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Projects Completed by ShowQuip

ShowQuip has established an enviable reputation in New Zealand and further afield based on successful solutions for a large number of challenging projects including:

Truss & Rigging Systems

  • Melbourne Commonwealth Games, Australia
  • 22 metre circle truss for Opening and Closing Ceremonies suspended in the air at the MCG
  • World Expo, Japan
  • Custom stacking truss for NZ pavilion
  • Auckland University
  • Design, supply and install lighting grids
  • Bay Court Theatre, Tauranga
  • Supply lighting truss
  • Capital E Children’s Theatre, Wellington
  • Supply sett truss and stage decks
  • Christchurch Town Hall
  • Supply stacking truss, hoists and control systems
  • Civic Theatre, Invercargill
  • Supply tri truss and hoists
  • Dunedin Town Hall
  • Design and supply staging and lighting truss
  • Hamilton Theatres
  • Supply staging, truss and hoists
  • Impact City Church, Auckland
  • Staging, truss hoists and control systems
  • North Shore Events Centre, Auckland
  • Truss hoists and control systems
  • Oceania-Norwest, Auckland
  • Supply truss, manufacture truss, manufacture PA fly-bars
  • Telstra Events Centre, Auckland
  • Design, fabricate and install lighting grid
  • The Edge, Auckland
  • Custom folding truss system and hoists
  • Whitebait TV Studio, Christchurch
  • Design, supply and install lighting grids hoists and control
  • Wingnut Film Studio, Wellington
  • Supply extensive truss grid system to support multiple cameras
  • Westpac Trust Stadium, Christchurch
  • Supply hoists and controllers
  • Vector Arena, Auckland
  • Design, fabricate and install venue crowd reduction system and division drape truss, supply hoists and control systems

Compliance Work for Film and Television

Design and compliance checking of Sets and Temporary Studios for:

  • Narnia – The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe
  • Narnia – Prince Caspian
  • 30 Days of Night
  • Laundry Warrior
  • They Came from Upstairs
  • Underworld 3
  • Wolverine
  • Spartacus
  • BBC TV – Castaway
  • Burying Brian
  • Rude Awakening
  • Various commercial shoots

Special Projects

  • Giant Inflatable Rugby Ball for the Rugby World Cup
  • Monsta Vision
  • Design and fabricate LED – Screen Bases and Frame
  • Fabric Shelter Systems Ltd
  • Fabricate 11m entrance arch truss
  • 30 Days of Night (feature film)
  • Design and fabricate “Moonbox”
  • World of Wearable Arts
  • Design and fabricate set piece – 4m high hydraulic tiered stage
  • Crusaders Super 14
  • Design and fabricate set piece “The Sword”
  • Avatar (feature film)
  • Fabricated truss
  • Parliament TV Studio, Christchurch
  • Design and fabricate aluminium set elements
  • The Inzone Experience
  • Fitout mobile careers unit
  • ETS Plasma Frames

Staging — Design & Fabricated Staging Systems

  • Dunedin Town Hall
  • Rotorua Events Centre
  • TelstraClear Pacific Events Centre, Auckland
  • City Impact Church, Auckland
  • Oceania-Norwest, Auckland
  • Capital E Children’s Theatre
  • Hamilton City Theatres

Structural Design/Consulting Projects

  • Louis Vuitton 150th Birthday Celebrations
  • Mezzanine Structure and Rigging Systems
  • Henderson Valley Studio 5
  • Studio 5 Rigging Grid
  • TV3 Studio Refurbishment
  • Sunrise set
  • Claudelands Arena, Hamilton
  • Rigging Grid and Working at Height System
  • Vector Arena, Auckland
  • Working at Height System. Rigging and load assessment for Rigging Grid
  • Telecom Christmas Tree
  • Mast and Rigging

Crowd Barriers

  • Sydney Round House
  • Muchmore Ltd
  • Dunedin University