The Hobbit party begins
Monday 26 Nov 2012 4:00 p.m.
Fans of Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit have converged on the capital in preparation for Wednesday's big premier.
Hobbiton is near Matamata, but this week anyone with any kind of Hobbit connection is in Wellington.
There are sets and statues and models and actors and extras all over the city.
There are fans too, from far and wide.
Campbell Live reporter Dan Parker is there as well.
Watch the video for his full report.