Hugh Jackman is in New Zealand and has made a surprise visit at AUT in Auckland.

The superstar is in the country to promote his world tour The Man. The Music. The Show and is set to announce a visit to New Zealand.

Earlier, he posted a video of himself on Federal Street saying, "Good morning, super super excited to be here in Auckland, New Zealand. Getting ready to announce a tour."

He and his fellow Greatest Showman star Keala Settle - whose family has Māori roots here in New Zealand - then paid a visit to AUT where Jackman and Settle performed hits from The Greatest Showman and took questions from students.

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He said: "Thank you from the bottom of my heart...I will never forget this".

The visit was livestreamed and you can catch up below:

LIVE: Hugh Jackman makes Surprise appearance at AUT

Posted by nzherald.co.nz on Tuesday, 26 February 2019

Jackman will perform 13 dates in Australia throughout August, from August 2 to August 31.