Shrek, Kung Fu Panda among DreamWorks movies just added to Netflix in NZ

Netflix announces new collection of family-favourite DreamWorks classics.
Photo credit: DreamWorks Animation

Kiwi families enduring the COVID-19 alert level 4 lockdown have just been offered a bunch of new kids' movies to choose from with their streaming options.

Netflix has added 17 DreamWorks Animation films for its New Zealand customers, including much-loved modern classics like Shrek, Kung Fu Panda and How to Train Your Dragon.

DreamWorks Animation is somewhat of a rival to Disney/Pixar, which is also adding a bunch of family films to its streaming service this month.

April is 'Earth Month' on Disney Plus, with a raft of Disneynature and National Geographic documentaries being added, including Dolphin Reef narrated by Natalie Portman and Elephant narrated by Meghan Markle.

Both Netflix and Disney Plus offer free trials to people who haven't used the services before.

The DreamWorks just films added to Netflix Australia and New Zealand are the following:

  • Bee Movie (2006)              
  • Flushed Away (2007)        
  • How to Train Your Dragon (2010)
  • Kung Fu Panda (2008)       
  • Kung Fu Panda 2 (2011)
  • Madagascar (2005)           
  • Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa (2008)              
  • Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted (2012)            
  • Megamind (2010)              
  • Over the Hedge (2006)     
  • Puss in Boots (2011)          
  • Rise of the Guardians (2012)           
  • Shark Tale (2004)              
  • Shrek 2 (2004)    
  • Shrek the Third (2007)      
  • Shrek Forever After (2010)              
  • Wallace & Grommit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit (2005)