Emma Lahana

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Emma Lahana
Born Emma Kate Lahana
(1984-06-27) 27 June 1984 (age 36)
Auckland, New Zealand
Occupation Actress, singer
Years active 2000-2013

Emma Kate Lahana (born 27 June 1984) is a New Zealand actress and singer. She is best known for her role as Jennifer Mason on Haven, and as Kira Ford, one of the Yellow Rangers of the Power Rangers franchise, in Power Rangers Dino Thunder.


Played Erin Kingston, a supporting role on New Zealand TV drama Shortland Street and also appeared on Street Legal. She also portrayed the role of Fiona in Disney's You Wish!. In summer 2003, Lahana landed the role of Kira Ford, the Yellow Power Ranger on Power Rangers Dino Thunder. She plays an attractive, tomboyish musician who becomes a courageous Power Ranger.[1] She recorded the songs "Patiently", "Freak You Out", "I'm Over You" and "True Love (Ft. Morgan Fairhead)" for the Power Rangers Dino Thunder season.

Lahana appeared in an episode of the fourth season of Stargate Atlantis, "Outcast" and as the waitress abducted by a serial killer on the third season episode of Psych. Lahana also appeared in the movies Alien Agent, where her parents were brutally murdered and she wants revenge, and in the true-crime thriller Dear Mr. Gacy, where she played the girlfriend of Jason Moss. In 2010, Lahana played the role of Beth in Seven Deadly Sins. She also played a recurring character on the TV series Hellcats, starring former Phil of the Future star Alyson Michalka and The Suite Life of Zack & Cody's Ashley Tisdale and in 2012, she appeared in the TV movie "Big Time Movie".[2]

Appears in the music video for Drew Seeley's single "How A Heart Breaks"


Film and Television
Year Title Role Notes
2000–01 Shortland Street Erin Kingston TV series
2003 You Wish! Fiona TV movie
2004 Power Rangers Dino Thunder Kira Ford / Yellow Ranger 38 episodes
2005 Power Rangers S.P.D. Kira Ford / Yellow Ranger Episodes: "Wormhole" and "History"
2007 Nobody Kara TV movie
Supernatural Jen Episode: "Tall Tales"
Kyle XY Girl Episode: "Does Kyle Dream of Electric Fish?"
Alien Agent Julie Video
Power Rangers Operation Overdrive Kira Ford / Yellow Ranger Episodes: "Once a Ranger: Part 1" and "Once a Ranger: Part 2"
2008 Stargate Atlantis Ava Dixon Episode: "Outcast"
L Word, TheThe L Word Missy P Episode: "Lesbians Gone Wild"
Slap Shot 3: The Junior League Shayne Baker Video
Girlfriend Experience Adrian the Actress TV Movie
2009 Fragile Jennifer Foster Short film
Ratko: The Dictator's Son Sorority Girl in Sweats TV Movie
Psych Waitress Episode: "An Evening with Mr. Yang"
Polar Storm Zoe TV movie
Guard (Canadian TV series), TheThe Guard (Canadian TV series) Emily Greig 3 episodes
2010 Transparency Alex TV Movie
Dear Mr. Gacy Alyssa TV Movie
Seven Deadly Sins Beth Manning Episodes: "1.1" and "1.2"
Heartland Blair Connor Episode: "Homecoming"
2010–11 Hellcats Charlotte Monroe 12 episodes
2011 Heartland Blair Episode: "Moods Swings"
2011 Trading Christmas Heather TV Movie
2012 Big Time Movie Penny Lane TV movie based on TV series Big Time Rush and The Beatles
Emily Owens, M.D. Hannah Episode: "Emily and... the Question of Faith"
2013 Arctic Air Alex 6 episodes
2013 Haven Jennifer Mason Recurring role (Season 4)

Music/production credits

  • Patiently (July 2004) ... Performed and recorded as part of the 23rd episode of Power Rangers: Dino Thunder
  • Jesus with the Light On (April 2003) ... Performed and recorded with the Source Musical Theatre's Production
  • The Wizard of Oz (Harlequin Theatre, Howick - September 2002) ... Lead Role of Dorothy
  • Big River (Aotea Centre, Auckland - November 2001) ... Lead Role of Mary Jane and Staff Role as Choreographer
  • Guys And Dolls (Pumphouse Theatre, Takapuna - November 2001) ... "Hot Box Girl"
  • The King And I (Aotea Centre, Auckland/Founders Theatre, Hamilton - June 2001) Lead Role of Anna and Staff Role as Choreographer
  • Peter Pan (Aotea Centre, Auckland - November 2000) ... Lead role of Wendy and Staff Role as Choreographer
  • New York, New York - A Broadway Review (Sky City Theatre - August 2000) ... Female lead and soloist and Head Dance Captain
  • Joseph And The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (Bruce Mason Theatre, Takapuna - November 1999) ... Narrator
  • 1999 International Music Festival (Sydney Opera House - June 1999) ... Member of Leonessa Chamber Choir (Silver Medallists)

Public appearances/performances

  • 2005 London International Advertising Awards (11/07/05)
  • The Living Room in NYC (9/07/05)
  • Comic-Con International 2005 (7/17/05)
  • Power Morphicon: Los Angeles 2007 (06/2007)


  1. "Emma Lahana on Power Rangers Dino Thunder". Filmow. Retrieved 15 September 2010.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. "Big Time Rush a hard days night". InsideTV. Retrieved 5 May 2012.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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