Twizel is a small town in southern New Zealand, founded in 1968 as a conservationist power plant. Today, the town is known for its beautiful mountains and lakes, attractions that cause its tiny population to more than triple in the summers.

People Born in Twizel


Twizel in People's Lives

Michael Fassbender: I traveled here in 2014, to film scenes of the movie Slow West

Viggo Mortensen: I filmed movie scenes of the Lord of the Rings films here, between 1999 - 2002.

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