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NZ’s stunning achievement at the Oscars


NZ’s stunning achievement at the Oscars


The achievement of the Lord of the Rings in winning eleven awards at this year's Academy Awards was stunning and a proud day for New Zealand, Prime Minister and Minister for Arts, Culture and Heritage Helen Clark said today.

"It has been an outstanding year for the New Zealand film industry, highlighted by the massive success of the Lord of the Rings, and accompanied by the wonderful achievements of Whale Rider and Keisha Castle-Hughes.

“The awards today are further illustration of the expertise and skill of the film industry in New Zealand. The profile these films have given to the New Zealand industry has been immense. The spin-offs will continue for years to come.

“Congratulations to everybody involved in the Lord of the Rings project. Tonight was their night, and they made it New Zealand’s night too.

“Peter Jackson and the whole Lord of the Rings team deserve our admiration for their amazing achievement" Helen Clark said.

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