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Went to see A dogs Tale. Was welcomed by Dog and he even rang the admission bell. So cute. And we... read more

Reviewed 19 March 2017
kfr2014
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Gisborne, Gisborne, New Zealand
via mobile
Querky film

"A Local's Tale" . Excellent film outlining the life and times of Stewart Island with a real life... read more

Reviewed 19 March 2017
Lucy I
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Timaru
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The Bunkhouse Theatre shows a quirky 40minute film about Stewart Island, titled A LOCAL'S TAIL. A Local's Tail introduces local characters, community colour, and the struggles and triumphs of the island pioneers, both past and present. Producers...more
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Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Went to see A dogs Tale. Was welcomed by Dog and he even rang the admission bell. So cute. And we had Jaffas. Theatre was well presented and great way to spend the afternoon. Sorry I cant remember the dogs name.

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank kfr2014
Reviewed 19 March 2017

"A Local's Tale" . Excellent film outlining the life and times of Stewart Island with a real life dog as the usher.

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Lucy I
Reviewed 16 February 2017

The theatre is small, but the seats are comfortable and all have good views of the screen. Although they show other movies, the main attraction, I believe, is the movie "A Local's Tail." It tells the story of Stewart Island thru the eyes and voice...More

Date of experience: November 2016
1  Thank JudithS2536
Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

Great way to spend 40mins of your time when you arrive at the Island a Perfect Introduction .... Must see on arrival ! Lola is very open to a few starstruck photos as well.

Date of experience: January 2017
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Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

Just as I expected! informative, fun and some good kiwi humor. Lola the dog is a great narrator and very intelligent!

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank danyell_8
Reviewed 4 January 2017

To be honest you had me at dogs but what a cutie! Before the film we got to pat the sleepy dog and then she rang the bell!! SHE RANG THE BELL multiple times to tell us it was movie time! II slipped a few...More

Date of experience: December 2016
1  Thank nzanz
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

We went to see A Dog's Tail, a film about the history of the island. It was charming and funny, and as an added bonus we met the star of the film

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank KeithandCatherine
Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

We waited to the end of our stay to visit the Bunkhouse and for us it bought the trip together. Meeting the star Lola was good too, she is a calm role model for Staffordshire terriers who sometimes get a bad name. The islanders are...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank micheleh256
Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

A must go and see this very informative film about Stewart Island is great.👍🐳🐧🐦🐣🚗🛳🛥⛴🌞🎣🏊🏃🌞🌞🌞🌞🌞

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank aquariannz
Reviewed 13 December 2016

The film was ok, a bit over the top. I loved the dog, Lola, so good looking. I congratulate Lola's mum and dad on dreaming up the concept. It's a good idea to document the island's history and there was quite a big audience for...More

Date of experience: December 2016
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