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Keisha Castle-Hughes

Gaia is a hospital nurse in her first year after training and she's also Axl and Zeb's flatmate – which is a good thing for the boys because at least now there's at least one person in the apartment who's got their act together. Gaia's mother died when she was born, and Gaia was brought up on Waiheke Island by her solo father Bryn, who is an organic vegetable grower, nudist and who discovered, in mid-life, that he was gay. Gaia is known for her common sense. 

About Keisha Castle-Hughes

Keisha Castle-Hughes made her unforgettable debut at the young age of 11 playing the role of Pai in the blockbuster film Whale Rider. This role saw her become the youngest actress ever to be nominated for an Academy Award in the Best Actress category. She has since had major roles in the films The Nativity Story, The Vintner’s Luck, Piece Of My Heart, Hey, Hey It's Esther Blueburger, Star Wars and Red Dog. In addition to The Almighty Johnsons, Keisha has also starred in other series including Legend of the Seeker and voice work on BroTown.