An army of fans (20,000 according to police, 100,000 by TV news shows' count) gathered ahead of The Hobbit premiere.
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Elijah Wood on the red carpet (via @jeremybank)
Geraldine Burnett and Seeby Woodhouse (via @Seeby).
Prime Minister John Key with the ubiquitous Ms Burnett and Mr Woodhouse (via @Seeby).
Olly Biggins collects his luggage at Wellington Airport.
Early crowds gather at the 500m long red carpet
A Hobbit artisan market along side the red carpet
A closeup of the red carpet the stars and guests will use
A barrel of the Hobbits' finest ale...
Preparing the stage outside the Embassy Theatre
A closeup of the stage outside the Embassy Theatre
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