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, (accessed 16 May 2022)

Story by Malcolm McKinnon, updated 1 Jul 2015