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Deep in Middle Earth

at Weta Workshop

Trying my powers

Today was LOTR geek day  with Wellington Movie Tours. Totally worth the money and time. Peter and I were the geezers, everyone else on the tour were of the backpacker generation and we all had a  blast. 713 more words


Today was Hobbiton, and it was amazing. Apparently the set for Hobbiton for the Lord of the Rings (LOTR) was pretty much taken down- they did actually set fire to the Green Dragon for that scene (Frodo’s vision). 335 more words

A parade, a memorial and some shaky moments

I’m writing this on Anzac Day, which this year also marks 100 years of the New Zealand and Australian troops landing at Gallipoli.  As well as the dawn services, there have been other events and special exhibitions.  339 more words


Muddy Holes!!

Monday 30th March
This is the view I awoke to this morning, Dyl had made a cuppa so I sat in bed in the camper and watched the ducks. 590 more words

Shire, fellowship of the ring in Hobbiton

We visited the Lord of the Rings movie set of the Shire region of Middle Earth on our third day of our NZ trip. Hobbiton is at Matamata, roughly about an hour’s drive from Rotorua. 435 more words


Kiwi Horror Comedy Gem 'Housebound' Getting US Remake

After the smash success of their homegrown horror comedy Housebound, local filmmakers Gerard Johnstone and Luke Sharpe have made a deal with New Line Cinema for a Hollywood remake. 150 more words

Movie Trailers

Air New Zealand: The Most Epic Safety Video Ever Made

Air New Zealand and advertising agency True have once again proved to be the best commercial producer in the world.As the official airline of Middle-earth, Air New Zealand has gone all out to celebrate the third and final film in The Hobbit Trilogy – The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies. 104 more words