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Mick Peck

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Name  Mick Peck

Occupation  Magician and Entertainer

Mick peck on the beat goes on

Mick Peck (born 1981) is a professional award-winning magician based in Auckland, New Zealand.


He is a member of London's Magic Circle, the world's most prestigious magic organisation.

Mick has been convention chairman for two New Zealand International Magicians Conventions (the 24th in 2004 and the 30th in 2010).

He appeared on the cover of The New Zealand Herald Canvas magazine in September 2011 for the feature by Alan Perrott entitled 'Hey Presto! - Why There's Still Room For Old-Fashioned Magic' and was profiled in The Sunday Star Times Sunday magazine in July 2015 for the feature 'Revealing The Tricks Of The Magician's Trade' by Jeremy Olds. He was also featured on the NZ Herald Online in 2013 as part of their 'What I Do?' feature on unique occupations.

In 2012 Mick became the Editor of Inside Entertainment, the monthly membership magazine of the Variety Artists Club of New Zealand, an organisation formed in 1966 for entertainers and performing artists. In 2014 he was elected Vice-President of the Variety Artists Club. Mick is also the producer of the annual Amazing VAC Variety Show, held in Auckland theatres.

In 2013 he co-founded VanishLive with Paul Romhany. VanishLive is the online presence of Vanish magazine, an international trade magazine for the magic industry read by over 80,000 magicians. VanishLive features a daily roundup of global magic news, articles and reviews of magic tricks, books and DVDs.

In 2014 he was presented with a special award from Magic New Zealand "in recognition of his long term service and outstanding contribution to the magic fraternity" of New Zealand.

Mick is a recipient of the Auckland Chamber of Commerce Awesome Service Award, presented for providing inspirational customer service. The Awesome Service Award is supported by NewstalkZB and the Sunday Star Times; nominations are made by happy customers and winners judged by Auckland Chamber of Commerce Chief Executive Michael Barnett ONZM.

In June 2016 he was chosen as the official magician to perform at the New Zealand premiere of 2016 magic-heist film Now You See Me 2.

In October 2016 he was named Variety Entertainer of the Year by the Variety Artists Club of New Zealand.

Auckland magician mick peck tv3 news interview 2013

Notable Awards

  • 2016 : Lou Clauson Top Variety Artist Award, Variety Artists Club of New Zealand
  • 2016 : Franklin Service Hero Award, The Post, Franklin and North Waikato
  • 2014 : Special Award For Outstanding Contribution to NZ Magic, Magic New Zealand
  • 2014 : New Zealand's Top Children's Entertainer Award, Variety Artists Club of New Zealand
  • 2013 : Special Award of Appreciation, Variety Artists Club of New Zealand
  • 2011 : New Zealand's Top Children's Entertainer Award, Variety Artists Club of New Zealand
  • 2011 : Auckland Chamber of Commerce Awesome Service Award
  • 1995 : Shore City Magicians Club Supporters Cup for Most Improved Magician
  • References

    Mick Peck Wikipedia

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