Last word Ac­tress Shavaughn Ruakere

LA-based Kiwi ac­tress Shavaughn Ruakere stars in Dar­ryl and is the US cor­re­spon­dent for Seven Sharp. She tells us about her favourite ex­er­cise rou­tines, her top tasty pick-me-ups and the time she met Brad Pitt

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The act­ing busi­ness

Some of my most mem­o­rable mo­ments were when I played Roimata on Short­land Street and there were a lot of re­ally heavy scenes deal­ing with her sex­ual as­sault sto­ry­line. Just after she’d been at­tacked, she de­scribes to a de­tec­tive what hap­pened. It was a very tough scene to try to do jus­tice to. I re­ally felt for her and any per­son who’s been in a sim­i­lar sit­u­a­tion.

Foodie faves

For a quick go-to meal, you can’t beat avo­cado on toast. But if I’m hav­ing a lazy Sun­day after­noon brunch, I’ll opt for ba­con, eggs – sunny side up – and pan­cakes with maple syrup.

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