Category: Thoughts from the Blog

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Birthday in the Park!

Last weekend we had the pleasure of performing at a 10th birthday in Tauranga.  What made it so enjoyable (as well as the kids being so awesome) was the fact that the party was in the pavilion at Te Puna Quarry Park. For those not familiar with it, the park has been developed by volunteers, […]

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Dinner on the Lake

Julie and I had a great time last night. We were fortunate to be invited to perform on the Lakeland Queen, which is a paddle boat that takes cruises out on Lake Rotorua. There were an estimated 150 people on board for a two-hour cruise that included dinner. I performed a couple of close-up sets […]

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Up Close and Personal with an Endangered Species

We were down in Rotorua for Queens Birthday weekend, and there’s a place down there that I believe everyone should visit at least once.  And once you’ve been, you’ll definitely want to go again. The place is called Wingspan, and it was set up for the conservation of New Zealand’s birds of prey – especially the New Zealand Falcon. […]

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Fireworks

We’ve just arrived back from Taupo, where we performed a 40-minute show as part of the Guy Fawkes Fireworks Extravaganza. And an extravaganza it certainly was. We had an audience of an estimated 5,000 and we shared the bill with singing group The Mermaids, who sounded awesome. But, of course, the highlight of the evening […]

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