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Hobbiton’s Halfling Marathon attracts 2.5k runners, viewers
2 May 2022   /

Hobbiton’s Halfling Marathon attracts 2.5k runners, viewers

Hobbiton Movie Set’s Middle-earth Halfling Marathon near Matamata on Saturday attracted around 2,500 participants and spectators.


Middle-earth first: Hobbiton marathon starts Saturday
29 Apr 2022   /

Middle-earth first: Hobbiton marathon starts Saturday

The Hobbiton Movie Set on the outskirts of Matamata will host the very first Middle-Earth Halfling Marathon on 30 April.


Hobbiton chair Colin Harvey passes
1 Feb 2022   /

Hobbiton chair Colin Harvey passes

Hobbiton Movie Set’s long-serving chair, Colin Harvey, has passed away.


Hobbiton celebrates 20 years of NZ as Middle-earth
10 Dec 2021  

Hobbiton celebrates 20 years of NZ as Middle-earth

Hobbiton Movie Set will today mark 20 years since the first instalment of Sir Peter Jackson’s adaptation of The Lord of the Rings trilogy with an outdoor film screening of The Fellowship of the Ring on a 13-metre screen in 4k.


Run Hobbit run! Hobbiton launches Halfling Marathon
7 Dec 2021   /

Run Hobbit run! Hobbiton launches Halfling Marathon

Hobbiton Movie Set will hold its first half-marathon in April next year with brand new event to attract visitors to the Matamata attraction.


Bilbo birthday bust – International Hobbit Day cancelled
15 Oct 2021  

Bilbo birthday bust – International Hobbit Day cancelled

International Hobbit Day 2021 has been cancelled, and not just to avoid the Sackville-Bagginses.


Hobbiton marks ‘millionth litre’ of ale, expands distribution
13 May 2021  

Hobbiton marks ‘millionth litre’ of ale, expands distribution

Hobbiton Movie Set’s The Green Dragon Inn pub is celebrating pouring its millionth litre of brew and is launching a celebratory limited-edition ale to mark the occasion.


Hobbiton launches ‘Second Breakfast’ tour
10 Dec 2020  

Hobbiton launches ‘Second Breakfast’ tour

The experience would run from Sunday 20 December and would be available for selected weekend departures.


Hobbiton celebrates sold-out International Hobbit Day
24 Sep 2020   /

Hobbiton celebrates sold-out International Hobbit Day

Hobbiton Movie Set marked International Hobbit Day with a sold-out event for 300 people.


Hobbiton unveils new event, conference venues
18 Sep 2020   /

Hobbiton unveils new event, conference venues

Two new event facilities, The Millhouse and The Hub, have opened at Hobbiton Movie Set.


Hobbiton staff warned to be alert for Covid symptoms
20 Aug 2020   /

Hobbiton staff warned to be alert for Covid symptoms

It is the second attraction in a week told it has been visited by someone who later tests positive for the virus.


Gallery: PM Jacinda Ardern’s tour of Matamata’s Hobbiton
5 Oct 2018  

Gallery: PM Jacinda Ardern’s tour of Matamata’s Hobbiton

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern made her first trip to Hobbiton Movie Set yesterday as PM and spent the day taking in the sights at the Matamata attraction.


Hobbiton-themed Magic match dress unveiled
22 May 2018  

Hobbiton-themed Magic match dress unveiled

Hobbiton Movie Set and Netball Waikato Bay of Plenty have unveiled their one-off themed match dress for the Magic netballers. 


Watch: Hobbiton goes greener with new sustainability initiative
23 Apr 2018  

Watch: Hobbiton goes greener with new sustainability initiative

Matamata’s Hobbiton Movie set has launched a new sustainability initiative to coincide with yesterday’s Earth Day.


Lords of the (netball) ring: Hobbiton to dress netballers, arena in new sponsorship deal
23 Mar 2018   /

Lords of the (netball) ring: Hobbiton to dress netballers, arena in new sponsorship deal

In a first of its kind commercial relationship for professional Netball in New Zealand, Netball Waikato Bay of Plenty have partnered with world famous Hobbiton Movie Set.


Best in Show for Hobbiton as it scoops garden awards
29 Nov 2017  

Best in Show for Hobbiton as it scoops garden awards

Matamata’s Hobbiton Movie Set has scooped a trilogy of awards at the New Zealand Flower and Garden Show in Auckland.


Prestigious accolade for Middle-earth man
8 Sep 2017   /

Prestigious accolade for Middle-earth man

Middle-earth movie magic has garnered attention once again following the win of a prestigious award by its marketing manager at the New Zealand Tourism Awards gala dinner in Christchurch on Thursday night.


Young TEC Excellence Award winner announced
17 Aug 2017   /

Young TEC Excellence Award winner announced

The Tourism Export Council of New Zealand has announced the winner of the Young TEC Excellence Award