People of Earthcore

Alphabetical by first name in each section.

Jump to: Antagonists - Secondary Characters


Main Characters


Alena Schultz

Age 13 at the time of Book 5. Power over aquifers or flies. Twin of Laura.

 

Anira Fraser

age 17 at the time of Book 1. Power to sense other powered people (aura), think fast, and go without sleep. Lives in Northcote, Auckland.

 

Aroha Hikuwai

Age 7 at the time of Book 3. From Picton.

 

Bethany Rutherford

Tourist information clerk in Rotorua. Mature. Power to see and hear taniwha.

 

Colette Armstrong

age 16 at the time of Book 5. Nancy's sister. Pays the rent. Power to freeze time.

 

Graeme Guptill

age 25 at the time of Book 1. Power to summon birds. Owner of motorboat Pukeko running tours on Lake Rotorua.

 

Hana Saatchi

Age ten in Book 1. Resident of Rotorua. Power of telepathy with whom she chooses.

 

Harley Duncan

A senior of intederminate age. Power to run on water (not walk!) and super hearing. Avoids crowds because they are noisy.

 

Ihaka Newton

Senior. Lives on Waiheke Island. Power to see taniwha.

 

Laura Schultz

Age 13 at the time of Book 5. Power over aquifers or flies. Twin of Alena.

 

Manaia Martin

age 20 at the time of Book 1. Power of fire.

 

Ngaire Tamihana

age 14 at the time of Book 1. Power of telepathy with her brother Rangi. Cousin of Manaia.

 

Rangi Tamihana

age 11 at the time of Book 1. Power of telepathy with his sister Ngaire. Cousin of Manaia.

 

Tiger McRae

age 19 at the time of Book 1. Power of sight: distance and microscopic.

 

Wiremu Martin

Manaia's son, a baby at the time of Book 1. Later develops power of fire like his mother.

 


Antagonists - Jump to main


Clement Byron

American businessman. Power to borrow other people's powers.

 

Dazza Leonard

Initially minion of Byron. Power to create illusions and bend minds. Age 11 in book 1.

 

James Eden

Rotorua businessman. Power of invisibility.

 

Nancy Armstrong

Age: early 20s. One of the first to hire on with Byron. Power to freeze people.

 

Terry Todd

Science professor and inventor hired by Byron (Book 2)

 

 

Secondary Characters - Jump to main


Aaron Compton

Taniwha-touched builder from Gisborne, working in Rotorua during Book 5. Power of favourable statistics.

 

Bronwen Merriweather

A gossip reporter for the "Auckland Magazine" (Book 4)

 

Chase Eden

Age approx 14 in Book 5. Son of James. Power of invisibility.

 

Miss Cuthbert

Principal of an Auckland boarding school (Book 5)


Ema

A friend of Manaia


Felix Dodd

A member of the police rescue team (Book 4)

 

Gina Beresford

A member of the police rescue team (Book 4)

 

Greg

A local reporter on Waiheke Island (Book 4)


Hinetai Maemae

Manaia's mother


Jody McRae

Tiger's mother. Runs a holiday park in Rotorua.

 

Kahi Martin

Manaia's mysteriously missing husband

 

Kiri Newton

Resident of Waiheke, sister to Ihaka. (Book 4)

 

Koromiko

A kaumatua of Waikawa Marae in Picton. (Book 3)

 

Lauren

A competitor in Anira's athletics contest. From Wellington. (Book 3)

 

Malcolm Stewart

A member of the police rescue team (Book 4)

 

Nikau

A young man from Waikawa in Picton whose father was from Auckland (Book 3)

 

Oliver Tate

A member of the police rescue team (Book 4)

 

Panapa Newton

Resident of Waiheke, brother to Ihaka (Book 4)

 

Pania Tamihana

Mother of Ngaire and Rangi. Manaia's aunty. (Book 6)

 

Phoebe

A competitor in Anira's athletics contest. From Nelson. (Book 3)

 

Quincy Fraser

Anira's young brother

 

Ropata

Resident of Waiheke (Book 4)

 

Rudi Braun

A police sergeant in Rotorua (Book 5)

 

Mr. Scott

A teacher at a Rotorua high school (Book 5)

 

Sefina Schultz

Grandmother of Laura and Alena (Book 5)

 

Shannon Fraser

Anira's mother

 

Ms. Song

Supervising teacher for Anira's group on the trip to the South Island (Book 3)

 

Mrs. Thompson

A teacher at a Rotorua high school (Book 5)

 

Victor Wells

Owner of a single-vehicle car ferry in Auckland (Book 4)

 

Wahi Johnson

Kaumatua at Whakarewarewa

 

Waiata Mitchell

Resident of Waiheke (Book 4)

 

Yahn Darkwood

Resident of Rotorua. Power of decay. Book 5

 

 

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