Tag Archive: New Zealand

“WORLD’S BIGGEST TOLKIEN/HOBBIT FAN”

“WORLD’S BIGGEST TOLKIEN/HOBBIT FAN” By Yavanna Kementari. A Google search recognises Brisbane based Peter Kenny as one of the “World’s biggest Tolkien/Hobbit fans”. https://www.google.com.au/#q=world’s+biggest+Tolkien+fan Peter is a kindred spirit who aims to share his wonderful knowledge of the Tolkien Universe through presentations, stories, songs and his many and varied resources.   He is currently seeking sponsors,…

THE HOBBIT…WE CAN’T GET ENOUGH!

THE HOBBIT…WE CAN’T GET ENOUGH! The last four weeks has been an exciting time for this Hobbit and all fans of The Hobbit. It all started with a visit to New Zealand, including the Hobbiton Movie Set outside Matamata, other movie locations in the North Island and a number in and around Wellington.    …

A JOURNEY TO MIDDLE-EARTH…PART FIVE:

A JOURNEY TO MIDDLE-EARTH: NEW ZEALAND, NORTH ISLAND, DECEMBER 2011. PART FIVE: Thursday: December 22nd …Zealandia, Bays, Beaches and Fellowship. After a day full of Lord of the Rings/The Hobbit highlights, today would would have a  much different focus. The day started once more with a hearty breakfast, then it was off to Zealandia, the…

A JOURNEY TO MIDDLE-EARTH…PART FOUR:

A JOURNEY TO MIDDLE-EARTH: NEW ZEALAND, NORTH ISLAND, DECEMBER 2011. PART FOUR: Wednesday: December 21st… Location, Location, Location…Wellington and Surrounds. Early start, early breakfast… Jack Machiela picked us up at 8:45 a.m. to take us on a Flat Earth Tour of Lord of the Rings Movie Locations around the Wellington. We picked up three English…

A JOURNEY TO MIDDLE-EARTH…PART THREE:

A JOURNEY TO MIDDLE-EARTH: NEW ZEALAND, NORTH ISLAND, DECEMBER 2011. PART THREE: Tuesday: December 20th… Forests and Beaches. On the road again southwards to Wellington firstly gave us last views of Mount Taranaki. When one sees this mighty volcano rising up out of the flat coastal lands that surround it, you can only think “The…

A JOURNEY TO MIDDLE-EARTH: PART TWO.

A JOURNEY TO MIDDLE-EARTH: NEW ZEALAND, NORTH ISLAND, DECEMBER 2011. PART TWO: Sunday: December 18th…Gorges and Volcanoes. Our journey today took us south to Rangitikei River and Gravity Canyon. We took a detour along Gorge Road through some beautiful farm and green hills scenery. We found a different part of the Rangitikei Gorge and took…