The red carpet took place in Wellington, New Zealand and was attended by key cast members including Martin Freeman, Richard Armitage, Hugo Weaving, Cate Blanchett, Elijah Wood, Andy Serkis, the Company of Dwarves and director Peter Jackson.
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Airlines fear a planned new tax on tourists will load costs on them, force up ticket prices for all passengers and could lead to some carriers dropping certain routes, or no longer flying to New Zealand.