Whānau Mārama Venues

Auckland — ASB Waterfront Theatre

138 Halsey St, Wynyard Quarter

ASB Waterfront Theatre Screenings:

Friday 24 July
True History of the Kelly Gang  7:30 PM

Saturday 25 July
New Zealand's Best 2020  1:15 PM (w Filmmakers)
The Girl on the Bridge  4:00 PM (World Premiere)
LOIMATA, The Sweetest Tears 7:00 PM (World Premiere) [Sold Out!]

Sunday 26 July
My Extraordinary Summer With Tess  11:45 AM
The Truth  1:45 PM
Ngā Whanaunga Maori Pasifika Shorts 2020  4:15 PM (w Filmmakers)
Rūrangi  7:00 PM (World Premiere)

Thursday 30 July
If Only  6:15 PM
LOIMATA, The Sweetest Tears 8:30 PM (w Filmmaker Q&A)

Friday 31 July
Heroic Losers  6:15 PM
Ema  8:45 PM

Saturday 1 August
Once Were Brothers: Robbie Robertson and The Band  3:00PM
The Last Wave  5:15 PM
Corpus Christi  7:30 PM

Sunday 2 August
Before Everest  1:45 PM (w Filmmaker Q&A)
The Perfect Candidate  4:30 PM
The County  7:00 PM

We are so excited to share that ASB Waterfront Theatre will host 16 Whānau Mārama: New Zealand International Film Festival films over two weekends this July and August.

ASB Waterfront Theatre is now opening its theatre to the public for the first time since New Zealand’s COVID-19 lockdown, offering a premium viewing experience of this year’s film festival to audiences on the big screen!

Over two weekends 24-26 July and 31 July–2 August, you can watch World Premieres, New Zealand works, international films, documentaries, short films, world films and Hollywood stars at the magnificent ASB Waterfront Theatre.

Check out the 16 extraordinary films on offer, and be sure to take advantage of the Multi-Trip Pass– see five films for just $77.50*

The modern, luxurious and comfortable 675 seat theatre is fully equipped with state of-the art technology for a superior film festival experience. Enjoy a pre-movie drink or stay on afterwards to enjoy quality refreshments and robust discussion with friends, in the spacious surrounds of the theatre bar and AUT Atrium. 

Take the hassle out of parking by pre-booking a space at the theatre car park - just a short walk through nautical Wynyard Quarter precinct to the theatre.

Ticket pricing
Adults $18.50
Concession* $15.50
Seniors $12.50
Children (15 and under) $12.50

Book at least one ticket to at least five films at the ASB Waterfront Theatre and get all your tickets for $15.50 each!

Concession prices are available for full-time students, members of recognised film industry guilds, Film Society members, Community Services Card holders and nurses. Presentation of an appropriate ID will be required.

A $1 ticket booking fee is already included in the prices. There are no additional service fees except where a courier delivery is requested.

COVID-19 information for audiences
Hand sanitiser is readily available and contact tracing is in place at the theatre through the Ministry of Health NZ COVID-19 app. Meticulous cleaning procedures and Ministry of Health guidelines are strictly followed at the ASB Waterfront Theatre. If you are unwell, please stay at home.

Auckland — Hollywood Avondale

20 St Georges Rd, Avondale

Hollywood Avondale Screenings:

- On sale now, each session time below links to a ticket purchase page on the Hollywood website -

Friday 24 July
Relic  8.30PM

Saturday 25 July
The Truth 3.00PM
Once Were Brothers: Robbie Robertson and The Band 6.00PM

Friday 31 July
Corpus Christi 8.00PM

Saturday 1 August
Exile 3.00PM
Ema 6.00PM

Ticket Prices
Adults $15.00
Students $12.00

Seniors $12.00
NB: An online booking fee of $1.50 per ticket applies.

Hollywood Avondale website: https://www.hollywoodavondale.nz/

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167-169 Broadway, Newmarket