Weta World News: 9 May 2016

Fossil records from the Triassic period taken in Queensland, Australia show that weta have changed little in 190 million years; and weta of the Deinacrida genus, which The Giant Weta is based on, are some of the world’s most ancient species still living today. We’re doing some pretty interesting things with this prehistoric insect! The Giant Weta Project leader, Hippathy, and Art lead, Andrew, went to The Auckland Zoo to learn more about …

Auckland Decompression

This is also going to be the first fundrasing event for Auckland Burners project at Burning Man 2106: The Giant Weta. You’re not going to want to miss this! The 2016 Auckland Burners Decompression theme is Y.M.C.A. (Yesterday’s Muck Cooked Again) – what costume ideas does this inspire? It’s all food for thought! Sports meets food meets the Village People in this round of our pot luck. From egg and …