Since the first screening of The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring in 2001, New Zealand has become the embodiment of Middle-earth to millions of moviegoers and J.R.R. Tolkien fans the world over. Ten years later the phenomenon continues and this newly redesigned and updated guidebook provides all the information needed for the traveller to Middle-earth Aotearoa. This updated edition of the definitive guidebook showcases the principal movie-set locations around New Zealand as seen in all three films.
It also includes:
- Maps and location directions
- Useful touring information including accommodation, food and entertainment suggestions
- GPS references to location sites
- Foreword by Sir Peter Jackson Photographs and an article by Alan Lee Contributions from cast and crew
- Movie images
As the road goes ever on, join Ian Brodie on a fascinating tour of Middle-earth Aotearoa.
Author: Ian Brodie is one of New Zealand’s most successful non-fiction writers of recent years. The Lord of the Rings Location Guidebook was one of the inaugural Booksellers Platinum Bestsellers, with international sales of over 450,000 copies. Ian lives in Matamata where he is the Media and Communications Manager for Hobbiton Movie Set. He is also the author of the highly successful aviation series, Warbirds over Wanaka, and in 2005 he was awarded an MNZM for services to tourism. A devoted Tolkien fanatic, keen photographer and movie fan, he is currently working on another movie-related book.