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Zappo The Magical Pirate

Zappo invites you to his new pirate-themed magic show – “Ohhh arrrgh…” An exciting performance filled with songs, stories, puppetry and astonishing tricks.

  • When | Āhea Wed 12 Oct 2022, 10.30am–11.15am
  • Where | Ki hea
    Rongomaraeroa | Te Marae, Level 4
  • Cost | Te utu Free event

Zappo The Magician has enjoyed performing as a full-time children’s entertainer for the last 25 years.

In September 2019 Zappo was awarded the "Grand Master of Magic" award. So come join the fun these school holidays, with a new performance by one of the most beloved Aotearoa New Zealand’s magicians, featuring magic tricks, spells and songs that he learned at the Zappoland School of Magic!

Supervision and photographs

Kids must be accompanied by an adult for all activities.

Filming and photography by Te Papa may take place at this event. The material might be shared online or through social media. Please let the event manager or a Te Papa host know if you or a child you are responsible for does not wish to be photographed or filmed.

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Zappo the Pirate, 2020. Photo by Darryl Oldfield. Courtesy of Zappo