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davidcoppock commented about Nimitz Drive-In on Aug 9, 2018 at 2:46 pm

Why was the highway called Nimitz?

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davidcoppock commented about 101 Movies Drive-In on Aug 9, 2018 at 2:43 pm

Did it show 101 movies before it closed?

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davidcoppock commented about Hoyts 8 on Aug 8, 2018 at 9:42 am

9 screens. Cinema 1 – 298 seats, cinema 2 – 396, cinema 3 – 225, cinema 4 – 296, cinema 5 – 296, cinema 6 – 225, cinema 7 – 396, cinema 8 – 298, and cinema 9(IMAX) – 350 seats.

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davidcoppock commented about Hoyts Preston Drive-In on Aug 8, 2018 at 8:40 am

Opened on 21/12/1954. Screen was 73 feet by 65 feet. Closed on the same night, when severel Hoyts drive-in’s closed.

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davidcoppock commented about Metro By Hoyts Hamilton on Aug 8, 2018 at 7:45 am

Opened in October 2013. May be the same site as the old Village 5 Cinemas?

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davidcoppock commented about Hoyts Te Awa on Aug 8, 2018 at 7:39 am

Opened on 18/8/2011.

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davidcoppock commented about Hoyts Riccarton on Aug 8, 2018 at 7:29 am

Opened on 23/3/2005. 7 screens. 1500 seats. Closed briefy after the 2011 Christchurch earthquake, but reopened in June 2011.

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davidcoppock commented about Hoyts Northlands on Aug 8, 2018 at 7:26 am

Was this cinema a replacement for Hoyts Moorhouse?

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davidcoppock commented about Hoyts Moorhouse on Aug 8, 2018 at 7:21 am

Was it too damaged to save?

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davidcoppock commented about Hoyts Moorhouse on Aug 8, 2018 at 7:19 am

Has it been rebuilt or going to be rebuilt?

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davidcoppock commented about Hoyts Mid-City on Aug 8, 2018 at 7:12 am

Built on the site of the demolished Regent Theatre. Rebuilt and opened as Regent 3, and renamed Hoyts 5 in 1995, and then Hoyts Wellington and hoyts Mid-City and then Regent on Manners.

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davidcoppock commented about Hoyts Mid-City on Aug 8, 2018 at 6:37 am

Opened on 14/4/1982 with 3 screens(1170 seats). Later 5 screens(1104 seats) Closed on 19/8/2009.

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davidcoppock commented about Hoyts Lower Hutt on Aug 8, 2018 at 6:29 am

960 seats.

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davidcoppock commented about Hoyts Lower Hutt on Aug 8, 2018 at 6:28 am

Opened on 16/3/1993.

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davidcoppock commented about Hoyts Berkeley Takapuna on Aug 6, 2018 at 4:43 pm

Opened on 1/8/1914 as Forester’s Hall and closed in 1930. Reopened in 1931 as Gaiety and renamed Tudor in 1968 and renamed Berkeley on the shore. Closed on 29/11/1998 and demolished. New building built on tne site and reopened in 1999 0r 2000 as Hoyts Berkeley Takapuna. 4 screens. Original building 1 screen.

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davidcoppock commented about Hoyts Berkeley Mission Bay on Aug 6, 2018 at 9:06 am

Opened on 22/12/1937. 380 seats. 4 screens.

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davidcoppock commented about Hollywood Cinema on Aug 6, 2018 at 8:38 am

Opened in 1938.

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davidcoppock commented about Event Cinemas Queen Street on Aug 6, 2018 at 8:21 am

Opened in July 1999 as Queen Street Cinemas, with 13 screens, including 1 used as an Imax, and closed in April 2002. Reopened as Event Cinemas Queen Street in 2011.

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davidcoppock commented about Crooked Mile Talking Movies on Aug 6, 2018 at 8:03 am

Odd name!! Why was it called Crooked Mile?

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davidcoppock commented about Hoyts Mid-City on Aug 6, 2018 at 7:56 am

I assume there was a lift or lifts to get up to the cinemas too?

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davidcoppock commented about Blue Loon on Jul 29, 2018 at 7:24 am

Northern most cinema in North America!!

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davidcoppock commented about Center Theatre on Jul 28, 2018 at 9:28 pm

Is it in the centre of town?

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davidcoppock commented about Lockport Drive-In on Jul 26, 2018 at 10:11 am

Looks like the entrance(or exit?) road is still there too?

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davidcoppock commented about Bel-Air Drive-In on Jul 21, 2018 at 2:48 pm

The Chuck Norris movies were called “Missing in action”.

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davidcoppock commented about Birdcage Walk 6 on Jul 20, 2018 at 5:15 am

The building is now an eyecare centre(Sunglass World).