We are so excited about the launch of Disney’s Pete’s Dragon in New Zealand. The classic film has been remade and is sure to be a massive hit for our children (and Mums and Dads alike). The Turquoise Team cannot wait to see some of our favourite New Zealand hot spots on the big screen. The film has been shot entirely in New Zealand!

A dragon’s eye view of New Zealand

Watch this video with special effects by Weta Digital:

Learn more about Pete’s Dragon here

Weta Workshop

In Wellington, the amazing design studio – Weta Workshop – creates the weird and wonderful special effects recognised around the world, including Gollum from Lord of the Rings. We recommend fascinating tours which operate daily as part of your North Island itinerary.

New Zealand Movies

Other favourite New Zealand movies include the infamous Lord of the Rings movies, The Hobbit movies, the Chronicles of Narnia, Vertical Limit and The Piano. Another new movie soon to hit our screens is Ghost in the Shell (released in 2017) which is filmed in central Wellington!

See it to believe it!

New Zealanders call their magical land ‘God’s Own Country’ – and once you arrive, you’ll soon know why. The country’s stunning natural landscape is a giant playground for all ages, and a holiday to New Zealand promises scenery that has to be seen to be believed.

Contact Turquoise on 01494 678 400 to start planning your itinerary today!

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