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The day we did go skiing

A couple of weekends ago we finally managed to get some time on the slopes! I finished my shift at work on Friday and returned a missed call from Adam. 748 more words

In New Zealand

Local cinema trys to keep up with technology

$70,000 is needed to upgrade Taihape’s Majestic theatre with the necessary technology, the Manawatu Standard reports.

“It is starting to get really hard now to get the good films. 81 more words

New Zealand

Small town cinemas are still around!

Even with a recent post about the Ohakune cinema closure, small town cinemas around New Zealand are still here!

In Tokoroa, the Waikato Times reports… 92 more words

New Zealand

Award for Ohakune

For the second year in a row I have made the finals of the DPhoto Amateur Photographer of the year awards. This time Offseason Ohakune… 10 more words


To Ruapehu (and Nearby)

The sun was still rising when my alarm startled me awake Thursday morning. I begrudgingly rolled out of bed and into the car, off to the bus station in the city. 1,211 more words


Ohakune cinema closes after 90 years

A historic theatre in Ohakune is closing after being run for 90 years by the Thompson family.

Shrinking audiences, movie rentals and film piracy played a part in the cinemas decline, but the shift to digital from 35mm film was the final breaking point. 57 more words

New Zealand

Adding new toys to Raetihi

Now onsite and working, runs off a gas bottle so we can make it available to anyone renting whether for a night or longer. It’s a late 90’s beast of a thing built into a frame which allows it to be free standing for now, but it’ll be built into a deck structure (and as such fenced as is required by the local Council bylaws) once we can get that arranged. 131 more words