Jane Hakaraia is a freelance Theatre and TV designer. She has a degree in Product Design from Unitec and undertook an honours degree in Sustainable Furniture Design at AUT. In 2014 she received the Excellence In Theatre award at the Auckland Theatre awards.
She regularly works with Blue Bach Productions as Art Director on their TV offerings and worked with Māoriland Film Festival on the design of their indoor and outdoor spaces at the Māoriland Hub in Otaki. Companies she has worked for include Bullet Heart Club, Massive Company, Silo Theatre, Brilliant Adventures, Auckland Theatre Company, Te Rēhia Theatre Company, Taki Rua, Hapai and Hawaiki Tu. Recently she was LX, set and AV designer for Sing to Me for Taki Rua, Set and LX designer for Autaia with Auckland Unlimited and Hawaikii Tu, Production designer for Kūpapa with Te Pou theatre and Co-Production designer (with Sean Lynch) for Every Kind of Weather for Brilliant Adventures.