Near Matamata town, there is a Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit movie location set. Coming to New Zealand, you have to visit something relating to Lord of the Rings and I would prefer visiting this place than the others.
Hobbiton Movie Set & Farm Tours
501 Buckland Rd, Hinuera, Matamata 3472
Tel: +64 7 888 1505
Admission: from NZD66 per person.
There is also pick up services from Matamata or Rotorua at an additional charge.