Tickets for film screenings at The Civic, ASB Waterfront Theatre and Hollywood Avondale are available through Ticketmaster. Tickets for Path 99 at Stardome Planetarium are only available at the venue or in advance online.
Book early to secure the best seats. Seats are allocated on the basis of best available at the time of booking. Please note that all advance bookings for The Civic and ASB Waterfront Theatre weekday daytime screenings up to 5.00 pm and Saturday and Sunday screenings up to 1.00 pm will be allocated in the Stalls only.
Tickets can be purchased online up until the time the session commences. You will need to either print your Print-at-Home tickets (not just the confirmation notice) for presentation at the venue or display them on your phone (ensure your ticket is loaded and ready for scanning before you arrive).
Ticketing links can be found on the film pages or on the schedule page following the tickets on sale launch on 14 July. To purchase multiple tickets in a single transaction, purchase HERE and load up your shopping cart before checking out.
Due to changes in Ticketmaster's services, we are not able to offer a NZIFF Wishlist to Shopping Cart integration this year.
For Path 99 tickets only.
Tickets can be purchased on your phone through Ticketmaster’s mobile site. Please ensure your ticket is loaded and ready for scanning before you arrive at the venue.
Freephone 0800 111 999 From Mobile 09 970 9700
9.00 am – 9.00 pm Daily
Telephone bookings can be accepted until the start of each screening time (subject to Ticketmaster telephone booking hours).
Tickets are available from the Aotea Centre box office from when tickets go on sale.
Box office hours are: Aotea Centre 10.00am – 4.00pm Monday to Friday
During NZIFF, advance tickets will be available from The Civic box office from one hour prior to the first NZIFF screening that day until 15 minutes after the last screening commences. The Civic box office will also be open from 10.00am on the opening day of the festival, Thursday 28 July.
For group bookings of 20 or more people contact Matt Bloomfield
If you have used a credit card for advance booking by phone, internet or mail, this credit card must be presented to venue staff to collect tickets.
The Civic Tickets available for purchase from one hour prior to the first NZIFF screening that day until 15 minutes after the last screening commences.
ASB Waterfront Theatre, Academy Cinemas, Rialto Newmarket, Hollywood Avondale and Bridgeway Cinemas Box offices open 30 minutes before each NZIFF session commences and close 15 minutes after each session starts.
All venues have wheelchair access. Please advise the ticket seller when purchasing your tickets if you would like to transfer to a seat or remain in your wheelchair, or if you have any special requirements. To book, phone 09 970 9711 9.00 am – 5.00 pm daily
The Civic and ASB Waterfront Theatre have hearing loops. Please advise the ticket seller when purchasing your tickets of your needs.
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