Member Discounts
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Equity New Zealand members can enjoy discounts from a lot of different companies that cover everything from photography to horse riding. Click on the below section or scroll through this list.

Theatre

Q Theatre (Akl)
10% off food and beverages for the Equity member only on presentation of Equity card.
Ph: (09) 3099771. www.qtheatre.co.nz

Auckland Theatre Company (Akl)
Concession rate on presentation of Equity card.
Ph: (09) 309 3395. www.atc.co.nz

BATS Theatre (Wgtn)
Concession prices on all shows on presentation of Equity card. Ph: (04) 8024175. www.bats.co.nz

Circa Theatre (Wgtn)
Pre-booked tickets at $38 and standby tickets for $25 for Equity members.
Ph: (04) 8017992. www.circa.co.nz

Court Theatre (Chch)
Equity members pay the student rate: $29
Ph: (03) 9630870. www.courttheatre.org.nz

Silo Theatre (Akl)
Industry standby rate of $25 for tickets purchased 30 minutes before show starts.
Ph: (09) 3660339. www.silotheatre.co.nz

Howick Little Theatre (Akl)
Tickets discounted from $29 to $26 with presentation of membership card

Cinema

Academy Cinemas 
Concession $10

The Embassy – Event Cinemas (Wgtn)
Mon-Fri: student price for Equity members.
10 Kent Terrace, Wellington Ph: (04) 3847657

Roxy Cinema (Wgtn)
Student price for Equity members on presentation of Equity card.
5 Park Road, Miramar, Wellington Ph: (04) 388 5555

Penthouse Cinema (Wgtn)
Student price for Equity members on presentation of Equity card.
205 Ohiro Road, Brooklyn, Wellington Ph: (04) 384 3157

Light House Cinema (Wgtn)
Student price for Equity members on presentation of Equity card
29 Wigan St, Te Aro, Wellington  Ph: (04) 385 3337

Hoyts Cinemas
$9.50 for member plus one guest before 5pm. Blockbuster pricing applies, not valid after 5pm Saturday, VIP Class, LA Premiere and The Halfpipe
Auckland – Hoyts Wairau Park; Hoyts Sylvia Park
Wellington – Hoyts Lower Hutt; Regent on Manners
Dunedin – Hoyts Octagon
Christchurch – Hoyts Northlands; Hoyts Riccarton

Rialto Cinemas
$10 ticket with Equity card, Mondays to Fridays only

Reading Cinemas
One ticket at student discount rate from any Reading Cinema nationwide except Tuesdays

Event Cinemas
Student rate weekdays before 5pm with Equity card

Auckland Film Society
Discount on Premier Card members’ rate
www.aucklandfilmsociety.org.nz

Empire Cinema Island Bay (Wgtn)
Student rate with Equity card
Ph: (04) 9397557  www.empirecinema.co.nz

Training

Isabel Fish Academy (Akl)
10% discount for youth acting courses and children of members. 15% discount for adult one on one courses and 10% discount for adult course.
Ph: (09) 3767118/3767123 Mob: (021) 08113606

Presenters Platform (Akl)
10% discount for an 8 week TV presenters training course with Paulus Romijin.
Ph: (09) 3605039.  Mob: (0274) 880952.
Email: paulus@presentersplatform.co.nz

Stuart Clarke Vocal Studio (Akl and Wgtn)
NZ’s only certified SLS instructor. 10% off all singing lessons and vocal programmes for Equity members. Can do singing lessons over Skype.
Mob: (021) 176 4073.
Email: sj_guitarduo@eml.cc
www.stuartclarke.co.nz

Les Mills
A free 7 day trial and 10% off a 12 Month Membership when you join here: https://www.lesmills.co.nz/affiliates/actors-equity/

Jetts Fitness
Corporate rates for members, $10.95 instead of $12.95 http://www.jetts.co.nz/membership

Horse riding lessons

Lincoln Stud (Akl)
Member discounts for lessons. A helpful skill bound to boost your employability. Ph: (09) 411 7716

Costumes/Props

First Scene Props Costume Hire (Akl)
10% discount on presentation of Equity card.
597 New North Road, Morningside.
Ph: (09) 8157230
Email: props@firstscene.co.nz

Photographers / Videography / Self-Taping

Fotografica (Wgtn)
Photographer Alicia Scott gives 15% discount off normal portfolio shot prices.
Mob: (021) 491845. Email: Alicia@fotografica.co.nz
www.fotografica.co.nz

Amarbir Singh (Akl)
Mention Equity for discount. Mob: (021) 02616640

2113 Creatives
Actors Jack Barry and Miryam Jacobi are offering a self-tape package deal for shooting, coaching and editing – with a special Equity member rate of $50. (Plus, we provide the reader!). We are available for self-taping during the day, nights and on the weekends, from our home studio in Kingsland. Also, if you’re interested in capturing your theatre show or want to create a dynamic trailer, talk to us about our other video services.
Email: info@twooneonethreecreatives.com
https://twooneonethreecreatives.com

Publicists/Publicity

Elephant Publicity (Akl)
10% discount for Equity members.
Ph: Michelle Lafferty +64 9 368 4180
Mob: (027) 2956450
Email: michelle@elephantpublicity.co.nz

Brianne Kerr Publicity (Wgtn)
10% discount – produce Equity card at initial meeting. Contact to discuss a free consultation.
Ph: (04) 8016470. Mob: (021) 1655784
Email: briannekerrpublicity@yahoo.co.nz

Showcast
Discount on the internet-only price to Equity members.
Mob: (021) 411 228. Email: sarah@showcast.co.nz

Accountants

Alison Morgan (Wlg)
Will help assemble your records to save time and money.
Mob: (027) 4446357.
Email: alisonmorgan@xtra.co.nz

Book Assist (Akl)
Leeyan Stephens, experienced with actors’ tax accounting.
Mob: (027) 4714752
Email: leeyan@bookassist.co.nz

Southern Coastal Accountancy Services Ltd. (Wellington)
Friendly, approachable and confidential accounting services for creatives. I aim to save you time, money, and make your finances stress free. The first consultation is free. Current Promotional Rate of $115 per hour is ongoing for Equity Members.
Shirley Domb
Mob: (021) 1281459
Email: shirley@southerncoastal.co.nz

Lawyers

Tim Riley (Akl)
Dominion Law Entertainment Lawyers. “Creative people need creative lawyers”. First half hour free for initial consultation.
Kingsland.
Ph: (09) 6385861. Mob: (021) 610490
Email: tim@dominionlaw.co.nz

Travel

Rodney Bane – Travel Broker (Wgtn)
Equity members get up to 3% discount on international airfares (based on Holiday Shoppe Standard pricing policy) and 10% off travel insurance (part of an international journey).
Mob: (021) 934406. Email: rbane@paradise.net.nz

Stage and Screen Travel (Akl)
Competitive Airfares, Accommodation and Car Hire for Equity members and regular deal of the week
Ph: Sarah-Jane Duncan on 0800 157 989
Email: sarahjane.duncan@stageandscreen.co.nz

DVD/Music

Aro Video (Wgtn)
10% off $35 ten-trip rental + DVDs bought at shop or online. Mention Equity when buying online.
7 Aro Street, Wellington
Ph: (04) 8017101. www.arovideo.co.nz

Real Groovy Records  (Akl)
Pay $5 to join the club and get a point for every dollar you spend. $20 off with 200 points.
Ph: (09) 306 183900

Opening Night

Genevieve Flowers (Paekakariki)
Either 20% more flowers in your bunch or 10% cash discount.
Ph: (04) 292-8049. Mob: (027) 2525469
Email: enquiries@genevieveflowers.co.nz

Books

Women’s Bookshop (Akl)
10% discount.
105 Ponsonby Road. Ph: (09) 376 4399
Email: books@womensbookshop.co.nz

Browsers Quality Secondhand bookshop (Hamilton/Tauranga)
10% discount.
221 Victoria St South, Hamilton. Ph: (07) 839 1919
26 Wharf St, Tauranga. Ph: (07) 577 0900

Hair, Health, & Beauty

Specforce Fitness Gym (Akl)
First three circuits/classes free with Equity card, plus 20% discount on any membership six months and over – both on one-offs and weekly/fortnightly direct debits, and a 10% discount on personal training.
http://specforce.co.nz/

Somus mobile massage (Akl)
$60 for 60 minute sessions, or $90 for 90 minute sessions to members. 11am – 7pm Tue – Sat. Will come to you at home, in the green room or on set.
www.somusmassage.com

Love my Look (Akl)
20% discount for members on spray tanning, teeth whitening and body treatments, including lip plumping, massage and waxing. Mention Equity when you book, and take Equity card. 169 Ponsonby Road, Ponsonby, Auckland.
Ph: 0800 MY LOOK.
www.lovemylook.co.nz

Printing/Photocopying

Rapid Copy Ltd (Wgtn)
10% off photocopying, poster printing, flyers on presentation of Equity card.
191 Thorndon Quay, Wellington
Ph/Fax: (04) 471 2537
Email: copyit@rapidcopy.co.nz
www.rapidcopy.co.nz

Wellbeing

Whaariki Hauora
Whaariki Hauora has set up a relationship with Mind and Body’s Peer Support Service (http://mindandbody.co.nz/rethink-perspectives) to provide peer-support sessions to performers who may be struggling with their mental health. Money donated to Whaariki Hauora via our “Give a Little Page” (https://givealittle.co.nz/cause/wharikihauora) goes directly to subsidise these sessions, which are anonymous and self-referring. 6-8 sessions are available at $25 per session. If you would like to access this confidential service please contact Mind and Body directly and mention that you would like to access the Whaariki Hauora/ Wellbeing in Performance fund for Peer Support Sessions.
Auckland: (09) 630 5909 ext 821
Christchurch: (03) 377 1818 ext 851