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Plays the girl in Prince's video for "Cinnamon Girl".
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5' 6" (1.68 m)
Did You Know?
I'd always wanted to act but it wasn't just that, it was because all the ladies wore pretty dresses.
She was a fortunate discovery for Whale Rider
(2002). The casting director and casting assistant went to her primary school in Mt Wellington, New Zealand and went through a few hundred children to choose their Paikea. They found her, only because she was playing up and being smart to them: she stood out.