Category Archive for: ‘Hobbiton’

Calling all Fans of The Hobbit Movies and Middle-earth – Tourism New Zealand

the Hobbit

New Zealand is about to become the talk of fantasy enthusiasts around the world, with the call going out globally to find fans keen to take an ultimate Middle-earth journey to New Zealand. Gearing up for the December 17, 2014, release of The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, Tourism New Zealand and Air New Zealand, in conjunction with …

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The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug

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It’s exciting times here in Middle Earth with the premier of The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug in LA yesterday. The Hobbit is the prequel to Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings and this is the second film of a trilogy. It folllows the adventures of hobbit Bilbo Baggins as he attempts to help a group of dwarves regain their …

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Wellington gets ready for The Hobbit

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With the release of The Hobbit, An Unexpected Journey on December 12th, Wellington has been in full swing setting up installations across the city. The view of Golum catching fish at the Wellington Airport is a spectacular sight. Weta Workshop is based in Wellington and best known for their design and effects work on films such as Lord of the …

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The Hobbit – Experience Middle Earth

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It’s now less than 3 months until the release of The Hobbit movie. It’s easy for visitors to New Zealand to come an experience the fantasy of “middle-earth” first hand – it’s right on our doorstep! Hobbiton is one of the movie sets for The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit films. This is located on farmland near Matamata …

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