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Rena is now in Sydney to attend the Australian Academy of Cinema & Television Arts (AACTA) to be held at the Sydney Opera House January 31st. She has been nominated for Best Guest Star or Supporting Actress in a Television Drama for her work on East West 101 Season 3 in 2010. Two days later her new explosive ABC TV Series goes to air! You can follow the show on-
Well-known New Zealand actress Rena Owen was acknowledged for
her work on
Shortland Street on Saturday when she
won an Aotearoa Film and TV Award for her work on the show.
Up against some stiff competition, Rena won Best Supporting Actress
for the role of Hine Ryan, Scotty's wayward mother.
At a glamorous event held at Auckland's Viaduct Event Centre,
attended by the who's who of New Zealand Film and TV, Rena was
incredibly proud to accept the award for her work on the country's
longest running serial drama.
"Winning the Best Supporting Actress AFTA Award for my work as Hine
Ryan was one of the most exhilarating moments of my entire life
time," she says. "It was an awesome, incredible, unforgettable
moment. A career highlight and a privilege! I felt so proud to
stand there on behalf of our longest running, most beloved and most
iconic TV series of all time!"
Shortland Street stars attended the event
on masse in order to support Rena during the event and were proud
to see the actress saluting the show.
"It was amazing to work with Rena when she was here on Shorty,"
says Frankie Adams who plays Ula Levi on the show. "She's such an
iconic New Zealand actress and it was amazing to have her in the
building. To have her win an award and acknowledge all the hard
working people that make the show was absolutely awesome.
Rena Owen follows her heart home
by Donna Fleming , New Zealand Woman's Weekly, December 7, 2011