Stuff.co.nz reports: Sir Peter Jackson’s movie The Hobbit is set to be filmed in Nelson at the end of this year, with hundreds of crew members expected to stay in the region.
Local moteliers have been contacted by the film’s production company, 3 Foot 7, which is looking for accommodation for about 400 to 500 people in November and December.
Motel Association of New Zealand Nelson’s John Gilbertson, who owns Arrow Motels on Golf Rd, confirmed some of the association’s members were holding rooms for such a group.
Filming for the anticipated two-part movie resumed last week and will continue until December. [Read More]