*DATE CHANGE* We have rescheduled the film festival.
The New Zealand Mountain Film Festival National Tour is coming to Wellington once again with a double feature! We'll be showing both the best of the festival and the award-winning NZ made films.
The festival started in 2002 and is internationally recognised as one of the world’s premier mountain film festival events. It's NZ’s original mountain film festival with an international adventure film maker’s competition, as well as a highly regarded NZ made a division.
The Wellington Tramping and Mountaineering Club and the Victoria University of Wellington Tramping Club have joined forces to bring the films to Wellington.
24 September - *Best of the Festival* films include kayaking the canyons and whitewater of the Rio Apurimac in the heart of the Andes; a solo expedition of twelve days of seakayaking followed by climbing the Molar Spire; crossing the 70 kilometers and 7,000 meters altitude gain of the Wetterstein Ridge non-stop; five kiwis paragliding in Tanzania; summitting K2; and the first ski descent of the 8,516m Mt Lhotse.
28 September - *Kiwi Made*: Award winning films either made in NZ or films made by New Zealanders include a packrafting and mountain biking journey of both Māori culture and the Whanganui River; an attempt to traverse the Olivine Range; a kiwi woman from West Auckland through-hikes the 4,270 kilometres of the Pacific Crest Trail; putting up new rock climbing routes on Stewart Island; finding new climbing challenges in the Remarkables; going on a ski-trip with local skier Janina Kuzma to Mount Hermon on the border between Israel, Lebanon and Syria; and the building of The Pike 29 Memorial Track.