Film festival tour
Gumdo. He says six from the club went along to compete. “It’s been really good. I think for those from my club there were some nerves to start with as we are used to competing against each other, but we’re getting in the rhythm.” Danyel says they have been bringing the lightsaber into their Korean sword fighting martial art recently, both because it is fun and to practise for the tournament. “It’s great to have competition and go against people from around New Zealand, with different skills and backgrounds. It is fun.” If anyone would like to get involved in the sport of lightsaber combat they can get in touch through the New Zealand Lightsaber Guild’s Facebook page. ■ More pictures page 14. The NZ Mountain Film Festival National Tour is coming to Rotorua on Tuesday, July 26, from 7pm to 9.35pm at Harvest Centre Auditorium. The 2022 film collection includes four short films. The audience can expect up-close adventures and action-packed entertainment. Tickets can be booked at www.trybooking.com and there will be door sales on the night at the venue (cash only). Adults $22, under-17s $17, under-12s $12.50.