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Pop Fiction

Take a handful of balloons, a magic storybook, and the Ninja Gorilla. Twist them all together and you get Pop Fiction – crazy animal fables told with incredible balloon sculptures. Discover why the kiwi has brown feathers, how the kakapo got his boom box, and how the tuatara outsmarted the dinosaurs.

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    • How the Giraffe Weevil Got its Nose

    G Once upon a time the longest beetle in New Zealand had a very short nose and a bad attitude – and then along came the Ninja Gorilla!

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      • How the Giraffe Weevil Got its Nose

      G Once upon a time the longest beetle in New Zealand had a very short nose and a bad attitude – and then along came the Ninja Gorilla!

      • Why Takapu Dives for Fish

      G Once upon a time, Takapu the gannet had a very long beak and very bad manners – and then along came the Ninja Gorilla.

      • The Kea Who Cried Pouakai

      G Once upon a time, the cheeky kea lived down in the forest far from the snowy mountains. And then along came the giant eagle Pouakai – and the Ninja Gorilla.

      • Kiwi's New Clothes

      G Once upon a time, the kiwi dreamed of being the king of the forest. He wanted a crown, a throne a set of royal feathers – and along came the Ninja Gorilla.

      • How Kakapo Lost His Voice

      G Once upon a time, the kakapo sang like an opera star. He had everything a star could want - except a girlfriend. And then along came the Ninja Gorilla.

      • How the Black Swan Got its Voice

      G Once upon a time, the mute swan dreamed of singing like an angel. And then along came the Ninja Gorilla and things went horribly wrong.

      • How Tirairaka Got its Tail

      G Once upon a time, tirairaka the fantail had a beautiful long thin tail but couldn’t catch bugs anywhere! And then along came the Ninja Gorilla.

      • How the Tuatara Outwitted the Dinosaurs

      G Once upon a time, the tuatara lived surrounded by hungry dinosaurs. And then along came the Ninja Gorilla, and an asteroid on a collision course with Earth!

      • Why Pekapeka Forgot to Fly

      G Once upon a time, pekapeka the short tailed bat flew to New Zealand, but couldn’t find a place to live up in the trees with the birds. And then along came the Ninja Gorilla

      • Why the Giant Snail is Slow

      G Once upon a time, the giant snail of New Zealand caused all kinds of trouble racing around on little legs. And then along came the Ninja Gorilla.

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