Stars walked the red carpet at the world premiere of The Hobbit in Wellington.
IT MAY not be tipped for Oscar glory, but New Zealand movie fans have voted The Hobbit as their best film of 2012.
THERE is a sense of sledgehammers being used to crack nuts in the first part of Peter Jackson’s Hobbit trilogy.
THE Hobbit is already in the running for an Oscar despite being weeks out from its official cinema release.
PUNTERS waited for hours, some overnight, in the sun on an uncharacteristically non-windy day in the capital for the world premiere of The Hobbit.
COURTENAY Place was packed with thousands of cheering fans who waited for hours to catch a glimpse of their favourite stars.