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Trip: New Zealand

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A trip to Hobbiton

NEW ZEALAND | Sunday, 12 May 2013 | Views [716]

Last week we visited the set of Hobbiton, which all "Lord of the Rings" fans will know is the home of Bilbo and Frodo Baggins. The set was almost completely dismantled after LOTR was filmed, but was reconstructed for the filming of "The Hobbit" and ... Read more >

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Photos: Hobbiton, near Matamata, New Zealand

NEW ZEALAND | Sunday, 12 May 2013 | Photo Gallery

Hobbiton, the set where scenes from "Lord of the Rings" and "The Hobbit" were filmed
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Photos: Mt Taranaki, New Zealand

NEW ZEALAND | Tuesday, 15 Jan 2013 | Photo Gallery

A walk on beautiful Mt Taranaki, January 2013
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Photos: Tiritiri Matangi

NEW ZEALAND | Tuesday, 15 Jan 2013 | Photo Gallery

Bird sanctuary, Hauraki Gulf, Auckland, New zealand
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Tiritiri Matangi bird sanctuary, Auckland, NZ

NEW ZEALAND | Tuesday, 15 Jan 2013 | Views [1454]

This summer we spent a great family day at Tiritiri Matangi Island in the Hauraki Gulf, Auckland. We drove to North Harbour, about an hour north of Auckland, and caught the ferry (360 Discovery Cruises) from there. It took about 35 minutes to reach the ... Read more >

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