Kaitoke and Wingate.
We got another report from the ‘Upper Hutt Local’ about filming going on round Kaitoke, the same reserve where earlier Anduin scenes were filmed. Our spy reports that Frodo and Sam were there, and it looked like they might have been filming the scene where they leave the river and walk inland, at the breaking of the Fellowship. That’s the last time they’re filming in that location, according to our source.
Wingate has come into use now: “They are now filming at Wingate, they just started filming today. They have leased some factory buildings across the road from the set. I know this because they have a sign on them that says Jollywood. There were just a lot of extras there I didn’t see any of the big names.”Posted in Old Spy Reports on November 9, 2000 by Tehanu