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


Thunderbirds Are Go

Announcement: Thunderbirds Are Go Story-telling Game App

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ITV Studios Global Entertainment (ITVS GE) today announces that Kuato Studios are developing a story-telling game App based on the popular adventure TV show Thunderbirds Are Go which is produced by ITV Studios and Pukeko Pictures in association with Weta Workshop. Set to release in early 2018, the App will be available on iOS and Android and will be available in Australia and New Zealand.

July 18, 2017 in Thunderbirds Are Go

Star Line-up Revealed for New Episodes of Thunderbirds Are Go

ITV Studios and New Zealand’s Pukeko Pictures can now exclusively reveal the stellar guest cast line-up that will feature in new episodes of Thunderbirds Are Go which will air on…

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July 11, 2017 in The Changeover

News on The Changeover

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July 11, 2017 in Cleverman

News on Cleverman Series 2

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July 5, 2017 in Cleverman

Radio NZ: ‘The Aboriginal sci-fi packing a political punch’

Cleverman is an indigenous dystopian super-hero drama (not something you hear everyday!) which has been causing a stir since it was first aired in May 2016. Kathryn Ryan talks to Ryan Griffen, the show’s creator

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