Saturday, September 01, 2007

WETA Newsletter: September - Xoanon @ 11:24 PST

G'day from New Zealand, Weta supporters!

Before you get into the August edition of Weta Enews, a bit of housekeeping: Because of new legislation about to come into effect here in New Zealand (the Unsolicited Electronic Messages Act 2007) we have to ask you to confirm that you would like to continue to receive our email updates. If you wish to keep receiving the Rayguns VIP Newsletter, please confirm your subscription by visiting this page.

Also, a quick note to Weta Limited customers: We're having a few problems with contacting some email addresses - please make sure you check your SPAM folders in your email inbox and add our domain as a contact in your address book to make sure our mail gets to you.

A big shout to all the Weta supporters who came and said hey at the San Diego Comic Con last month. It was a blast and we can't wait for next years' event! Check out our Image Gallery for Weta Bug's pix of the event plenty to see!

Upcoming Conventions

Its convention season in Australasia and we're looking forward to showing at the following events and catching up with our local supporters and friends:
Armageddon, Melbourne Exhibition Centre, 1314 October
Supanova, Sydney , Olympic Park Dome 12-14 October
Armageddon, Auckland Aotea Centre, 20-22 October

Hellgate: London Beta Keys

Orders have been flooding in for Hellgate: London statues, as we revealed our Beta Test Key promotion earlier this month. If you purchase a Weta Collectible from the Hellgate: London range, you will automatically receive a Beta Test Key for the game! But hurry this offer closes on NZ 31 Aug!

Attn Halo Fans!

Weta Workshop are working on the series of Halo3 short films directed by Neil Blomkamp, and we have revealed new images of the much coveted four wheel drive Warthog vehicle.

LOTR Frances Richardson

Head of Make Up Effects Frances Richardson had a blast over in Spain, where she demonstrated how characters from LOTR came to life, in a recent Lord Of The Rings exhibition. Check out these photos from the cool exhibit.

Kong exhibition still open!

Wellington gallery, TheNewDowse, has just had its 100,000th visit, and they're saying it's largely in thanks to the King Kong exhibition! There's still time to see it, as it closes on NZ 18 November.

That's it from the team here at Weta. If you have any feedback or suggestions, please feel free to contact our friendly Customer Services team on and drop us a line.

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