Sailor's educational asthma show

The Sailor the Pufferfish Show is a musical asthma education show, performed in primary schools.

With 1 in 8 Kiwi kids having asthma, the show is about raising awareness in schools and educating children about asthma in a fun and entertaining way. It explains what asthma is, includes tips on how to manage asthma, common asthma triggers, and also what to do in an asthma emergency.

Since 2015, the Sailor Show has been performed to over 75,000 children across New Zealand!!


Performer Chris Lam Sam and Sailor the Pufferfish.

Contact the Foundation at to find out if Sailor will be in your area this year (grant funding dependent).

Heremana te Kōpūtōtara Show

Heremana te Kōpūtōtara is an asthma education show performed in te reo Māori. The show has been translated and adapted for tamariki in kura kaupapa. This fun and interactive show includes tips on how to manage asthma, asthma triggers, and what to do in an asthma emergency.

Since 2019, Heremana te Kōpūtōtara has educated over 5,500 tamariki in Aotearoa.

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Performer Hinerongonui Kingi and Sailor the Pufferfish.

Find out more about the show by contacting the Foundation at

Sailor Digital Classroom

Join Sailor and Jelly on an underwater, animated adventure to learn about asthma. This 15-minute interactive learning is broken down into four chapters with a short quiz at the end of each.

Now you can access our educational and fun learning on your own device at a time that suits you! Whether you have asthma yourself, or someone in your family and whānau does, Sailor and Jelly will help you understand all there is to know about asthma, the triggers for asthma, how to treat asthma, and what to do in a life-threatening asthma emergency.

Simply click here and select your preferred language (English or te reo Māori) to get started!!

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