Category Archives: Primary School Resources

Sir Ed You’re a Legend a Hit in Wellywood

Regarding their recent production of Sir Ed You’re a Legend written by Susan Battye with music by Trevor Thwaites, the principal of Wellington’s Kelburn Normal Primary School , Andrew McFarlane wrote: Our Year 5 & 6 syndicate was the team … Continue reading

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The Treaty in Action – Nga Mahi Tiriti

Drama Magic Ltd is proud to announce the publication of this book which is aimed at Social Studies and Te Reo Maori students in upper primary and junior secondary school. The authors, Susan Battye and Kiri Waitai are grateful for … Continue reading

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Powhiri in Action – He Kete O Te Reo Powhiri

We note that Wintec in Hamilton has included the book written by Susan Battye and Kiri Waitai on its recommended Year One reading list for the Bachelor of Teaching (ECE). Powhiri in Action – He Kete O Te Reo Powhiri is … Continue reading

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Theatre Set Construction

Looking to purchase some theatre set items such as:  boxes, rostra, (oblong or triangles)  free standing doors, flats or stairs constructed for your drama room?  Need a stage set designed and constructed for your next school play? Let Drama Magic Ltd provide you … Continue reading

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Cup Magic Book Review (3)

Shaun Hawthorne, Deputy Principal at Auckland’s Western Springs College  and former Head of English at Mt Roskill Grammar School writes: Cup Magic: Auckland/San Diego 1995 by Susan Battye “Cup Magic” is one of three new titles in Scholastic N.Z.’s popular … Continue reading

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Cup Magic Book Review (2)

My New Zealand  Story: Cup Magic by Susan Battye. Scholastic NZ, 2013. Reviewer Bob Docherty June 10 2013 The high standards made by this series are maintained in this insightful look at the America’s Cup at San Diego in 1995 … Continue reading

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Drama Magic Journeys to the Deep

Science and Mantle of the Expert Drama Resources for Little Green Man’s production of Journey to the Deep are now online on the Department of Conservation website. The resources have been created by Susan Battye of Drama Magic for the … Continue reading

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Powhiri in Action:He Kete O Te Reo Pōwhiri

Powhiri in Action:He Kete O Te Reo Pōwhiri By Susan Battye and Kiri Waitai User Friendly Resources Ltd, Christchurch 2011 Book Code 728ISBN 978-1-927172-12-4 View the book’s contents at User Friendly Resources Purchase a copy from User Friendly Resources or … Continue reading

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Journey to the Deep

Journey to the Deep, an interactive promenade theatre show developed by Sarah Burren of Little Green Man Productions and the Living Theatre Trust opened at Auckland’s Silo 6 on the Wynyard Quarter on 29 September 2012. It has been a … Continue reading

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