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Orcland: The new capital of NZ

March 23, 2004 at 5:18 pm by xoanon  - 

WELLINGTON, new Zealand (AP) — Hobbits, orcs and wizards are helping draw so many tourists to New Zealand that the creatures are about to vanquish dairy farmers as New Zealand’s No. 1 export earners. The runaway success of director Peter Jackson’s “Lord of the Rings” trilogy of movies, combined with New Zealand’s image as a safe haven from the world’s troubles, have turned this remote South Pacific nation into a must-see location for millions of travelers each year. [More]

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