Full updates on New Zealand cinemas opening up

Updated: 1.00pm, 17 June 2020

As New Zealand drops down to COVID-19  Level 1, cinemas can open everywhere though not all have done so immediately.

The easiest way to see which cinemas are opening their doors is to check our cinemas list. This shows the cinemas near you or in your selected location and highlights which have movies showing. Select a cinema to see their movies and session times.

For the time being, we’ll also list which cinemas are opening up below along with announcements.

Upcoming Openings

* Event Cinemas – Opening June 25th: Albany, Manukau, Newmarket, St Lukes, Westcity, Westgate, Chartwell, Tauranga Central, Havelock North, Coastlands
* Rialto Dunedin, Event Queen Street and Broadway – TBC


Academy Cinemas
Berkeley Mission Bay
Capitol Cinema
Cinema 3 Pukekohe
Hoyts Botany Downs
Hoyts Hibiscus Coast
Hoyts Sylvia Park
Hoyts Wairau Park
Hawkins Theatre Papakura
Lido Cinema Epsom
Matakana Cinemas
Monterey Howick
Reading LynnMall
Rialto Newmarket
Silky Otter Orakei
The Vic Devonport
Waiheke Community Cinema

Bay of Plenty

Basement Cinema
Event Tauranga Crossing
Reading Rotorua
Rialto Tauranga
Tivoli Papamoa


Academy Gold Cinema
Alice Cinema
Apollo Lincoln
Cine Cafe Akaroa
Cinema Paradiso Methven
Deluxe Cinemas
Geraldine Cinema
Hollywood Sumner
Hoyts EntX Christchurch Central
Hoyts Northlands
Hoyts Riccarton
Lumiere Cinemas
Reading The Palms
Regent Ashburton
Town Hall Cinemas


Mercury Twin Cinema
Multiplex Cinema Thames


Dome Cinema
Odeon Theatre

Hawke’s Bay

Focal Point Hastings
Gaiety Theatre
Globe Theatrette
Reading Napier


Embassy 3
Event Palmerston North
Focal Point Fielding
Focal Point Levin
Majestic Theatre Taihapi
Regent Pahiatua


Event Blenheim
Picton Cinema

Nelson-Tasman Bay

State Cinema Motueka
State Cinemas Nelson
The Gecko
The Village Theatre Takaka


ANZAC Theatre
Cathay Cinemas
Te Ahu Cinema Kaitaia
Cinema Kororareka Russell
Event Whangarei
Te Ahu Cinema Kaitaia


Fiordland Cinema
Reading Invercargill
St James Theatre Gore


Event New Plymouth
Everybody’s Theatre
Hawera Cinema 2
Kings Theatre Stratford
Len Lye Centre Cinema


Starlight Cinema


Arthur’s Cinema Cromwell
Central Cinema Alexandra
Cinema Paradiso Wanaka
Clyde Cinema
Dorothy Browns
Metro Cinema
Reading Dunedin
Reading Queenstown
Rubys Cinema Wanaka


Hoyts Te Awa
Lido Hamilton
Metro by Hoyts
Raglan Arts Centre
Tivoli Cambridge


Circus Cinema
Light House Cuba
Light House Pauatahanui
Light House Petone
Miro Cinema Upper Hutt
Monterey Cinemas Upper Hutt
Penthouse Cinema & Cafe
Reading Porirua
Regent 3 Masterton
Roxy Cinema
ShoreLine Cinema Waikanae
The Embassy
The Hutt Pop-Up
The Screening Room

West Coast

Regent Greymouth
Regent Theatre Hokitika

We will of course also be up to date with what’s coming out and the movies playing in cinemas now.