A Dutch Lord of the Rings enthusiast and her two Kiwi mates didn’t stick to the script and had to be rescued off the slopes of Mount Doom after setting out ill equipped and too late in the day. Six search and rescue teams were sent up Mt Ngauruhoe after the alarm was raised at a cost of $10,000. Ryan Hattle, Sam MacDonald and Violet Onderwater met on couchsurfing.com, a website where people offer up their couches to travellers for free. On Saturday the team set off on their quest. More..