Firework Professionals has been composing dazzling pyrotechnical displays for almost forty years and is a supplier of high-quality commercial fireworks in New Zealand. CEO Anthony Lealand is now referred to as the “grandfather” of fireworks in New Zealand. They are known especially for their special effects for the film, TV and concert industries and have supported international tours by AC/DC and Disney in New Zealand. With headquarters in Christchurch, they produce professional firework displays nationwide and plan many shows for official celebrations such as jubilees, opening ceremonies and public holidays. They have made a name for themselves not only in New Zealand, but also in the Pacific Islands, for example with the huge fireworks display to celebrate Samoa’s independence day. The work of Firework Professionals has also been admired at numerous competitions, such as the 2006 “International Music and Fireworks Festival” in Shanghai, at “Flammende Sterne” in Ostfildern in 2010 and at the “Festival Intercontinental Feux d’Artifices” in Decazeville, France, in 2004, where they were awarded second prize.