Bring New Zealand myths and legents alive with this wonderful taniwha puppet, designed and made in New Zealand by The Kiwi Puppet Company. What is a TANIWHA? A taniwha is a mythical dragon-like monster or "spirit in the water" found in Maori myths and legends. Taniwha are fabled to live in the ocean and inland waters of New Zealand, hiding in deep pools and dark caves. Product size: approx 430mm long. Also available in black.