World premiere

WelCom February 2021 The Lighthouse Cinema in Petone will host the premiere screening of a new film celebrating the 70th anniversary of the arrival, in January 1951, of five Irish…

WelCom February 2021

World premiere Archdiocese of Wellington

The Lighthouse Cinema in Petone will host the premiere screening of a new film celebrating the 70th anniversary of the arrival, in January 1951, of five Irish Presentation Sisters to Taita, Lower Hutt. The Sisters were the first in a long line of Presentation Order nuns bringing a Catholic education to New Zealand children. 

The World Premiere of this feature-length documentary film, ‘The Furthest Lantern’ is at the Lighthouse Cinema in Petone, 4.30pm, Sunday 21 February. Tickets are $25 and include drinks and nibbles before the screening. The screening will be followed by a Q & A session with the film directors Paul Davidson and Barbara Gibb. Proceeds will go to support Nano Nagle Trust.

Tickets to the screening are available from St Michael’s School Taita or Bernard Gresham – gresham@xtra.co.nz or ph (04) 569-6433.

The Sunday screening will be preceded by a 10.30am Mass with Cardinal Dew at Saint Michael’s Church Taita, followed by a light luncheon and a visit to St Michael’s School.