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Drive-In At the Showgrounds

The Travelling Cinema presents Drive-In Movies at the Showgrounds - a very special limited season of amazon flicks shown on NZ's largest screen and enjoyed in the comfort and safety of your car. Come early, park up, grab some food and drinks, tune in with your car radio and off we go!

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A Selection of Recent Events

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Motat Drive-In Movies

The Drive-In by MOTAT is back with an unforgetable experience on Friday and Saturday nights for you to enjoy with the family or friends, with food trucks on site and all the novelty of watching a movie in the country's largest outddor screen from the comfort of your own car.

The 2020 winter season runs on weekends from June to August with 14 movies.

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Auckland Council Movies in Parks

In 2007 Openair Cinema held its first free event together with the Auckland City Council at Victoria Park with a two-night short film festival. This was the stepping stone for the Auckland Council ‘Movies In Parks’ series which since 2008 have become one of the summer landmark events of the Auckland Region.

The 2022 summer season runs from Janurary to April with 15 free movies.

View the Movies in Parks event programme

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Sounds on Screen

Under the brand ‘Sounds On Screen’ we launched the first Music Documentary Film Festival in New Zealand in 2017. This is a yearly event taking place at the Warkworth Town Hall at Queens Birthday Weekend. It comprises national and international entries and its aim is to motivate people of all ages to pursue music as professional art, as hobby or simply as listeners “because it gives us a much needed balance to the busy live”.

We also operate and are involved with numerous other events where we provide a host of services.

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