Pukeko Hand Puppet
Bring New Zealand birds and stories alive with these colourful puppets, designed and produced by The Kiwi Puppet Company in Auckland. All puppets come with a surprise 'squeaker' inside the beak or mouth. These make great companions to our NZ book titles and puzzles below.
Pukekos– A native New Zealand bird of lowlands and swamps, often seen alongside country roads and on farmland.Sometimes known as a swamp hen. Though they look like they wouldn't fly.....they do....must be why we have a book and song with the words Pukeko in a Ponga Tree.Have a prominent white tail and make a screeching squeaking sound.
A generous sized hand puppet made for story telling . Sewn and made here in NZ.
Suitable age : 2 years +