New Zealand is a member of the AFCI.
Wednesday 12th March
New Zealand is a South Pacific country made up of two main islands, the North Island and the South Island, and numerous smaller offshore islands. The range of scenery in New Zealand is unique – from the mangrove-fringed tidal inlets of Northland to the snow capped volcanoes of the Central Plateau, from the forests of the Urewera to the majestic fiords, glaciers and mountains of the south. Plants and animals found nowhere else on earth can be found here.
New Zealand’s compact size means that filmmakers can shoot almost anywhere yet remain in close contact with sophisticated film services and infrastructure. So whether on location at beaches, mountains, lakes or rivers, filmmakers are well served by road and air transport.
The telecommunications network includes the capability for high speed transfer of film content between locations and production facilities in New Zealand and abroad, while rushes or dailies can reach New Zealand labs from the most remote locations.
You can search Film New Zealand's online gallery, or contact us with your brief and we will put together a package for you.
Following are links to some other online galleries with pictures and footage of New Zealand.
New Zealand has a great diversity of historic homes, public and commercial buildings, in a range of architectural styles spanning the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Visit these websites for a taste of New Zealand's architectural heritage.
New Zealand has a number of steam trains and steam train enthusiasts. See the following links for more information.
New Zealand's tall ships include:
The rural sector is still a key part of New Zealand's economy and we have a wide variety of rural landscapes. Crops on offer include:
View a map of New Zealand detailing crop growing areas.
New Zealand native flora is rich and particularly distinctive.
Visit some of the New Zealand rural sector's scientific research sites:
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