Pukeko Pictures is an independent entertainment production company focused on the development and production of world-class, multi-platform entertainment for a global audience.

Pukeko Pictures, with a connection to the world-famous Weta Workshop, is uniquely positioned for the creation of world-leading entertainment, harnessing the best in global talent and world-class production processes. Based on the Miramar Peninsula in Wellington, New Zealand Pukeko Pictures is part of this network of creative companies and home of some of the world’s finest filmmaking talent and technology.

We take a contractual equity position on the properties we produce through both direct investment and through the renowned New Zealand screen industry grant system. We have developed and produced TV shows seen in more than 100 territories around the world.



Jane and the Dragon

July 2, 2015


Hundred99 Little Heroes

July 1, 2015


Pūkeko Pictures a finalist for the NZCTA China Business Awards!

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Pūkeko Pictures has joined 23 other finalists in the 2017 HSBC NZCTA China Business Awards for the Outstanding Contribution to the New Zealand – China Business Relationship category. This award recognises…

April 5, 2017 in Uncategorised

Cleverman a finalist for The 76th Peabody Awards!

Cleverman has been shortlisted as a finalist in the Entertainment Category for The Peabody Awards!  Since the 1940s, the Peabody award recognises the most compelling and empowering stories in a wide…

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March 27, 2017 in Uncategorised

Cleverman Season 1 nominated for 5 Logies including “Best Outstanding Drama”

Cleverman Season 1 has been officially nominated for 5 Logie awards, including Best Outstanding Drama. The TV Week Logie Awards are an annual institution celebrating Australian Television. Some of our…

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February 22, 2017 in Thunderbirds Are Go

Thunderbirds Are Go takes off for second series Saturday 25 Feb at 6.55am TVNZ 2

Get ready for brand new episodes of your favourite heroes packed with more action, comedy and rescue when Thunderbirds Are Go returns for season two starting on Saturday 25 February…

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November 22, 2016 in Cleverman

Cleverman Nominated for 9 LOGIE awards

The Logie Awards (officially the TV Week Logie Awards) is an annual institution celebrating Australian television and Cleverman has been nominated for the following awards: Best Drama Program Best Actor…

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