PIRATE FUN FOR EVERYONE – THIS SUMMER AT WHOA!

DR GLOOM IS BACK! as Custard, Kea, Buzz, Brianna and Jazz set out on a brand new 50-minute live stage adventure featuring pirates and puppets on the poop deck! Setting sail December 2nd

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Our QUACK-tastic new 25-minute MINI family stage show!

Mondays and Tuesdays at Whoa! suitable for under 5’s

ONCE UPON A TIME… in the woods outside of The Town of Doodle, young Buzz meets Tui, the wandering storyteller, Tui tells tales of wondrous creatures, including Wiremu the Frog, and Stephen – a.k.a. THE DUCK OF DESTINY!

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Whoa Studios Intro Video

DISCOVER WHOA!

COME TAKE A LOOK AROUND

Whoa Studios Intro Video

DISCOVER WHOA!

COME TAKE A LOOK AROUND

Whoa Studios Intro Video

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Custard & the Film Studio

FILM STUDIO

Whoa! Studios is a state of the art film studio specialising in live action, puppetry and miniatures. We are the only film studio in New Zealand to open our doors to kids and families.

Our flagship offering is an original, world class, live show based on the characters and sets of Custard’s World, adapted for stage from a script by Bob Baker, BAFTA award winning screenwriter of Wallace & Gromit. A truly immersive experience, featuring a mix of puppets, digital effects, and live action all from within our main stage movie set.

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Children's Park

PARK

The Whoa! Studios urban park will make a great visit even better. Our design team searched the world for inspiration about the best play ideas. We are proud to offer the only hand crafted crochet climbing net in NZ, that took Japanese artist Toshiko Horiuchi Macadam two years to craft.

Our Whoa! Zone adventure playground is a custom designed playground, crafted by our very own set designers and builders. Could this be one of the top 10 urban playgrounds in the world?
Come and see.
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The Grounds - Kitchen, Restaurant

KITCHEN

The Grounds, by celebrity chef Ben Bayly, is Auckland’s first Modern Family Eatery. Born from Ben’s own love of creating great family food memories. Ben is proud to present a unique selection of delicious and nutritious dishes able to be enjoyed by adults and children. The Grounds will also open as a restaurant outside of studio hours.
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SUMMER IS HERE AT WHOA! STUDIOS

Come join Custard and the gang for another adventure with our new show, Custard of the Caribbean. If the little ones want to join in on the action but cannot sit still for too long, bring them to see our Mini Show, The Duck of Destiny! Our Urban Playground will be...

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Private Functions at Whoa! Studios

On Saturday, the 16th of December 2017, all day, our entire venue will be CLOSED for a Private Function. This includes the Studio, Restaurant AND the Playground. Please be advised that no public will have access to any of these areas all day on Saturday, the 16th of...

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Reviews Article

Reviews Article

"A Must See!!! Fantastic Family Day Out!!" - 6 May 2017 Have just spent the day at 'Whoa! Studios' with 2 x 5-year-old boys and a 3-year-old girl. We all had an amazing day. The stage show 'Gloomio' was great, as was the food in the restaurant. And the playground kept...

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Thomas’ Wish – May The Force Be With You

Thomas’ Wish – May The Force Be With You

Thomas' Wish - May The Force Be With You Prior to opening to the General Public on December 17th last year, we had the honour of sharing the magic of our creation with the Make a Wish Foundation with a celebration of their 30th Birthday. On May the 4th we helped a...

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COMMUNITY FEATURE
Fun family community
Make a Wish

Since its inception in 1986, Make a Wish NZ has been granting the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions.  For over 30 years Make a Wish has enriched the lives and brought hope and joy to countless children and their families. Now that’s something to celebrate!

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