Story: Otago places

Lord of the rings landscape

Parts of Peter Jackson’s Lord of the rings film trilogy were filmed in dramatic settings in the Lake Wakatipu basin. In this video, Ian Brodie, author of The Lord of the rings location guidebook, points out some of the filming sites.

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Malcolm McKinnon, 'Otago places - Wakatipu basin', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/video/22851/lord-of-the-rings-landscape (accessed 24 October 2019)

Story by Malcolm McKinnon, updated 29 Jul 2015