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Great value

$10 movie entry. Where else can you enjoy a movie at this price? We saw Bohemian Rhapsody, film was... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
amysmum578
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Wairoa, New Zealand
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Comfortable and uncrowded

I've watched a couple of films there and the crowded one had about 6 other people. For one, there... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2018
Murray O
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Wairoa, New Zealand
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2 weeks ago
“Great value”
18 Jun 2018
“Comfortable and uncrowded”
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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252 Marine Parade, Wairoa 4108, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

$10 movie entry. Where else can you enjoy a movie at this price? We saw Bohemian Rhapsody, film was great, seats were comfortable theatre has air conditioning ( heating when it’s cold) and it’s beside East end cafe for a coffee and cake if you...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 19 June 2018

I've watched a couple of films there and the crowded one had about 6 other people. For one, there were only two of us. They have a reasonable selection of films and it's only 10 bucks.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Murray O
Reviewed 24 January 2018

giant screen and comfy seats with plenty of leg room. Not only is this a beautiful building with an amazing Gaiety Theatre lead light above the entrance but it is beautifully restored. Eat your heart out Aucklanders nothing up there compares.

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed 5 October 2017

nothing to do ,go see a movie . take a jersey a little cold, take your own lollies, expensive if you have more than 1 child

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank 23teena
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

While traipsing around New Zealand, we decided to stop in here for a rest and a movie and boy were we impressed! The seats were comfy, the aisles wide and the sound system was incredible! The proprietor was very nice and the concessions were fresh...More

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank SW4001
Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

This is an old theatre house that was converted to cine quite a few years ago. Its reported to be the largest screen on the East coast, it is quite big. The sound system is OK, the sears are comfy and i don't think I've...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank MiguelitoyCat
Reviewed 17 February 2017

Great to have restored back to its former glory. It has the most incredible sound system of any theatre and is a welcome addition of things to do in Wairoa. The staff are friendly and helpful and there is always plenty of popcorn for the...More

Date of experience: December 2016
1  Thank Jan L
Reviewed 5 February 2016 via mobile

This little boutique theatre is a gem. The theatre is home to movies, music and dance productions, events etc.. The staff are friendly and accommodating. If your in town make this theatre a must no miss place

Date of experience: February 2016
1  Thank Libby Y
Reviewed 25 January 2016

I am so very glad that we had planned our visit to Wairoa around the Long River Swing performance at the Gaiety Theatre last Saturday! The musicians ( David Maquette & his Trio and Twisting' the Swing) were all outstanding and we loved every second...More

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank Saltings_10
Reviewed 28 December 2015

In 1928, the Gaiety Theatre opened as Wairoa's first cinema. In 2015 it was reborn with the latest digital projection equipment, and the world's most advanced theatre sound system. Hearing is believing! Watching a thriller/action movie in the Gaiety Theatre is unlike any other cinema-going...More

Date of experience: December 2015
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