Taking the Hobbits to Isengard

Waitarere Beach is nestled between two forests of quite different styles. The North is forestry land dedicated to large areas of lined Pine trees of varying ages. The South is a mix of interesting gnarled and low brush trees haphazardly placed along the coast. The North was used for a few shots of Trollshaw forest, …

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In a hole there lived a Hobbit.

Hobbiton is the most well known film location in New Zealand. Nestled in the countryside near Matamata in the North Island it is usually the first stop for many Lord of the Rings fans after leaving Auckland. For me however it was the second stop after visiting Weathertop near Port Waikato. It has been many …

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