Island of Mystery


Island of Mystery is an animation series that features Josh and his boisterous dog Kazumi as they unwittingly crash back 700 years in time, slamming straight into Kura and Rangi as they run through ancient forests from a mysterious taniwha. Josh soon joins the girls and their tohunga Toro on a series of adventures, following clues and unravelling mysteries as they search for a stolen godstick.

Series 1 - 10 episodes

Series 2 - 10 episodes

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Project Credits

Producer                           
Bradley Walker

Director
Matt Pitt

Writer
Andrea Kahukiwa

Te Reo Māori Consultant   
Dave Kaire

Music
Paddy Free

Theme Song Performed by
Moana Maniapoto

Production Manager
Andrea Kahukiwa

Audio Post
Gareth Van Niekerk

VOICE ARTISTS                  
Josh                                 
Johnny Kahukiwa

Kazumi                             
Kazumi

Lola Rose                         
Lola Rose Pitt

Hikuroa                             
Cohen Holloway

Rangi                                
Manawanui Maniapoto-Mills

Kura                                 
Hinewai Kahukiwa

Toro                                  
Tainui Stephens

Ponaturi Scout                   
Bradley Walker

Ponaturi Rangatira             
Dave Kaire

Old Ponaturi Warrior          
Bradley Walker

Tāhi                                  
Maukau Firkin

Whā                                  
Ava Walker

Ruiha                                
Kaiya Walker

Waiana                             
Ruby Walker

                                        
ANIMATION TEAM
Storyboarders                   
Ryan McQuarters, Roisin Kelly, Munro Te Whata, Jenn Rackham

Character Designer           
Matt Haworth

Asset Modeller                  
Jordan McGuire

Texture Painter                  
Bronson Bradley

Animators                         
Mila Krasnova, Kyle Ashley, Wendy Wen, Dries Nalder, Brett Tunnicliff

Pipeline TD                       
Chris Lyne

Editor                                
Lisa Cooper

Commissioning Agency
NZ on Air