The Taeri River is a river in East Otago, rising in the Lammerlaw Ranges, flowing around the Rock and Pillar Range, and reaching the sea south of Dunedin. This pictured section is near the township of Henley.
My favorite parts about “The Battle of Five Armies” were the moments where you could clearly see that we were looking at New Zealand. That it wasn’t done in post, it wasn’t CGI, it was the beautiful, incredible creation of Mother Nature in all of her splendor. - Evangeline Lilly, on filming THE HOBBIT trilogy