United Cinemas are now open

United Cinemas are now open and we couldn't be more excited! Click here for session times and to purchase tickets.

Get ready to spend more fun-filled time at Bayfair, because we’ve added the last piece of the puzzle to your local shopping, dining and entertainment mix - a world-class United Cinemas complex. 

The Bayfair United Cinemas has seven screens, using the latest world-leading laser projection technology and 360-degree Dolby Atmos surround sound ensuring the best audio-visual experience. There are electric “Grand Recliner Flat Beds” and a wireless phone charger on every seat - so you can post your review on socials as soon as your film finishes!

There is also an in-theatre dining service featuring an à la carte menu, delicious wood-fired pizzas and an extensive range of beverages, with beer on tap.

More about United Cinemas

United Cinemas are dedicated to delivering quality, sophistication and class, and is renowned for its level of customer service, 5-star interiors, world-class Dolby Atmos surround sound, digital laser picture quality and excellence in food and beverage offerings.

United Cinemas is an Australian-owned, award-winning chain of cinemas, which already boasts 48 theatres across Australia, but Bayfair is the first New Zealand cinema complex. The Bayfair complexl features United’s signature two-storey dress circle “Grand Theatre”.

United Cinemas Australia chairman Roy Mustaca says they chose Bayfair because they wanted to offer one of the most compelling entertainment experiences in the country. 

“We wanted to be a part of the Bayfair Shopping Centre transformation and offer the people of the Bay of Plenty region an exceptional cinema experience. Each cinema features plush stadium seating, 300 electric grand recliners and our a la carte in-theatre dining menu delivering quality food and beverage to patrons’ seats. With the latest laser projection and 360-degree Dolby Atmos sound, the cinema delivers a world-class movie experience.”