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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

Raetihi

Post 20: Ohakune Weekend-The Big Carrot!

Last weekend was full of fun for Mike’s (my house-mate’s boyfriend (or ‘partner’ here)) birthday. He had won tickets to Ohakune ‘mardis gras’ so the other 2 of us bought our tix and headed down to this cute (and really nice!) B&B for a couple nights. 196 more words

"Strait" to Wellington

June 7-11

After swapping Bertha for the Red Demon, we left Christchurch and headed north to Picton, where we would catch the ferry across the Cook Strait to Wellington – New Zealand’s capital city. 1,135 more words

Ohakune Mardi Gras

I’ve never seen so many onesies before in my life!

Kim and I headed to Ohakune with my brothers Daniel and Luke for the Ohakune Mardi Gras. 240 more words

New Zealand

Musings from the lodge.......

People often comment that Ohakune is a one-dimensional town with nothing going for it outside of the July – October ski season.  When Peter and I moved here from Auckland in January, it was assumed by many that we were here for the skiing. 539 more words

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