Big Bike Film Night
New Zealand

Riding across NZ 2023 !!!

Update (1 Feb 2023)

Let the good times roll! It’s GO time!

The 2023 tour will be covering 45 locations across NZ, with 60+ screenings from top to tail, over February- May 2023.

Our dates and locations are confirmed (SCROLL DOWN), all tickets are LIVE now (except Westport and Hokitika).

AND… due to demand (bikemania), an ENCORE screening has been added for Hamilton on Wednesday 22nd March.

If you would like us to keep you up to date on the various locations and dates we are riding into for 2023, join our e-newsletter service – Join here 

Plaudits for our previous collection from attendees

  • “Best selection ever!”
  • “A fantastic collection of films”
  • “The BBFN is always a wonderful, eclectic, wacky mix of films and I love it”
  • “I thoroughly enjoyed the films last night. Truly inspirational films and somehow you’ve managed to top the previous years!!”

So… listen to the voice inside you; it’s telling you to go.

Thanks to Presenting Partner Ngā Haerenga Great Rides of New Zealand you could WIN A GREAT RIDES CYCLING HOLIDAY for you and a friend when you buy a ticket to the Big Bike Film Night New Zealand screening.

The 2023 treasure chest of films includes a delightful young Australian bikepackers learnings from completing a scenic trip to Hell;  a visually commanding film set in postcard Tuscany following a 74-year old bicicletta rider whose spirit personifies cycling; a team who have spent five years formualting a dream…and only one way to get it- via packraft and mountain bike, on a pursuit of a first descent on the gnarly lines of Dillon Cone in the rugged coastal Kaikoura ranges; two schools share their insights into how they promote active transport within their school community; a tale of a rider with a searing thirst for adventure, exploring interior Iceland; putting the ‘mountain’ into mountain biking – a Scottish highland rider’s eyes are opened to the healing power of the bicycle; an uplifting film that celebrates a humble volunteer whose community spirit is inspiring and so are the majestic winter views of the trail where he lives in rural heartland Central Otago; a moving movie that follows a family that chooses to live life to the fullest in the face of adversity; and rounding out the night, find out what happens when you combine an ultra-distance 320 km gravel race and parenting together over a 24-hour period (which is tougher?); ALL in the mix!

NEW ZEALAND 2023 SCREENINGS

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Taupo
Starlight Cinema
Wednesday 15th February
7:30pm
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Hamilton #1
The Lido Cinema
Thursday 16th February
8:00pm
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Thames
Thames Civic Centre
Friday 17th February
7:00pm
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Tauranga
Tauranga Boys College
Monay 20th February
6:30pm
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Rotorua
Harvest Centre Auditorium
Tuesday 21st February
7:00pm
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Whanganui
Davis Lecture Theatre, Whanganui Regional Museum
Wednesday 22nd February
7:00pm
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Kapiti Coast
Event Cinemas Coastland
Thursday 23rd February
6:30pm
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Wellington #1
Penthouse Cinema Brooklyn
Sunday 26th February
7:00pm
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Wellington #2
Penthouse Cinema Brooklyn
Monday 27th February
6:15pm
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Lower Hutt
Lighthouse Cinema Petone
Tuesday 28th February
6:00pm
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Motueka
State Cinema Motueka
Wednesday 1st March
8:00pm
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Nelson #1
Pastorius Waller Theatre at the Suter Art Gallery
Thursday 2nd March
5:50pm
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Nelson #2
Pastorius Waller Theatre at the Suter Art Gallery
Thursday 2nd March
8:35pm
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Nelson #3
Pastorius Waller Theatre at the Suter Art Gallery
Friday 3rd March
5:50pm
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Nelson #4
Pastorius Waller Theatre at the Suter Art Gallery
Friday 3rd March
8:35pm
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Reefton
Reefton Theatre and Cinema
Saturday 4th March
7:00pm
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Takaka
The Village Theatre
Saturday 4th March
7:30pm
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Wellington #3
Penthouse Cinema Brooklyn
Sunday 5th March
7:00pm
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Wairarapa
Carterton Events Centre
Tuesday 7th March
7:00pm
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Palmerston North
The Globe Theatre
Wednesday 8th March
7:00pm
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Hawkes Bay
MTG Century Theatre- Napier
Thursday 9th March
7:00pm
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Whakatane
WhakaMax Cinema
Monday 13th March
6:30pm
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Gisborne #1
The Dome Cinema
Tuesday 14th March
7:00pm
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Gisborne #2
The Dome Cinema
Wednesday 15th March
7:00pm
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New Plymouth #1
4th Wall Theatre
Monday 20th March
7:00pm
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New Plymouth #2
4th Wall Theatre
Tuesday 21st March
7:00pm
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Hamilton #2 ENCORE
The Lido Cinema
Wednesday 22nd March
8:00pm
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Pukekohe
Cinema 3 Pukekohe
Thursday 23rd March
6:15pm
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Ohakune
Powderhorn Chateau
Thursday 6th April
7:00pm
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Cambridge
Tivoli CInema
Monday 24th April
6:30pm
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Takapuna
Monterey Takapuna
Sunday 30th April
6:00pm
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Whangarei
Forum North - The Capitaine Bougainville Theatre
Monday 1st May
7:00pm
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Kerikeri
Cathay Cinemas
Tuesday 2nd May
7:30pm
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Howick
Howick Cinemas
Tuesday 2nd May
6:15pm
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Avondale, Auckland
Hollywood Cinema
Wednesday 3rd May
7:00pm
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Matakana #1
Matakana Cinemas
Thursday 4th May
7:50pm
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Auckland #1
Academy Cinemas
Friday 5th May
8.00pm
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Auckland #2
Academy Cinemas
Sunday 7th May
5:30pm
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Devonport
The Vic Cinema
Monday 8th May
7:30pm
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Blenheim
Marlborough Events Centre
Tuesday 9th May
6:30pm
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Wellington #4
Penthouse Cinema Brooklyn
Wednesday 10th May
6.15pm
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Hokitika
The Regent Hokitika
Wednesday 10th May
7:00pm
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Invercargill
SIT Centrestage Theatre
Thursday 11th May
7:00pm
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Queenstown/ Arrowtown
Arrowtown Athenaeum Hall
Thursday 11th May
7:00pm
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Te Anau
Fiordland Cinema
Monday 15th May
7:00pm
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Gore
SBS St. James Theatre
Tuesday 16th May
6:00pm
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Alexandra #1
Central Cinema
Tuesday 16th May
7:30pm
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Westport
NBS Theatre
Wednesday 17th May
7:30pm
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Wanaka #1
Wanaka Community Hub
Wednesday 17th May
4:00pm
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Wanaka #2
Wanaka Community Hub
Wednesday 17th May
7:30pm
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Wanaka #3
Wanaka Community Hub
Thursday 18th May
7:00pm
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Alexandra #2
Central Cinema
Friday 19th May
7:30pm
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Dunedin
Rialto Cinemas
Monday 22nd May
7:00pm
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Oamaru
Oamaru Cinema
Tuesday 23rd May
7:00pm
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Kaikoura
The Mayfair
Tuesday 23rd May
7:00pm
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Ashburton
The Regent Cinema
Tuesday 23rd May
7:00pm
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Timaru
Craighead Auditorium, Craighead Diocesan School
Wednesday 24th May
7:00pm
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Christchurch #1
Phillip Carter Family Audi, Christchurch Art Gallery
Thursday 25th May
6:00pm
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Christchurch #2
Charles Luney Audi, St. Margaret's College
Friday 26th May
7:00pm
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Auckland 'Encore'
Academy Cinemas
Sunday 28th May
5:30pm
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Matakana #2
Matakana Cinemas
Monday 29th May
6:00pm
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Waiheke Island
Waiheke Island Community Cinema- Tickets reserved by phone
Tuesdat 30th May
7:00pm Ph 09 372 4240
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