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Ringswatch: A report from Whakapapa
The following report of recent happenings in the Ruapehu area – the site of the latest filming of the Lord of the Rings Trilogy – was sent to Scoop by a recent visitor to the area
Apparently the 700 crew have been filming last week (pre Easter) around Whakapapa. We went up to the skifield (top of the Bruce) and a lot of equipment, lighting rigs, cables, etcetera, were set up in Happy Valley skifield – at the time (Saturday), totally snowless, very rocky and misty, wonderfully atmospheric [More]