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a great Cinema

I enjoy going to Events Cinema in Whangarei I usually pick a film I think I would like Staff are... read more

Reviewed 17 May 2018
Whangarei, New Zealand
Always a good call

Great Cinema with a wide choice of films. Friendly staff and great sound especially in the bigger... read more

Reviewed 23 December 2017
Tom M
Whangarei, New Zealand
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  • Excellent27%
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  • Average18%
  • Poor18%
  • Terrible12%
16 May 2018
“a great Cinema”
3 weeks ago
“In need of a good clean.”
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
18 James Street, Whangarei, New Zealand
+64 9-470 1948
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I understand that cinemas these days are struggling to make ends meet and can't refresh their décor every few years. I do think it's important though that they maintain a basic level of cleanliness. Sadly this complex doesn't achieve this. On our most recent visit...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank DeborahK765
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Went to the movies with friends on Tuesday, 19 June to see the Breakerupperers and thoroughly enjoyed the outing. Theatre very upbeat with super friendly staff. Nice day out.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank alanahb432
Reviewed 17 May 2018

I enjoy going to Events Cinema in Whangarei I usually pick a film I think I would like Staff are pleasant & helpful but sometimes the Cinema is nearly empty

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 14 May 2018

We had grabone tickets for our visit but the tickets said they had been used when they hadn't. The cinema staff quickly fixed the problem and we were still able to go to see the movie we had wanted to see. Staff were fantastic and...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank dianesander2016
Reviewed 5 May 2018 via mobile

Old cinemas and kind of grubby. Before you buy your tickets it pays to check which theatre your movie will be screening in. Cinema 4 and 5 are newer and more comfortable. 1-3 are old and gross. The carpeted floor in cinema one when I...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank jaffaAuckland
Reviewed 15 March 2018

This place doesn't work, drives this grandma to popcorn and Netflix at home. Not so friendly staff, always grubby. The cinemas are always only 10 percent full. Maybe they should reduce the prices and bring in more custom, but seriously. ....to take 4 kids and...More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank MarieA3355
Reviewed 12 February 2018

We went to watch Wonder Woman, great evening, all the facilities are there, comfortable seating and a very attentive Usher. My one observation rather than criticism is that it may have been a bit loud for some

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank 11manager
Reviewed 30 December 2017

A great way to entertain with friends and family, friendly staff, off St parking! Watch your chosen movie in comfort!

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank John H
Reviewed 24 December 2017

I love going to the movies, however not to these cinema's. Last time we went the seats were very damaged and the seat next to me was missing the seat! The theatres need seat upgrades and it would be great if there was a 'gold...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank tandmar
Reviewed 23 December 2017

Great Cinema with a wide choice of films. Friendly staff and great sound especially in the bigger cinemas.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Tom M
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