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Hobbit tourism scatters more of Tolkien’s magic across New Zealand

October 15, 2012 at 11:00 pm by Altaira  - 

Thanks to Ataahua for sending in a link to this story from The Guardian: This time last year, New Zealand was under the spell of the Rugby World Cup, with host nation enthusiasm going a long way to realising the organisers’ vision of a “stadium of four million”. In 2012, the big event features hairy feet of a different sort, with the New Zealand-made film The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey opening with a world premiere in Wellington, the home town of director Sir Peter Jackson, in six weeks. Read more…

Posted in Hobbit Movie, Locations Sets, New Zealand, The Hobbit on October 15, 2012 by
Source: guardian.co.uk Hobbit tourism scatters more of Tolkien’s magic across New Zealand | Discuss

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