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WOMANZ proudly presents... Sir Richard Taylor and Weta Workshop exhibition tour

Due to the COVID-19 lockdown in Auckland this event is currently postponed (original date 14th September)


Join us for an extraordinary opportunity for the WOMANZ network to take a personalised virtual tour of the new Weta experience in Auckland hosted by Sir Richard Taylor!

DATE TO BE ADVISED - We will email our members when a new date is confirmed

Numbers will be limited for this fantastic opportunity.

WOMANZ is delighted to bring you a special tour of Weta’s Unleashed experience, guided by Sir Richard Taylor.

Richard Taylor is the co-founder of the Weta companies and co-owner of Weta Workshop which he runs alongside his wife Tania Rodger in Wellington, New Zealand.

With more than thirty years’ experience working in the world’s creative industries, Richard is the CEO and Design and Effects Supervisor of this award-winning company. Richard has won five Academy Awards© across three disciplines, for special effects makeup, visual effects and costume design. In 2010 Richard was made a Knight Companion of the NZ Order of Merit for his services to film, New Zealand Entrepreneur of the year, and in 2012 he was named New Zealander of the Year.

Weta Workshop has provided the design and physical effects for more than 80 films, numerous television shows, and multiple location-based experiences. Best known for their work on the globally acclaimed The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit trilogies, as well as the Chronicles of Narnia, King Kong, Avatar, District 9, and Ghost in the Shell to name a few.

Weta Workshop also operates a number of popular tourist attractions (both in Wellington and Auckland), runs a digital game studio and produces of high-end collectibles.

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