• Hinuera Valley, Matamata, Waikato, New Zealand

  • Mount Tasman, Southern Alps, New Zealand (Opening Snow-capped Mountain Shots)

  • Queenstown, Otago, New Zealand

  • Dry Creek Quarry, Wellington, New Zealand (Helm's Deep and Minas Tirith)

  • Camperdown Studios, Camperdown Road, Miramar, Wellington, New Zealand (studio)

  • Milford Sound, Fiordland National Park, Southland, New Zealand

  • Mount Ruapehu, Tongariro National Park, Central Plateau, New Zealand

  • Upper Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand

  • Twizel, Canterbury, New Zealand

  • Te Anau, Southland District, Southland, New Zealand (Dead Marshes)

  • Mount Sunday, Canterbury, South Island, New Zealand (Edoras)