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Ian McKellen at the Opera House

On Saturday night Keryn and I along with Catherine and Paul attended a show at the Opera House in Wellington. Sir Ian McKellen was performing a one-man show with proceeds in aid of the restoration of the quake-damaged Isaac Theatre Royal in Christchurch. We had dinner nearby and arrived early Read more…

By brendon, ago
Competition

The Great Weta Race pt. 3

There were a number of different groups who went out during the day on the Great Weta Race and as they all came back to the Weta Cave their photos were put on display so everyone could see the fantastic efforts of all concerned. Once the final group came back Read more…

By brendon, ago
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The Great Weta Race pt. 2

Into Wellington and a quick stop so Keryn could get a photo of Westpac Stadium where crowd noise was taken for use in the films. We stopped to get lunch and then found a park near the Embassy Cinema so I could a shot of the site of the Return Read more…

By brendon, ago
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The Great Weta Race pt. 1

Today we have entered a race organised by Weta and Ian Brodie, author of the Lord of the Rings Location Guidebook. The task is to get around as many of the Wellington region film locations used for the Lord of the Rings movies, taking photos to prove that each place Read more…

By brendon, ago
London

Howard Shore Talk

Yesterday afternoon we set off into London in the direction of the Royal College of Music. We were off to see a talk by Howard Shore specifically dealing with his work on the Lord of Rings movie soundtrack. There was also to be a signing afterwards, so we had a Read more…

By Brendon Doran, ago