National Film Tour

National Film Tour


NZ Mountain Film Festival National Tour

The NZ Mountain Film Festival National Tour takes award winning films to audiences around NZ immediately after the Wanaka festival ends in July. A selection of the films are available for screenings in your town.

We also have a free Schools program sponsored by the Federated Mountain Clubs of NZ. This means any school can apply for a free DVD of films to be shown at school, during school hours.  For more information, or to apply for a free DVD, visit the School Tour page on the FMC website.

Hosts in regions around the country choose a programme that reflects the interests of their local audiences from a selection of films on adventure, culture, environment and action sports.

Don't see your town on the list? Contact us to become a screening host in your town, and read the National Tour FAQ for more info.

2019 National Tour Schedule:


Best of Wanaka, 5pm, Sunday 1st September.

NZ Made 7.30pm, Monday 9th September.

Central Cinema. $12 for members, $15 non-members, $10 children. Tickets via phone 03 448 7850 or


Kiwi Made selection. 7pm, Saturday 3rd August.

Ashburton Trust Events Center. $25 adults, $10 children 14 years and under. Tickets from

Arthurs Pass:

Best of Wanaka. 7.30pm, Saturday, 5th October. Arthurs Pass Community Center. Tickets $20 (cash only) at the door.  Community pot-luck from 6pm.

Auckland, Hobsonville:

7pm, Saturday 12th October. Sunderland Lounge, Hobsonville Point. Doors sales only. and limited to first 200 people. Doors open 6.30pm, first in first served! $15 Adults, $10 Students. Under 5 free if seated on caregivers lap.

Auckland, Titirangi:

Best of Wanaka. Two shows; 10.30am and 2.30pm, Saturday 21 September.

Lopdell Theatre, Titirangi.  $14 Adults  $12 Concession $8 Children. Door sales and online (website TBC)

Auckland, Newton: 

Best of Wanaka, 6pm, Monday 12th August. Torpedo 7 store, K Road. Tickets $20, available online;


Best of Wanaka, 7.30pm 9th September, Elim Center Auditorium. Tickets $15 from Mitchell Sports Scott Street , book online (door sales from 7pm, subject to availability.) Proceeds to The Nelson- Marlborough Rescue Helicopter Service.


Best of Wanaka, 6.30pm 20th August, Middleton Grange School Theatre, $10 for CMC members, $15 for non members. Sales at the door, or from Bivouac or the Roxx from the start of July.


- 2019 is Wednesday July 7 at The Gate.

Franz Josef:

7.30pm, Saturday 27th July.

Alpine Adventure Centre, 29 Main Road. Tickets available from 1st July from $18 adults, $10 kids under 16.  Fundraising for the Mental Health Foundation of New Zealand.


Kiwi Made, 7pm, 16th August.

Geraldine High School School Hall. Tickets can be picked up from the Geraldine High School Office. $15 per person or $25 for both nights.


Kiwi Made selection. 7pm, Thurs 25th July. (doors open 6.30pm).

Screened at Camp Glenorchy. DOOR SALES BY CASH ONLY. $10 Adults, $5 children (5 to 16) under 5 free. All proceeds going to the Glenorchy Community Trust. First in first served up to 100, limited capacity.


Best of Wanaka 6.30pm,17 July.

The Lido, Hamilton. Adults $25, Students $15 (includes drink and nibbles)

Hanmer Springs:

Best of Wanaka, 7.30pm, Friday 15 November.

Hanmer Springs School Cheltenham St. 70 Tickets available, Door sales only: $20 Adults, $10 Children.


Best of Wanaka, 7pm, 13 September. Regent Theatre. Tickets are available online: $20 pre-sale / $25 on the door / $5 off for NZAC/FMC .


Best of Wanaka, 2pm, Saturday 26th October. Community Trust South, $15 adult, $12.50 for student (with ID) and $7 for kids (12 and under).


Best of Wanaka, 7pm, Friday 2nd August.

Kerikeri Primary School Hall. Earlybird Adult tickets $15, under 16yrs $8. Tickets and more info on

Lake Hawea:

Best of Wanaka. Two shows, 2pm and 7pm, Saturday 31 August .

Lake Hawea Community Center. $20 Adults, $10 school aged children and $50 family pass (1 adult and 4 kids or 2 adults and 3 kids). Tickets from Sailz Store, Lake Hawea. OCD Café at Wanaka Medical Center, Online by and door sales (eftpos available).  .


Kiwi Made, 7.30pm, 6th September. Best of Wanaka, 7.30pm 7th of September. Lyttleton Arts Factory, Oxford St. $15 Tickets from


Kiwi Made selection, 4pm 10th August. Best of Wanaka, 4pm 17th of August,

Regent 3 Cinema, Masterton.  $20 each night, or $35 if you buy a ticket for both nights. Contact Nigel Boniface for tickets. Ph 06 378 6556 or 027 356 6322


7.30pm, Saturday 20th July.

MTG Century Theatre. Tickets available online from early July.


Friday 6th & Saturday 7th September. 7pm, doors open 6.30pm.

Suter Theatre, Bridge St, Nelson. Ticket $20 adult, $12 concessions. Available from State Cinemas, Nelson. Tel: 03-548 3885

New Plymouth:

Best of Wanaka, 7.30pm Thursday 8th August.

4th Wall Theatre $10 tickets, available online.


Best of Wanaka, 7.30pm. Thursday 5th September, The Kings, Ohakune Junction. Tickets $15 at the door or from the Ruapehu Bulletin office.

Palmerston North

Best of Wanaka, 7pm, Thursday 26 September. Social Sciences lecture Block, Massey University. Tickets $15 from Bivouac Palmerston North or email


Additional screening after the main Queenstown Show. Dates TBC


7pm, 25th July. Harvest Center Audiorium. Ticket information online. 


Kiwi made selection, 7.30pm Friday 30 August. Best of Wanaka 7.30pm Saturday 31st August.

Village Theatre, Takaka. 03 525 8453


8pm, Wednesday 10th July. Starlight Cinema. Tickets available online from early July. 


Best of Wanaka Selection, 7pm, Saturday 7th September. Tauranga Boys College Auditorium. Tickets available online:

Te Anau:

Kiwi Made, 7pm, Friday 6th September,  Best of Wanaka, 2pm Sunday 8th September.

Fiordland College. $15 adult, $7 under 12, $35 Family of 4. Tickets available from Fiordland College, DOC Te Anau,
Fiordland Frontier Supplies (Door sales $20) Supper and snacks available to purchase.


Kiwi Made selection, 6.30pm Friday 9th August

Twizel Events Center. Adults $10, Secondary Students $5, Primary Student free – Tickets available from Twizel Info Centre.

Waiheke Island:

Best of Wanaka, 7.30pm (doors open 7pm) 6th September.

Waiheke Cinema, 129 Ocean Rd. Adults $16, Concession $12, Children 15-5yrs $9. Tickets from cinema via ph 09 372 4240 or


Best of Wanaka, 8.15pm Wednesday 28th August, Shorline Cinema, Waikanae. Tickets $25.


Best of Wanaka 7.30pm 16th August. Kiwi Made selection 7.30pm 17th August.

Waitomo Discovery Centre (Museum of Caves). Tickets $25 or both nights for $40. Email Biddy and Rich for tickets.


Kiwi made selection 6.30pm on Monday 5th August.  Best of Wanaka selection, 6.30pm Monday 12th August.

Held at Victoria Uni of Wellington Memorial Theatre. Tickets available online. $20 for standard entry, $15 for members of VUWTC/WTMC, and $10 for students.


Best of Wanaka selection, 7pm, Friday 13 September.

NBS Theatre, Westport. $20 Adults, $16 for members or students.


7pm, 8th August.

Davis Lecture Theatre at the Whanganui Museum. $20, $15 for under 16/unwaged. Book tickets online here. More info on the event Facebook page. In support of LandSAR Whanganui.

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