REGENT UPSTAIRS CINEMA  

BIG SCREEN ENTERTAINMENT AT THE REGENT PAHIATUA

We are a community owned & operated cinema situated in the upstairs auditorium of the Pahiatua Regent Theatre .Opened by Kerridge Theatres on 23 February 1940 and now owned by the Pahiatua Repertory Society Inc., we are one of only three cinemas operating in the Wairarapa/Tararua region. We are the only cinema in the Tararua District and the only cinema between Masterton & Waipukurau. We are a Registered Charity, with a part-time manager, staffed by volunteers. We have one 8.5 metre CinemaScope screen & seat 113 with stadium style seating. We screen every Thur Fri Sat & Sun with extra sessions during school holidays & when needed. We have projection systems to screen in 35mm film, E-Cinema/digital, & DVD/Blu-ray formats, with 5.1 Dolby Digital Surround Sound.

Both the Upstairs cinema and the Downstairs Theatre are available for private bookings and fundraiser events.

In August 2011 we launched a fundraising project to completely refurbish our cinema auditorium and to upgrade our projection system to a fully compliant DCP digital system. Comfortable new seats have recently been installed and the walls are now lined with acoustic panels and drapes, which improves not only the appearance but also greatly improves the digital sound quality. We are also very pleased to announce that thanks to a very generous grant from the Waireka Community Trust we can now offer patrons with a disability or in a wheelchair or mobility scooter easy and safe access to our upstairs auditorium via a lift from the cinema foyer. The process of up-grading the auditorium is continuing.

If you would like to find out more about our up-grade project or you would like to support this project, or join our volunteers group please email us at: regentpahiatua@xtra.co.nz or phone the manager on 06 376 8441.

WHAT'S ON & WHAT'S COMING SOON

  • Coming Soon: ELSA & FRED

    9 November at 20:38 from atlas

    OPENS: Thurs 11th Dec: "Elsa and Fred" is the story of two people who at the end of the road, discover that it's never too late to love ...

  • Now Showing: AUNTY & THE STAR PEOPLE

    23 October at 01:18 from atlas

    SCREENS: Thurs 27th Nov at 2pm & 5.30pm; Sun 30th Nov at 7pm; Thurs 4th Dec at 2pm & 5.30pm; Fri 5th Dec at 7.30pm; Sat 6th Dec ...

  • Next Attraction: "SUNDAY"

    23 October at 01:10 from atlas

    OPENS: Sun 7th December; 2pm & 7pm.  SUNDAY is an independent feature film set in Christchurch, New Zealand one year after ...

  • Now Showing: DAWN OF THE PLANET OF THE APES

    6 October at 13:18 from atlas

    SCREENS:  Friday 28th Nov at 7.30pm; Finally Sat 29th Nov at 7.30pm.  A growing nation of genetically evolved apes led by ...

  • Coming Soon: LET'S BE COPS

    6 October at 13:13 from atlas

    OPENS ON:  Fri 12th Dec at 7.30pm Best pals Ryan (Jake Johnson) and Justin (Damon Wayans Jr.) are stalled in their ...

 

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Address 64 Main Street
Pahiatua Pahiatua
4910
Phone 06 376 8607 or 8441
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Opening hours

The cinema is open 30 minutes before each session