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Zappo the Magician

Join in the magic with Zappo! Come and see Zappo’s fun filled magic show featuring brand new magic tricks as well as all your old favourites.

  • When | Āhea Tue 6 Oct 2020, 10.30am–11.15am
  • Where | Ki hea
    Te Marae, Level 4
  • Cost | Te utu Free event

Zappo the Magician invites you to an exciting performance filled with songs, stories, puppetry, and astonishing tricks. Come with Zappo to a world of joy, make-believe, and mystery. You might also learn how to do magic yourself!

Zappo the Magician

Zappo has been entertaining audiences of all ages for the last 25 years. He was the recipient of the Top Children’s Entertainer Award at the Variety Artists Club of New Zealand in 2015.

Kids must be accompanied by an adult for all activities.

Zappo stands on stage entertaining a large group of children


Zappo the Magician, 2019. Photo by Craig Boodee. Te Papa

How do Covid-19 alert levels affect school holiday events?

The safety of your whānau is our top priority. We’ll make sure you can always socially distance.

  • School holiday events will go ahead at Alert Levels 1 and 2.
  • The Emergency Services Expo will only go ahead at Alert Level 1.
  • Events will be limited to 100 people at Alert Level 2.
  • We’ll need to cancel all events at Alert Level 3.

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