Behind the scenes: 3 News' Hobbit coverage

Friday 30 Nov 2012 2:33 p.m.

Camera operator Penny Ashley counts down to the kick-off of the 3 News Hobbit Special
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By 3 News online staff

The premiere of Sir Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey brought an estimated 30,000 people onto the streets of Wellington on Wednesday.

It also brought hundreds of journalists tasked with covering one of the world’s biggest movie premieres this year.

Here’s a look behind the scenes of the 3 News Hobbit Special and what it took to cover the film’s global premiere.

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