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Aya and the Butterfly

Wellington

13/04/2024 - 27/04/2024

"Heartfelt storytelling, breathtaking puppetry, universal themes..

Firebringer

Dunedin

14/03/2024 - 23/03/2024

"Huge energy and enthusiasm..

The Man from Gonville and other adventures in Tinderland

Wellington

22/02/2024 - 25/02/2024

"Refreshing, relatable and engaging..

Our Place

Wellington

16/02/2024 - 18/02/2024

"Childlike fantasy and adult reality confront each other and embrace..

AGAINST EMBODIMENT: ANTI-HUMAN GARBAGE IN A FOREST OF NIHIL

Wellington

03/11/2023 - 03/11/2023

"Re-mattered matter threatening to spew..

Flutter

Wellington

15/09/2023 - 17/09/2023

"Delightful, informative and entertaining for young and old alike..

"Important to everyone and especially relevant now..

The Adventures of Tahi and Kōwhai

Wellington

04/07/2023 - 21/07/2023

"Masterful and magical spin-off captivates our tamariki throughout..

The Adventures of Alvin Sputnik: Deep Sea Explorer

Tauranga, Auckland, Nelson, Hawea

25/02/2011 - 30/03/2023

"Sweet, uplifting story and endearing simplicity of its message heart-warming for all ages..

"Captivates with delicacy, finesse, humour and magic..

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SUGUNG-GA The Other Side of The World

Auckland

25/03/2023 - 25/03/2023

"Skilful, satirical, subtle and refined puppetry with a sophisticated live cello soundtrack..

U R HERE

Wellington

24/02/2023 - 26/02/2023

"Unique Fringe work offers joy in the stories and worlds they imply..

THE GRIEGOL

Hawea, Wellington

14/04/2021 - 19/11/2022

"Highly polished production strikes the bullseye with horror and humour..

"Touching, delightful and exciting..

Kiwi Moon

Dunedin

31/10/2022 - 31/10/2022

"An enchanting production of an enchanting story..

THE LIVING FOREST

Whangarei

10/10/2022 - 11/10/2022

"A PLACE OF MYSTERY AND WONDER..

Requiem

Lyttelton

17/09/2022 - 24/09/2022

"Requiem - a reflection on extraordinary times in the region..

PARTY PIGS!

Wellington

11/09/2022 - 11/09/2022

"Masters of audience connection..

EFFY

Wellington

08/09/2022 - 10/09/2022

"Delightful, revealing, funny, heartbreaking..

THE MATARIKI GLOW SHOW

Rotorua, Hamilton, Wellington

27/05/2019 - 25/06/2022

"Strong performers and great bones..

"Wonderful story brought to life through puppetry..

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PLANT A SEED

Upper Hutt

19/04/2022 - 19/04/2022

"Provokes belly-laughs and beaming..

A STAB IN THE DARK

Global

11/03/2022 - 13/03/2022

"An intriguingly dramatised meditation on the good/evil duality within individuals and our species..

THE BOY WITH WINGS

Wellington

26/02/2021 - 28/02/2021

"Gorgeous puppets bring journey of kuaka to life..

"Beautiful worlds made from everyday objects..

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