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Nga Taonga Sound & Vision

Open Now: 9:30 AM - 7:00 PM
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Light, camera, coffee!

Great for a coffee and relaxed view of The changing cityscape of this corner. Good food. Simple... read more

Reviewed 27 November 2017
Chris P
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A choice morsel, compact and delightful.

Arriving for the Guatemalan movie "Ixcanul," I enjoyed a pre-show snack along with an exhibit on a... read more

Reviewed 30 July 2015
Wellington, New Zealand
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Nov 26, 2017
“Light, camera, coffee!”
Jul 29, 2015
“A choice morsel, compact and delightful.”
Nga Taonga Sound & Vision is the operating name for the New Zealand Archive of Film, Television and Sound Nga Taonga Whitiahua Me Nga Taonga Korero. The archive was formed by the amalgamation of the New Zealand Film Archive Nga Kaitiaki O Nga Taonga...more
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Reviewed 27 November 2017 via mobile

Great for a coffee and relaxed view of The changing cityscape of this corner. Good food. Simple quality selection.

Thank Chris P
Reviewed 30 July 2015

Arriving for the Guatemalan movie "Ixcanul," I enjoyed a pre-show snack along with an exhibit on a NZ soap opera, one of several integrated into the cafe. After the movie, the adjacent gallery lured me into an exhibition on early feature films in Wellington for...More

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Reviewed 12 December 2014

Nga Taonga Sound and Vision bought old film footage of early Maori. The films were shown in local Marae, great ambience! Films were of mutton birders, eeling, hangi and many more, very interesting. Entry was by gold coin donation

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Reviewed 31 July 2014 via mobile

I took my young kids to a screening of the Gruffalo over the school holidays. It was a deal where you pay $6/adults & children pay their age 2 years = $2 etc. It was such a great idea for kids that aren't quite ready...More

Thank Fifi L
Reviewed 10 October 2013

I visited the film archive for the first time in October 2013 and spent an interesting afternoon (2-3 hours and could have stayed longer). There are a large number of films, documentaries, old news reels, sports reports television advertisements etc which can be watched for...More

1  Thank Martin H
Reviewed 7 September 2013 via mobile

We wandered in because my husband had read about this in a guide book. We each chose short films to watch and enjoyed a quiet hour learning about cultural New Zealand. There may have been more to explore but there was no guides or docents....More

Thank Trish B
Reviewed 26 July 2013

Saw a superb 1953 film about the first ascent of Everest, while drinking some coffee from the cafe - the friendly staff even found me a tube for a poster I'd bought elsewhere earlier!

Thank Hazel A
Reviewed 30 November 2009

The Film Archive is a great place to stop by for a couple of hours. There are hundreds of hours of archived films available at the click of a button, and this has really helped me get under the skin of the local psyche. As...More

2  Thank TrailofAnts
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