Wellington is the star of Sir Peter Jackson's final video blog for the first Hobbit movie, which covers the frantic final days of work on the film and its glittering world premiere.
The film, which was officially released last week, is already breaking box office records in the United States.
The final blog shows Jackson and his crew putting together the movie before celebrating the November 28 premiere in Wellington.
The premiere's venue, The Embassy Theatre, also features.
For all who have been in the massive crowd around the red carpet, this video will sum up an exciting day and allow a couple more behind-the-scenes shoots.
But it's not a final goodbye - Jackson says that he will be back with the first video blog for the second Hobbit movie, due out in December 2013, in the new year.
Are you in the video?
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