State Cinemas Nelson 91 Trafalgar Street, Nelson, 7010, New Zealand
Posted on August 28, 2013 / 377 Listing verified as genuine
Listing Type : Cinema
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Location : Nelson City
Opening Hours
  • Monday :Closed
  • Tuesday :Closed
  • Wednesday :Closed
  • Thursday :Closed
  • Friday :Closed
  • Saturday :Closed
  • Sunday :Closed

Advance Bookings

State Cinemas Nelson

Seat reservations available for all sessions – choose you own seat at the counter or by booking online/over the phone. Advance sales are generally available from Tuesday evening each week for the week beginning Thursday (State Cinemas weeks run Thurs-Weds).

Phone: (03) 548 3885

Credit Card bookings can be made over the phone to reserve your seat. It is recommended you book your seats in the School Holiday period to save disappointment.

Ticket Prices



Adult before 5pm $12.50 $15.00
Adult after 5pm $15.50 $18.00
Adult Tuesday (all day) $11.00 $15.00
Child (under 16) (all day) $10.00 $12.50
Senior (65+) (all day) $10.00 $12.50
Student (All day, 7 days, excluding Film Festival & events – current ID required) $12.50 $15.00
Family Pass

(2 Adults/2 Children) or (1 Adult/4 Children)

$42.00 $52.00
Chick Flick Thursdays (Film & Drink) $20.00
Mums & Bubs (1st Weds of every month) $11.00

Reusable 3D Glasses $2.00


Use your web browser (State Cinemas Nelson and the Suter Cinema only) – click on your preferred session time. This will take you through a seat selection process which enables you to select your own seats. For this service Book My Show charges up to $4 per booking. Booked tickets are held at the cinema counter for collection or use your booking reference number or credit card to collect your pre-booked tickets from one of our Self Ticketing Kiosks in the foyer . Please present your credit card used to make the booking when picking up your tickets from the front counter.

Over the Counter

For any movie session programmed into the ticketing system- Suter bookings can be made at the State Cinemas Nelson counter outside Suter Cinema hours. Motueka counter bookings must be made at the State Cinema Motueka counter.

Cell Phones & Recording Devices

All cell phones should be switched off or to ‘volume off’ while in cinemas. If you attempt to use a recording device while in a cinema, you consent to your immediate removal from the theatre and forfeiture of the device and it’s contents.

Note: Please provide appropriate ID when asking for discounts (e.g. Student card, Superannuatant Card).

Special prices may apply at times to Film Festivals, Gala Openings and other Special Screenings.

State Cinemas Gift Vouchers

Adult, Child and Senior Vouchers can be redeemed at State Cinemas NelsonA surcharge will apply when redeeming gift vouchers for 3D films. Vouchers can not be redeemed by phone or by internet bookings If you would like to purchase vouchers over the phone, just phone the box office on 03 5483 885 ext 1 and the box office staff will assist, posting the vouchers out for you same day. A $1 postage and handling fee applies.

Chick Flick Thursday Girft Vouchers

Chick Flick Vouchers are available. For only $20 you can attend our selected Chick Flick on a Thursday evening (after 8pm) and choose a delicious glass of wine, beer or juice from Stefano’s Chick Flick Drinks Menu. These vouchers are valid for 6 months and only redeemable at State Cinemas Nelson.  Please visit the News and Special events page for what’s on!

State Cinemas Policy on Bags in Cinemas

For security and safety reasons it is our policy to not allow large bags or backpacks into our cinemas. Our staff can store these for you in a locked room. While we are confident your belongings are safe we will not accept responsibility should items go missing. Please do not bring valuables with you.

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