Posts Tagged Peter Jackson

Today in New Zealand, EVERYONE is a Hobbit!

    The world premiere of The Hobbit will be held tomorrow in Wellington, less than 400 miles south of my desk. Under our Constitution, on this great day, everyone in New Zealand is an honorary Hobbit. So, I’m a Hobbit and you’re not. Nanner.  Nanner.  Nanner. Or in Elvish:         Cheers, Bilmo […]


New Zealand’s 10 key points for White House Visit

NZ Prime Minister John Key to President Obama and all Americans: 1. For the 10,000th time we are NOT part of Australia. 2. Our penguin is fine, and we’re thrilled you Americans love him. (Sorry about the poll, Mr. President). 3. NZers are NOT racists. Our rugby team is called the All Blacks because of […]