Kristian Haukland (born August 1, 1973) is a New Zealand puppeteer of Norwegian descent. He is best known for his work with The Muppets on Muppets On The Run, Ernie & Bert's Big Adventure, and Oscar: The Biggest Disaster Movie. He also has performed with Puppet Up! in Oceania and the El Kadsreian Islands, in VEE Corporation's SpongeBob SquarePants Live! (2002 Leg 1; as Plankton), and in Australasian tours of Mighty Morphin Power Rangers Live (1995; as Alpha 5) and Avenue Q (2007; as Rod).