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New Zealand awards extra $116 million for ‘Lord of the Rings’ TV series

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New Zealand said on Friday it has agreed to give Amazon extra rebates on its expenses for the filming of “The Lord of the Rings” TV series in the country, hoping to reap multi-year economic and tourism benefits. Amazon will get an extra 5 percent from New Zealand’s Screen Production Grant in addition to the 20 percent grant the production already qualifies for, the government said in a statement.اضافة اعلان

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