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The NewZealand Story (ニュージーランドストーリー Nyū Jīrando Sutōrī?) is a platform game developed by Taito and released in arcades in 1988. The game centers around Tiki a kiwi who must save his friends who have been kidnapped by a Leopard Seal. Several characters from the game have gone on to appear in the Bubble Bobble series, and a few elements from Bubble Bobble also made an appearance in the game and its sequel.

Characters featured in the Bubble Bobble series[]

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  • The NewZealand Story features a mechanic from Bubble Bobble in the form of collecting letters to spell out "EXTEND" in order to gain an extra life, based on the Extend Bubbles.
  • The NewZealand Story Revolution, a sequel to the original title for the Nintendo DS, features appearances from Bub, Bob, Mike, and Violet, who appear as captured characters for the player to rescue, similar to Tiki's kiwi friends that appear in both the original game and the sequel.