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Pork Pie Hamilton Drive-in Screening Last Night

Last night we hosted the first ever drive-in screening of PORK PIE – the new kiwi film due for release in cinemas on the 2nd February. Check out the video…

Pork Pie Drive-in Touring The Country

In collaboration with Studiocanal & MINI New Zealand, later this month we are touring around the country screening the new Pork Pie on our 40ft drive-in screen! There is a…

24 Perfectly Normal Things Horror Movies Have Ruined For All Of Us

BuzzFeed asked the BuzzFeed Community what irrational things they’re afraid of because of horror movies. Here are the terrifying results. 1. Getting sucked into your bed. New Line Cinema “I…

21 Times “Edward Scissorhands” Was The Most Romantic Movie Ever

BuzzFeed recently posted this, and we couldn’t help but not share it! “Hold me.” “I can’t.” In honour of the film’s 25th anniversary today, relive some of the most romantic moments…

Front Page of Stuff.co.nz

Jonno & Brady were recently interviewed by The Dominion Post who ran this great story on the upcoming Lower Hutt events, check the link to the (cheesy) video featuring the…

Drive-in Cinema coming to Lower Hutt

Wellington’s drive-in cinema is calling the Riverbank Carpark in Lower Hutt home this October. On the iconic date – 21st October 2015 we’re showing the Back To The Future II –…

DOUBLE HEADER: Aladdin & E.T. (This Friday)

Unfortunately we had to move this Saturdays planned movie to Friday which now means this Friday night we are showing Aladdin (6pm) & E.T. (8pm) at Wellington’s drive-in cinema! Want to…

The One Thing You Never Noticed In “Hook”

Hook is one of the greatest films of all time. TriStar Pictures Most people have watched it numerous times. TriStar Pictures You’ve seen this image more than once. TriStar Pictures…

Help us choose a comedy movie for 27th March!

We’re letting the people help choose what movie we screen on the 27th March at the drive-in! Vote for your movie below, or add a new suggestion in the comments…

Labour Weekend Special – Save $15!

This long weekend Firefly Cinemas is showing two cult classics at the Wellington drive-in cinema! Saturday night at 8pm Rocky Horror Picture Show will be making its debut on the…

“Drive-in On course for summer” – Upper Hutt Leader

Article from Upper Hutt Leader – 1st October 2014 A broader range of movies and a different screening night will be on offer as the curtains are raised on a…

Movie Stills In Their Real Life Locations

Canadian photographer Christopher Moloney started a project called FILMography that matches scenes from movies with their real-life present-day locations. The Dark Knight (2008) Home Alone (1990) Home Alone 2: Lost…

Introducing LIVEwall – Our interactive pre-show entertainment

LIVEwall is Firefly Cinemas pre-show entertainment show! From the comfort of your car you can use your smartphone to control the content on our giant 40ft screen before the movie…

Back To The Future on the “future” date – 21 Oct 2015!

If you’re a Back To The Future fan, then the date 21 October 2015 is already drilled into your head. Why? It’s the date that Marty & Doc travel in…

So Whatcha Think??

Thanks for supporting the drive-in cinema over the 2013/14 Summer! We can’t wait to be back again this season for the coming summer. We’re currently in our planning stage for the next session, and in doing so would love to get some feedback from you to help us assist with some exciting changes we will be making.

Featured on RadioLIVE

You may have heard we’re auctioning off the spot to sit between two original DeLorean DMC-12’s (Not replicas as this story says – haha). On Tuesday, 8th April 2014, we…

Firefly Cinemas is bringing the drive-in to New Plymouth (Taranaki)

Firefly Cinemas and the Taranaki Social & Recreational Group are bringing the drive-in to New Plymouth’s Pukekura Raceway this April to help local people with intellectual & physical disabilities. We are showing…

Featured in Remix Magazine

Remix Magazine, a home of fashion, art, design, music, film and beauty in New Zealand, featured us in their recent issue!

Free Fashionable Movie For Wellington Fashion Week

To celebrate the launch of Wellington Fashion Week for 2014, Firefly Cinemas & Wellington Fashion Week are holding a free outdoor movie Wellingtons Waterfront on Tuesday 8th April. We’ve narrowed…

Front Page of Upper Hutt Leader

Wheelie good service: Rimutaka Roller Derby skaters, from left, Kerith Imrie, Jasmine Yuile and Chrissy Yuile, glided around as pizza waitresses while drive-in moviegoers watched Grease. It wasn’t just the…

Advertising Special

If you are thinking of advertising at Firefly Cinemas – we’ve just launched a special offer for those wanting to give us a try. If you’re after on-going advertising deals,…

Valentine’s Day Special – Movie & a red rose

Firefly Cinemas has teamed up with Victoriana Florists in Queensgate Westfield to help you deliver the best Valentine’s Day gift this year! For just $40 you can get a ticket…

One Thing That You’ve Definitely Never Noticed About “Home Alone” Before

i.imgur.com / Via reddit.com In the beginning of the movie… 20th Century Fox Kevin’s dad throws away his airline ticket! 20th Century Fox Which explains why they never have Kevin’s ticket at…

Full Summer Drive-in Schedule Release

We’ve just announced our full line-up of movies for this summer! All movies are just $30/vehicle, with up to 8 people in a car. Gates open at 7:30pm, with the…

Postponement Date for Fight Club: 10th Dec

We are pleased to announce we have a postponement date for the Fight Club movie which was meant to go ahead on Wednesday evening but was postponed because of the…

Lion King & Fight Club Postponed

Sadly due to the weather last night we had to cancel our Fight Club screening near the last minute. Unfortunately the weather is looking much much worse for Friday night,…

Introducing Flick The Firefly

Over the past 24 hours we have been running a competition through our Facebook & Twitter pages letting our fans help us name our Firefly character, who until now has…

Supporting Movember with Anchorman

Our opening week screening of Anchorman will be raising money for Movember. During November each year, Movember is responsible for the sprouting of millions of moustaches around the world. With their “Mo’s”…

Firefly’s Helping Hand for Charity

A big part of why we started this venture was to give back to the people of Wellington and at the same time give them something unique and fun to…

Front Page of the Upper Hutt Leader

Firefly Cinemas made it onto the front page of the Upper Hutt Leader this week.

Opening Week

Our opening week runs from the 26th November (with Anchorman) through till the first day of summer, 1st December (with Dirty Dancing). In between we are running Fight Club (27th…

Interview on Hutt Radio

The day after launching Firefly Cinemas, Hutt Radio (106.1FM) had a chat with Jonno.

The Dominion Post

The day we launched Firefly Cinemas The Dominion Post published this story on Firefly Cinemas. Upper Hutt is set to join the global revival of drive-in movies with the launch…

Wellington Set For First Outdoor Cinema

With just little over seven weeks until summer, two young creative business tycoons are bringing back the swinging 60’s with Wellington’s first permanent outdoor and drive in cinema, set to…

Trentham Racecourse site for region’s first drive-in cinema

The following news article was published on NewsWire.co.nz. PRE-SALE tickets are moving fast for Wellington region’s first drive-in movie cinema – and they only went on sale yesterday. Firefly Cinemas…

Crowdfunding Kicked Off

Check out our home page for ticket pre-sales to our official opening week!