Join Joseph Herchel – the Brains behind Jiwi’s Machines for his
Rube Goldburg Machine Workshop!
Build a giant chain-reaction machine with YouTube star Joseph Herscher (from YouTube channel Joseph’s Machines). Teams will use everyday objects in unexpected ways, transporting a ball from one side of the room to the other in a huge interconnected contraption.
What will kids learn?
Joseph has led Rube Goldberg workshops all over the world, working with kids and adults of all ages as they come together to create an enormous machine. In addition to being insanely fun, participants learn:
- basic physics concepts
- the design process
- team building
- how to design a show for an audience
AGE GROUP: Children must be 8yrs+
DATES: 15, 17, 19th July 2019
Maximum of 30 Children So book now!
What’s Your problem??
What’s Your Problem? is a new series coming to HEIHEI in which Joseph Herscher and his team solve Kiwi kids’ really annoying problems by making hilarious contraptions out of everyday household objects.
Coming to HEIHEI on 5 July!
Want a sneak peek at What’s Your Problem?
Join Joseph in the Treehouse theatre to view an episode AND check out a few of the crazy machines created for the series! This 30 minute interactive session will get kids minds whirlling!
15th, 17th & 19th July at 1pm
Book now – It’s FREE with a park pass! (park passes can be purchased from the Doodle Toy Store or as part of our famous Eat & Play combo on the day).
Book to see The Mad Hatter’s Funk at 2pm after the 1pm viewing of What’s Your Problem? – Park Passes are free with show tickets!!
“The best show I’ve seen so far! So many positive messages!” – Oscar
Whoa! Studios REVIEWS
“Everytime we’ve been it’s been amazing, today was the first time for the show experience as we wonderfully won tickets and it didn’t disappoint, we also enjoyed a very yummy affordable lunch, kids played in the played ground for hours and very much enjoyed the delicious selection of ice creams.” – Helen
“We had an awesome day here today. The staff are so friendly and accommodating. The food was great and the activities for the kids was good fun for all ages. Very well done 10 / 10” – Shelly
PETER LINZ Lead performer for the Muppets and Sesame Street
BOB BAKER BAFTA award winning writer Wallace & Gromit Curse of the Were Rabbit
Evie Hooper, Age 5
with Dani Noyer and Hannah Nancarrow
Suzy Cato (Mum and TV presenter of Suzy's World and You and Me)
Sheryl Burson (Mum and founder of Titivate.co.nz)
Huon Butterworth (Dad)
Johanna Hatcher (Mum)
Grae Burton (Dad and Producer)
Hanna Von Randow (Springsouth Actors Agency)
Dionne Christian, NZ Herald (Saturday 17 December 2016)
Carol Petrie (PRPVFX: Visual Effects for Film & Television, Auckland)
Peaches & Pickle Performing Arts / Green Door Youth Theatre
Jessica Brien (actress, Wellington)
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MAD HATTER'S FUNK TICKET PRICES
Family Packages ONLINE ONLY Pricing
Family of 3: $70.00
Admits 1 Adult and 2 Children
Family of 4: $89.00
Admits 1-2 Adults, and 2-3 Children
Family of 5: $110.00 -
Admits 1-2 Adults and 3-4 Children
SENIORS Show Only – from $17.50**
SHOW & Park- Online from $25*
Park Access Only (No Show) – $10 per child
*Show access for Children 3 and under is free when sitting on guardians lap and not occupying a seat
*Includes FREE park access to child ticket holders on the same day
**Only valid for Gold Card Holders
Glow Show TICKET PRICEs
1st & 2nd July Show and Park $10.50
15th-21st July from 15.50-19.50
Note: A $4.00 Booking Fee applies to all paypal orders.
Showing Now - Live on Stage!
Grab hold of your Nan, Mum, Dad or Pop! Cartwheel your way to the magical spot!
Fly like a banana! Swim like a cat! Come along my friend!
Just remember your hat!
A colourful celebration of how friendship and fun can help you find your fun-k! Best suited to families and children 3 years and over. Featuring music from international and NZ artists
"Everytime we’ve been it’s been amazing, today was the first time for the show experience as we wonderfully won tickets and it didn’t disappoint, we also enjoyed a very yummy affordable lunch, kids played in the played ground for hours and very much enjoyed the delicious selection of ice creams." - Helen
"We had an awesome day here today. The staff are so friendly and accommodating. The food was great and the activities for the kids was good fun for all ages. Very well done 10 / 10" - Shelly