Kōrero: Arts and the nation

The Hobbit: an unexpected journey premiere, 2003

The Hobbit: an unexpected journey premiere, 2012

Crowds mass in Courtenay Place in Wellington, on the occasion of the world premiere of The Hobbit: an unexpected journey, directed by home-town boy Peter Jackson, on 28 November 2012. At the top of the photo is the Embassy Theatre, where the film was shown to the invited guests. The public response to the launch was a significant indication of the importance of the creative arts to New Zealand, and to Wellington in particular.

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Fairfax NZ, Dominion Post
Reference: 29-DPT-hobbitkb25.jpg
Photograph by Kent Blechnyden

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Jock Phillips, 'Arts and the nation - The nation accepts the arts, 1940 onwards', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/45023/the-hobbit-an-unexpected-journey-premiere-2012 (accessed 7 July 2022)

He kōrero nā Jock Phillips, i tāngia i te 22 Oct 2014