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Matamata is a small rural town in the Waikato region. The green pastures and rolling hills of Matamata were chosen to portray Hobbiton and The Shire in the Lord of the Rings Trilogy. more

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International Hobbit™ Day

Thu 22nd Sep 2022

Our long-expected biggest party of the year is back again for 2022, celebrating the birthdays of Bilbo and Frodo here at Hobbiton Movie Set, home of the Hobbits. Step into the enchanting village on a guided tour of ...

Where: Hobbiton Movie Set, Matamata, Matamata-Piako
Address: 501 Buckland Rd, Matamata, Matamata-Piako

From: 4:00pm on Thursday 22nd September 2022
To: 9:00pm on Thursday 22nd September 2022

Matamata Historical Society Annual Book Fair

From: Wed 5th Oct 2022

Come along to the Matamata Historical Society annual book fair to get yourself a good used book. There are books in all categories, jigsaw puzzles, children's books and special books. The funds from this annual event ...

Where: Matamata Memorial Centre, Matamata, Matamata-Piako
Address: Tainui Street, Matamata, Matamata-Piako

From: 9:00am on Wednesday 5th October 2022
To: 2:00pm on Saturday 8th October 2022

A Hobbiton™ Christmas

Sat 17th Dec 2022

To begin the festivities, you will have the chance to experience Middle-earth as you have never seen it before; with a fully guided tour of the Shire™ at dusk. Your guide escorts you through the twelve-acre site ...

Where: Hobbiton Movie Set, Matamata, Matamata-Piako
Address: 501 Buckland Rd, Matamata, Matamata-Piako

From: 6:00pm on Saturday 17th December 2022
To: 10:30pm on Saturday 17th December 2022

Summer Harvest Festival

Sat 4th Feb 2023

Your journey will begin with a fully guided tour of Hobbiton™ Movie Set where your tour guide will escort you through the twelve-acre site recounting fascinating details of how the movie set was created. To complete ...

Where: Hobbiton Movie Set, Matamata, Matamata-Piako
Address: 501 Buckland Rd, Matamata, Matamata-Piako

From: 6:10pm on Saturday 4th February 2023
To: 11:10pm on Saturday 4th February 2023

Middle-earth Halfling Marathon™

Sat 25th Mar 2023

Prepare for an enchanting off-road trail running journey through the bucolic landscape of the Shire™, as seen in The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit Trilogies. The immersive and unique Middle-earth Halfling ...

Where: Hobbiton Movie Set, Matamata, Matamata-Piako
Address: 501 Buckland Rd, Matamata, Matamata-Piako

From: 11:00am on Saturday 25th March 2023
To: 11:59pm on Saturday 25th March 2023

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Mainstay New Zealand Hotels

Mainstay NZ Hotels

Large collection of independent hotels.

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Holiday packages for any occasion.

Hawkdun Rise

Hawkdun Rise

Boutique vineyard-stay near the town of Alexandra.