Paul – Zappo – started performing at the age of 12.
The first magic cup he won was the “Rothmans Cup for Junior Magician” within the magic club at the age of 15 for stage magic. He is an accomplished Balloon Twister and has incorporated this as a side-line to his magic performances as well as winning awards at the balloon convention in Sydney, Oz-Jam, for his balloon work.
Over the years Paul has won many awards at magic gatherings in New Zealand and Australia with the most recent being: • 2010 – “Best Children’s Entertainer” at the 30th New Zealand Magic Convention • 2012 – “Best Stage Act Competition” at the 31st New Zealand Magic Convention, and • 2015 – “Best Children’s Entertainer” as voted by the Variety Artist Club, New Zealand • 2019 – “The Grand Master of Magic” a lifetime achievement award presented by the Brotherhood of Auckland Magicians Incorporated on behalf of the Magicians of New Zealand.
He performs at countless venues throughout New Zealand, including: • Interislander • Johnsonville Shopping Centre • Queensgate Mall • Splash Planet • Tauherenikau races • Te Papa • Upper Hutt Mall • Wellington zoo
He has appeared on the following television shows: • Brunch • Guy Cater’s TV Show • The Good Morning show • What now
Paul loves what he does, bringing happy memories to all the audiences that attend his performances