Not easy to secure Lord of the Rings filming in New Zealand - Film Commission chair

  • 19/09/2019

With the announcement that Amazon's Lord of the Rings television series will film in Auckland, could the city of sails become the new Hobbiton?

The TV adaptation is set in Tolkien's world of Middle-earth, which will be recreated in several locations across Auckland. 

Kerry Prendergast, the Film Commission chair, joined The AM Show to discuss what benefits New Zealand will see from the filming and how hard it was to secure the venture.

Watch the interview above.

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