International Recognition for Mystic

AACA Best Childrens Programme one off series Winner 2021
Festival Ecran Jeunesse 2021 Jury Award Best Fiction Series loral
Festival Ecran Jeunesse 2021 Audience Award Best Fiction Series loral
NZTV Awards finalist logo
Awards Laurel for Asian Academy Creative Award


Protecting the environment and solving mysteries are all in a day’s work for Issie and the horse-mad Kauri Point gang in this multi award-winning family action adventure with a supernatural twist. Set against the backdrop of New Zealand’s wild and beautiful landscape, Mystic explores the fundamental themes of friendship, growing up and self-discovery whilst tackling head-on the key issue for young people today: what are we doing to our planet and is it too late to save it?

Mystic is based on New Zealand author Stacy Gregg’s internationally bestselling book series Pony Club Secrets and is showrun by writers Amy Shindler and Beth Chalmers.

  • In November 2022, Mystic won Best Score at the New Zealand TV Awards.
  • In October 2022, Mystic was the New Zealand/Australia winner for Best Children’s Programme (One Off/Series) at the Asian Academy Creative Awards.
  • In October 2021, Mystic won Best Children’s Programme New Zealand, at the Asian Academy Creative Awards.
  • In November 2021, Mystic won both the special Jury Award and the Audience Award for Best Drama Series at the prestigious Festival Ecran Jeunesse in France.
  • In March 2022, Mystic won Best Cinematography at the NZTV Awards. Mystic was also nominated for Best Children’s Programme.
  • In December 2021, Mystic won Best Children’s Programme: One Off/Series for the Asian Academy Creative Awards.

Mystic is a co-commission by UK children’s channel, CBBC and TVNZ with investment from NZ On Air and is distributed by Daro Film Distribution. Series 3 commenced shooting in New Zealand in January 2022. The series has sold in over 40 countries worldwide.

Distributors: Daro

Available on: CBBC and BBC iPlayer (UK), TVNZ (New Zealand), Super Channel (Canada), ZDF (Germany), Canal + (France), Netflix (Benelux).

All 3 Series now available on BBC iPlayer.


Mystic Season One Poster - Macey with Blaze

Mystic Series 1

When London-born Issie Brown moves to the quiet New Zealand town of Kauri Point, she thinks her life is over, but it’s actually just about to begin.

Mystic Season Two title treatment

Mystic Series 2

When Issie starts seeing unsettling visions of future events, the KP gang find themselves in a race against time to save their beloved stables.

Mystic Season Three Poster

Mystic Series 3

Issie’s visions are back and this time Dora’s shipwreck is taking centre stage alongside a mysterious sea serpent statue.