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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.
 

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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)


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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)

Wāhi Johnson
Kaumatua (elder) at Whakarewarewa

Waiata Mitchell
Resident of Waiheke (Book 4)

Yahn Darkwood
Resident of Rotorua. Power of decay. Book 5


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