Arohanui Film Festival showcases entertaining, original, interesting and adventurous films from around the world on the big screen at Future Te Aroha, a former bra factory that has been converted to a multi purpose non-profit facility for community and cultural use.


Film enthusiasts gather for a weekend of inspiration, education and film premieres classified just for this event.

Aroha Mountain Lodge

One minute walk from the venue, with a range of room options.



Phone: +64 7 884 8134


Goldminer's Cottage

Located opposite the Future Te Aroha. Goldminer's Cottage is a self-contained house with 3 bedrooms.






Te Aroha is an historic and vibrant spa town in Waikato, New Zealand. Only fifteen minutes from Hobbiton, surrounded by the serene countryside of Ash Vs Evil Dead, while the cinematic Kaimai mountain range leads to the beaches where Pevensie children arrived in ancient Narnia.

The best way to get to Te Aroha is by car, but once you're in the town almost everything is within walking distance.


Future Te Aroha, 13 Boundary Street, Te Aroha 3320 Waikato, NZ.

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Te Aroha is an 82 minute drive from Auckland, 46 mins from Hamilton.


Te Aroha Motel

Located next door to Future Te Aroha Te Aroha Motel


Ph: +64 7 884 9417



Founded by prolific artist and teacher Lynne Renwick, who received the 2009 service medal from the Queen for her theatre work with South Auckland youth.


Arohanui Film Festival includes Q&A sessions with industry professionals as well as DIY filmmakers.


Te Aroha Holiday Park

5 minute drive from our venue with economical options.



Ph: 078849567


® Future Te Aroha Charitable Trust




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