Filming was carried out in quite a few areas in and around Tapanui – not just in Northumberland St/Main St. Some areas used were large, others quite small.

One of the smaller areas used was the gap between the La Hoods/Maddox Pharmacy and the Tapanui Courier/Farmers Supply building.

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See more about the gap here …

 

Main Street, Millhaven

Crew members spent about 2 months working on the shops and the areas surrounding Northumberland Street to turn Tapanui into Millhaven.

Filming in Northumberland/Main Street was mainly concentrated into a period of one week in April 2015 (during which it snowed – on Monday 13th and Tuesday 14th. Some of the Americans had never been in snow before, so this was a new experience for them).

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At times, the street was filled with people getting everything ready for the next take …
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The school bus made various runs up and down Main Street and some of the side streets
More school bus photos here

Sycamore Street, Millhaven

One scene required a Forest Ranger vehicle to be driven down Main Street (by Bryce Dallas Howard?). To film this scene, the vehicle was set up on a trailer in Sycamore Street (opposite the Sheriff’s Office).

These two Forest Ranger vehicles have the same registration plates.

Cemetry Road

Something was happening at the top end of Cemetry Road …
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Most of these vehicles
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with the action centered
(There are mountain bikes available for hire
were for the crew or cast
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on the Mountain Bike Track.
in Tapanui at Whitechapel Gifts. More details here.)
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A smoke generator and a fan were
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from which a lot of shouts and
used to create a fog in the woods…
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screams were heard.

Conical Hill

Coming soon …

Magary Mill

Apparently there was another mill nearby…
This sign was at the corner of Station and Northumberland Roads.
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