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Posts Tagged ‘ lord of the rings ’

Stemming Wellington’s creative flow to Auckland

Oct 15th, 2015 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Featured Article, Front Page Layout

Actor, director and producer Nathaniel Lees wants to keep Wellington as the country’s creative hub. DOMINIC GODFREY reports.



Burlesque beauties head to Middle Earth for Hobbit week

Nov 29th, 2012 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Latest News

Burlesque ladies channel elves, dwarves and wizards in Middle Earth tribute.



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.



The weird and wonderful world of Armageddon

Apr 11th, 2011 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Front Page Layout, Latest News

Sci-fi monsters and cartoon characters’ capital descent.



Wellington man to be shot from waterfront cannons

Oct 28th, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Lead Story, News

AK Goss was part of many of Captain Cook birthdays, firing his cannons from the capital’s waterfront with his friends from the Wellington Cannon Society.
This Saturday will be a bit different, with a little of AK’s ashes going inside each of the cannons. GORDON BARRELL reports on a send-off with a difference.



Good times won’t keep rolling for film industry

Sep 24th, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Leaner times predicted as overseas money dries



Fantasy novel takes flight from Weta Cave

Aug 10th, 2010 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Author switches from animation to words for her adventure



Lovely journey through all that grief can throw at us

Dec 16th, 2009 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Features, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Opinion

Jackson’s latest is skilful blend of tearful and LOL moments.



Troubles with Cuba Mall’s most famous icon

Jul 15th, 2008 | By | Category: News

As Wellington City Council discusses plans to fix Cuba St’s most famous icon, NewsWire asks: Do you like the Bucket Fountain? Watch our VIDEO