Goodnight Kiwi

Goodnight Kiwi

The beloved Goodnight Kiwi and Cat are joined by celebrity storytellers to bring the magic of New Zealand bedtime story books to life!

Goodnight Kiwi
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    • Episode 1

    G Comedy stars Jackie van Beek and Madeleine Sami read Mark & Rowan Sommerset's 'Baa Baa Smart Sheep'. In this outrageously funny story we find out what mischief unfolds when little Baa Baa gets bored!

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      • Episode 11

      G It's story time with one of our most loved mums, the Right Honourable Jacinda Ardern. The Prime Minister reads 'Hairy Maclary from Donaldson's Dairy'. The internationally acclaimed story of Hairy and his friends is a Kiwi classic, written and illustrated by one of our national treasures, Lynley Dodd.

      • Episode 10

      G Oscar Kightley brings us 'A Kiwi Night Before Christmas', the classic Christmas Eve tale, with a Kiwi twist. Catch a glimpse of Santa on the most magical night of the year in this special episode of Goodnight Kiwi.

      • Episode 9

      G Newsflash! Christmas is cancelled. "Tinsel tarnation!" Santa just can't take it anymore! Things may not be looking good for Santa but down in New Zealand, there's a group of clever Kiwi kids who think they can help. Actor Jayden Daniels shares the story of 'Santa's Worst Christmas'.

      • Episode 8

      G Comedy sensation Urzila Carlson tells the tale of a girl and her mums and their day at the beach, 'Things in the Sea are Touching Me!' It's a thrilling and fun story about the sea and what happens when fun is disrupted by the unexpected!

      • Episode 7

      G Legendary Kiwi entertainers The Topp Twins bring you 'Granny McFlitter: A Country Yarn'. This is the story of a plucky, animal loving granny who won't let anything spoil the AMP show. Not even a rampaging bull! Knitting needles at the ready, Granny will save the day.

      • Episode 6

      G Written by David Hill and Illustrated by Phoebe Morris, 'First to the Top' is the epic story of the life of Sir Edmond Hillary. Actor Dean O'Gorman takes us on Sir Ed's exciting journey from a small town to the top of the world and beyond!

      • Episode 5

      G Hilary Barry, star of News and Current Affairs, reads Margaret Mahy's beautiful story, 'The Moon & Farmer McPhee'. Farmer McPhee is downtrodden and has lost sight of the beautiful world around him. Full of joy, his animals hatch a plan to help him.

      • Episode 4

      G Broadcaster Stacey Morrison reads 'The Stolen Stars of Matariki', an exciting tale of adventure written by Miriama Kamo and illustrated by Zak Waipara. When Te Rerehua and Sam visit their grandparents, they discover two stars from the Matariki cluster have been stolen! It's up to them to rescue the stars. | NOTE: Also available in Te Reo Māori.

      • Episode 3

      G Jeremy Wells, star of radio and TV, brings us 'I Need a New Bum'. It's the hilarious story of a boy who makes a startling discovery: his bum... is broken! There's a crack in the back! Written by Dawn McMillan and illustrated Ross Kinnaird, it's a delightful tale for kids of all ages.

      • Episode 2

      G What Now's Evander Brown reads the award-winning story 'The Bomb'. Written by Sacha Cotter & illustrated by Josh Morgan, it's the tale of a little boy who wants to learn to do the perfect bomb but despite his best efforts and some great advice, has something is holding him back. Can he do it? Will he discover the secret to the perfect bomb? | NOTE: Also available in Te Reo Māori.

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