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.

Productions

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Jane and the Dragon

July 2, 2015

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Hundred99 Little Heroes

July 1, 2015

News

New World Order

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With four inquiries into the state of the Australian film and television industry launched last year alone, 2018 could be a transformative year for the children’s entertainment business down under. In February 2017, the government announced a new parliamentary inquiry into the growth and sustainability of the entire Australian film and television industry. Children’s content came to the fore when the heads of Australia’s commercial free-to-air (FTA) television networks—Seven, Nine and Ten—appealed for an end to each network’s yearly requirement to produce 260 hours of programs aimed at under-14s and 130 hours of preschool programming (including an average 32 hours of drama).

February 6, 2018 in Kiddets, The WotWots

KIDDETS Sold to Australia’s ABC and New Zealand’s TVNZ

Pukeko Pictures has today confirmed the sale of Kiddets, its sister series to hit animated preschool show The WotWots to Australia’s ABC and New Zealand’s TVNZ. Slated to air on…

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December 20, 2017 in Thunderbirds Are Go

Thunderbirds Are Go Season 2B premieres 30 Dec in NZ!

SEASON 2B PREMIERES SATURDAY DECEMBER 30 2017 at 6.55AM on TVNZ 2 Get ready for brand new episodes featuring the world’s famous Tracy family, packed with more action, comedy, rescue…

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October 2, 2017 in Kiddets

CAKE TO LAUNCH WOTWOTS SISTER SERIES KIDDETS AT MIPCOM

LONDON 2 October 2017 – Leading kids’ entertainment specialist CAKE has announced its partnership with New Zealand based Pukeko Pictures to launch Kiddets, a sister series to hit animated preschool…

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September 28, 2017 in Pukeko Pictures, Thunderbirds Are Go

5. 4. 3. 2. 1. THUNDERBIRDS ARE GO SEASON 2B

SEASON 2B PREMIERES SUNDAY, OCTOBER 1, AT 5.00PM ON 9GO! Get ready for brand new episodes of your favourite heroes packed with more action, comedy, rescue and star power when…

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