You'll find hobbit stamps on the letters, hobbit safety briefings on the planes, even shire beer at the Green Dragon bar. With this month's release of "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey," New Zealand hopes to reclaim some of the Middle-earth magic that helped boost tourism after the success of the previous movie trilogy "The Lord of the Rings." Whether you're a fan making a pilgrimage to the city where the films were made, or you have no interest whatsoever in dwarfs and goblins, there's plenty to do in Wellington. For free.
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