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Wellington, supreme general but outflanked as PM

London - Britain reveres the Duke of Wellington for defeating Napoleon at the Battle of Waterloo 200 years ago, but he proved an unpopular prime minister once he shed his army uniform.

Smaug the Magnificent welcomes you to New Zealand Special

Wellington - Smaug the Magnificent, considered to be the last of the great dragons in Middle Earth, now welcomes visitors to Wellington airport.

'Flight of the Conchords' star gets vampy in latest movie Special

Toronto - 'What We Do In the Shadows' was a big hit at this year's Toronto International Film Festival. Its co-creator, 'Flight of the Conchords' star Jemaine Clement, says naturalism played a vital part in making the movie.

6.3-magnitude NZ quake crash lands Hobbit eagle sculpture on teen

Wellington - An eagle sculpture with a 45 ft wingspan was hanging from the ceiling in Wellington Airport to promote the popular Hobbit films. A 6.3-magnitude earthquake today sent it sprawling from its perch down to the floor.

As Hobbit-mania sweeps New Zealand, PETA protests animal cruelty

Wellington - Today's the day - the much-anticipated film, "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey" premiered in New Zealand on Wednesday. While many are very excited, PETA is extremely upset.

Video: 'Water truck being hit by a train' in Wellington, Utah

Wellington - The driver of a water truck and passengers survived miraculously after their truck was hit and smashed to pieces by a train as the truck crossed a track in Wellington, Utah.

Wellington, New Zealand renamed 'the Middle of Middle-earth'

Wellington - The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, was filmed throughout New Zealand. To celebrate the world premiere of the film, Wellington will be changing its name and there will even be Hobbit coins to be spent.
 

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A 6.3 magnitude earthquake dislodged the eagle sculpture at Wellington airport, set up to promote the Hobbit movies.
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Members of the Royal Regiment of New Zealand Artillery fire 105mm Howitzers in a 100-gun salute during a ceremony to commemorate 100 years since the start of World War I, in Wellington on August 4, 2014
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