Otago Daily News
June 20, 2001

$10 Million Revamp for LotR Premiere
Staff Reporter

Wellington has put a huge $10 million revamp into their Embassy Theatre to get it ready for the possibility of the prestigious Lord of the Rings Movie Premiere of which it could be hosting this December.

The paper is stating that The RoadShow Film Distributors have announced that it will be held in New Zealand on the 19th of December as is the date in most other parts of the world. Although, luckily for New Zealand, due to the time differences they will be first country to view the LotR on the big screen!

Editor's Note: Thanks to Planet Tolkien for this article!