Buying Tickets

Tickets are NOW on sale.
Advance bookings available for all NZIFF screenings.

In Person

Rialto Cinemas
10.30 am – 9.00 pm daily.

During NZIFF, the box office will be open from 15 minutes prior to the first session of the day and close 15 minutes after the start of the day’s final session.

Regent Theatre

Box office hours are 9.00 am – 5.00 pm Monday – Friday.

Saturday & Sunday the box office opens one hour prior to the first screening.

Online Bookings

Book using the Buy Tickets link on the film pages on our website.

Regent Theatre
A $2.00 booking fee per ticket applies. Credit card fees apply. Note: Additional fees apply for collection of hard copy tickets booked online.

Rialto Cinemas
Booking fee of $1.65 per ticket applies. Credit card fees apply.
Present your booking code at the front counter to collect your ticket.

Phone Bookings

Regent Theatre screenings only.
Ph: (03) 477 8597
9.00 am – 5.30 pm Monday to Friday; 10.30 am – 1.00 pm Saturday; closed Sundays.
Booking fee: $5.00 per tickets applies.

Groups and schools

For group bookings of 20 or more people, please email:

Milicent Ghosh

For school bookings, please email:

Nic Marshall


Please note that NO REFUNDS will be given for tickets (either unused, uncollected or collected late) and Five-Trip Passes (either in part or in full). Bookings once made cannot be altered. Please choose carefully as there are no seat swaps, exchanges or refunds, except as required by law.