Sandyman's Mill.

Gallery: The Hobbit, Matamata Set Visit

Flicks went to Matamata, hid in the bushes, and snapped set pics from Sir Peter Jackson’s forthcoming epic…

Sandyman's Mill.

Across the Bywater Pool stands a town of Hobbit holes.


Bagshot Row.

A film crew invades the peaceful Shire.

Hobbit washing.

The Green Dragon Inn.

Peter Jackson and New Zealand PM John Key announcing the first Hobbit will premiere in Wellington in November 2012.

"Everytime I'm shooting a movie I feel like being on a beach and everytime I'm on a beach I feel like shooting a movie."

Chit chat over, Sir PJ heads back to set.