This enchanting and educational physical theatre perfomance with beautiful life size puppets, takes take primary and intermediate students into the world of dinosaurs, natural history and the science of palaeontology,

Following on from their much-loved Dinosaur Zoo, the team at Erth have built an aquarium so their deep sea explorers can take students into an ocean full of amazing prehistoric marine life.

Some students are invited to interact with these majestic aquatic creatures to learn about some of nature’s greatest mysteries.

Boasting beautiful life size puppetry, inflatable environments and an immersive underwater atmosphere, this live theatre performance is  a fun and awe-inspiring science show.

 “Prehistoric Aquarium combines breathtaking puppetry with accessible science… It’s a treat.”

Recommended for ages 5+.
Years 1-8:  Intermediate students will enjoy the science content and the younger students will be captivated by the stunning life size puppets.

Date : Friday 16 March
Time: 10.30 am
Venue: Bruce Mason Centre, Takapuna
Price: $10 (1 teacher free for each 10 students)
Resources: An ERTH education pack will be provided on booking.


For 45 minutes before and 1 hour after the show, in the Bruce Mason foyer, your students can make a prehistoric puppet like the ones seen in the show. Erth will supply all materials and volunteers will be on hand to help. Please indicate on the  booking form if you are interested in participating in this activity. Alternately teachers can attend and take the skills back to their classroom.




“Prehistoric Aquarium combines breathtaking puppetry with accessible science… It’s a treat.”

Adelaide Now