New Zealand posters are quite different than for other
are a few things printed just for New Zealand, bit the
vast majority of the posters used in New Zealand is
from other countries and stamped with their censor stamp.
primarily use Australian daybills, US one sheets and
US 3 sheets, but they do occasionally use UK material
and even Japanese or Hong Kong.
used in New Zealand carry their censor stamp.
here's a sample of the New Zealand ratings code (the
large GY) using a snipe.
You can see the Australian ratings code which is the
M in the circle beside the title.
of the strenuous censorship laws of Australia, there
are some daybills for films that were banned in Australia
but were shown in New Zealand. The most noteworthy are
some of the early Universal and other classic horrors.
See the New Zealand Censorship
are the New Zealand posters that we have in the
archive so far.
was provided by
Phil Edwards Cinema Arts Pty Ltd