Buying Tickets

Tickets are on sale now.

Advance tickets are available for all sessions and can be made from the venue where the film is screening. As these box offices are operated for NZIFF by the venues themselves, they are not equipped to sell tickets for other NZIFF venues.

Event Cinemas New Plymouth:
Open daily from 9.30am until late. We regret there are no telephone bookings.

Govett-Brewster Art Gallery/Len Lye Centre:
Open 7 days 10.00am–5.00pm (cinema open late for festival screenings). We regret there are no telephone bookings. Tickets available in-store or online.

Online Bookings

Tickets for Event Cinema screenings can be booked online via

A booking fee of $1.40 per ticket applies.

Govett-Brewster Art Gallery/Len Lye Centre screenings:

Method of Payment

Cash/EFTPOS: Accepted for box office bookings.
Visa/Mastercard: Accepted for all bookings.


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.