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Posts Tagged ‘ Hobbit ’

Excited Hobbit fans quiz the stars of Desolation of Smaug

Nov 5th, 2013 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, Multimedia, News

Hobbit fans lined Kent Terrace today to catch a glimpse of Peter Jackson’s latest film in the trilogy.



Lisa Simpson, dwarves and zombie shooting draw crowds

May 30th, 2013 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Wellington Armageddon Expo has moved to Westpac Stadium to cater for increased ticket sales.



Wellington’s Hobbit big day out

Nov 28th, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, News, Top Picture

NewsWire video teams were out on the streets of the Capital to capture Hobbit mania as thousands celebrated the premiere of the first Hobbit movie.



Hobbit fever hits Miramar

Nov 19th, 2012 | By | Category: Radio News

Miramar is abuzz with its own build-up towards the Hobbit Premiere – and the Roxy Theatre and Coco restaurant are its focus. Co-owned by Sir Richard Taylor, the Miramar complex is adorned with Hobbit paraphernalia and it is expecting a boom in business over the summer holidays.



Unique sheep plays special role in the Hobbit

Nov 12th, 2012 | By | Category: Radio News

A SPECIAL breed of sheep found only in the Wairarapa is being used to make costume pieces for Peter Jackson’s latest film. Stansborough Textiles owns the one-of-a-kind Stansborough Grey, whose unique grey blue wool has been used by international designers like Donna Karan and David Jones.



Petone family business cuts it fine in the Hobbit

Nov 12th, 2012 | By | Category: Radio News

A SMALL family business in Petone is making costumes for one of the biggest movies this year – the Hobbit. Stansborough Textiles is building on its success from the Lord of the Rings, to produce some prominent costume pieces, including a major part of Gandalf’s outfit.



Makers hope costumes are a hit with Hobbit fans

Nov 12th, 2012 | By | Category: Radio News

A WELLINGTON textile company is hoping the costumes they made for the Hobbit movie will be a hit with fans. Stansborough Textiles owner Barry Eldridge has just landed a contract to design costume pieces for Peter Jackson’s latest movie, using wool from sheep found nowhere else in the world – the Stansborough Grey.



Wellington gearing up for a car-free Hobbit day

Sep 14th, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Streets will close for premiere of Jackson’s first Hobbit movie.