hire a fat actress.  Funny thing is my reasons have changed now. I am doing this for me, my son, my family and also the wider Polynesian community to show them that ‘living lighter is a lifesaver’.

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    Reprograming the inner Steph

    Had a Massimo spring clean this weekend, I got rid of more clothes to the delight of my family and friends. I am calling it clothes closure!!!! I never want to see them again but I made peace with them and thanked them for servicing me when I was ‘that size’…..but it was time to say goodbye.

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