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Dora the Explorer Live!

US smash hit show

Dora the Explorer Live!
Dora's Pirate Adventure

HOLA mums and dads! We have an excellento deal for you on the newest shows we've added to the Dora the Explorer Live! Tour in New Zealand these school holidays.

As a very special offer to those of you buying more than two seats, the third one will be just $10. These seats will be in specially created sections of the theatres of the shows most recently added to the itinerary.

That means, in Auckland you get grab the special price for the 10am show on
Sunday, July 6; Hamilton on Tuesday, July 8 at 12.30pm; Christchurch 3pm on Saturday, July 12; Napier 3pm on Monday, July 14; New Plymouth at 3pm on Wednesday, July 16; and Wellington at 10am on Sunday, July 20.

The show's producers have emphasised that in order to offer better seats and closer views, their policy of adding new shows allows for better seating positions for all performances. "We are conscious of the need for all children to be able to see what's going on. "

Join in with Dora, her cousin Diego, Boots the Monkey, and the rest of their friends as they embark on an exciting trip to Treasure Island, where they will navigate the seven seas, overcome a few fun obstacles and confront the Pirate Piggies. Along the way, you will be able to use your map-reading, counting, music and Spanish-language skills to successfully help Dora find the treasure and end her adventure with a happy "yo-ho-ho!"

Dora the Explorer is a seven-year-old Latina heroine whose adventures take place in an imaginative, tropical world filled with jungles, beaches and rainforests. Dora explores her world just as pre-schoolers do everyday. Both the TV and stage shows are designed to engage pre-schoolers to explore, communicate, solve puzzles and discover a diverse and exciting world, while having fun of course!

Each step of their journey consists of a problem or a puzzle that Dora and the audience must solve in order to move on to the next challenge. Dora is proudly bilingual and uses her knowledge of English and Spanish to communicate with her friends, overcome obstacles and reach her goals. Dora teaches Spanish words or phrases to the audience and then encourages them to use their new words to help her complete her mission.

Dora the Explorer is consistently a top three ratings show on Nickelodeon's award-winning pre-school segment Nick Jr. Dora fans and even those new to Dora are sure to enjoy this spectacular and unprecedented family show that will ignite kids to think and play along.


Dora the Explorer Live! Dora's Pirate Adventure is scheduled to tour as follows.

Auckland Trusts Stadium Arena, Waitakere
Sat 5 July, 10am & 12.30pm

Sun 6 July, 10am NEW
Book at TicketDirect 0800-484-2538

Hamilton Founders Theatre

Mon 7 July 3pm; Tue 8 July 10 am & 12.30pm NEW

Book at TicketDirect 0800-484-2538

Christchurch Westpac Events Centre (Reduced Mode)
Sat 12 July, 10am, 12.30pm & NOW 3pm NEW
Book at Ticketek 0800-842-53835

Napier Municipal Theatre
Mon 14 July, 10am, 12.30pm & NOW 3pm NEW
Book at TicketDirect 0800-484-2538

New Plymouth TSB Showplace
Wed 16 July, 10am, 12.30pm & NOW 3pm NEW
Book at Ticketek 0800-842-53835

Wellington St James Theatre
Fri 18 July 10am & 12.30pm; Sat 19 July, 10am & 12.30pm; Sun 20 July 10am NEW
Book at Ticketek 0800-842-53835

About Nickelodeon
Nickelodeon, now in its 29th year globally and second year locally in New Zealand, is the number one entertainment brand for kids. It has built a diverse, global business by putting kids first in everything it does. Nick NZ airs 24 hours a day, seven days a week and is seen in over 700,000 households on SKY Channel 41. On-air, Nick NZ features a wide array of original and acquired programming from animation to comedy, adventure and live action programs for kids aged 3 to 14 years. Nick NZ also owns and operates one of the few dedicated interactive kids websites in New Zealand -

About ThemeSTAR
ThemeSTAR produces and tours theatrical and arena productions, entertainment attractions, shows and exhibitions for the global marketplace. Our customers are promoters, presenters, theme parks, fairs, festivals, museums and major shopping malls interested in driving traffic and increasing revenues through the use of cost- effective entertainment and educational properties. We also assist intellectual property owners who are seeking to broaden and extend product lines into international markets. ThemeSTAR utilizes its global sales network and proven expertise in turnkey management, operation and marketing of live attractions to deliver quality programs for each of our clients.

Since 1980, ThemeSTAR's founding partners have created and produced a variety of unique entertainment programs, attractions and exhibitions through an established network of promoters and representatives in over 40 countries worldwide. The ThemeSTAR team is recognized for its entrepreneurial innovation and its operational effectiveness working with major brands including Warner Bros., Universal Studios, Disney, Viacom, Cirque Du Soleil, Sesame Street, Ringling Bros., FIFA, Olympic Games, the NFL and more.

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Tune in to Dora on Nickelodeon weekdays at 11am and 1.30pm and weekends at 7.30am.


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