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Best known for creating woollen costumes for the Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit films, Stansborough uses the rarest wools from New Zealand to traditionally create and weave stunning collections of exquisite textile pieces.

Pure and natural in every way, from growing the fibre to using the skills of the craftsmen on their historic 1890s looms, they weave collections for blockbuster movies and interior designers as well as for super yachts and corporate gifting.

Visit the gallery and experience the historic mill through 'the window to the past' and discover pure NZ heirloom treasures, or movie memorabilia which are available for purchase.

For a greater appreciation, take a behind-the-scenes tour, and learn about the weaving story, from paddock to silver screen. During the tour you will see historic worsted looms in action, which are the only six still operating commercially in the world.

This new attraction is a must do for national and international visitors alike – and any Tolkien fan.