One of the movie sets used in Thunderbirds are Go. © WellingtonNZ.com

Go behind the scenes at Weta Workshop


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Weta Workshop is world-famous, but in Wellington, you can have your own hands-on experience of cinematic craft. 

From a 45-minute excursion to a full-day tour, at Weta, you can immerse yourself in the world of movie-making. 

Get up close to props and models used in the Lord of the Rings films, watch visual effects artists at work or visit one of the real, miniature television shooting stages used in Thunderbirds are Go. 

You’ll be surprised by how much of Weta Workshop’s magic comes from re-purposing everyday items to create crafty genius. 

At Weta’s Miramar workshops, you can also have a DIY experience, creating your own chainmaille, makeup effects, or learning the basics of sculpting. 

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