Archive for the The Hobbit Category

OneRing Tours is Awarded TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence!

ONERING TOURS AWARDED 2014 TRIPADVISOR CERTIFICATE OF EXCELLENCE   One Ring Tours has been recognised as a Top Performing Tourism Business by Travelers on the World’s Largest Travel Review Site OneRing Tours, Twizel, New Zealand, today announced that it has received a TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence award

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Lord of the Rings Locations | Hobbiton | Matamata

The Hobbiton location for Lord of the Rings and Hobbit movies is found on a private farm near Matamata. Nestled in beautiful rolling green hill country this site also had the perfect “party tree” and was transformed into Hobbiton in 1999. Peter Jackson and scouting crew were

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What could make The Hobbit movies a world first?

Peter Jackson is going to make the The Hobbit movie a world first as it will be filmed at 48 frames per second and will be the first wide release feature film to be filmed at the higher rate.. So what makes this so special? Over the

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Richard Armitage

Richard Armitage will play Thorin Oakenshield in Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit movies. Richard was born in Britain in 1971, at age 14 he went to Pattison College which specialises in the performing arts. His big career break was a leading role in  a TV miniseries called North

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Sir Peter Jackson sends aid to Christchurch

Sir Peter Jackson sends aid to Christchurch It was reported on the news that Sir Peter Jackson and Little River has sent food, water and other supplies from Wellington down to Christchurch to help the devastated city. Actor Mark Hadlow (who will play  Dori in The Hobbit)

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Hobbit Movie update

Production on The Hobbit movies is taking a break until early September so many cast and crew are off to catch up with friends and family. Many are travelling overseas for other work commitments like Sir Ian McKellen (Gandalf) who will be acting in The Syndicate in

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Hobbit Film Location near Twizel?

So will there be another Middle-earth location for the Hobbit films near Twizel? Peter Jackson latest update does mention the Mackenzie Country (where Twizel is located) and remote locations below Mount Cook. Jackson has been seen here earlier in the year and we know of requests for

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