Buying Tickets

Tickets will be on sale from Thursday 14 July at the State Cinemas Box Office.

Online Bookings

Tickets can be booked online from or through the links on our film pages.

Booking fees apply.

In Person

Bookings for all NZIFF sessions can be made at the State Cinemas box offices, on the day or in advance.

Phone Bookings

State Cinemas Nelson

Ph: (03) 548 3885

Methods of Payment

State Cinemas Movie Gift Cards/Cash/EFTPOS: Accepted for box office bookings only.
Credit card: Accepted for all bookings.

Please note that State Cinemas (yellow) Free Vouchers are not accepted.

Ticket Collection

All advance bookings can be collected from the Self Ticketing Kiosk located in the foyer of State Cinemas Nelson.


Please note that NO REFUNDS will be given for uncollected tickets or tickets collected late. Bookings once made cannot be altered. Please choose carefully as there are no exchanges or refunds except as required by law.