Those responsible for the series have decided that the upcoming episodes will not be taped in New Zealand.
Filming for the series’ first season was completed on August 2. Post-production for season one will run in New Zealand until June 2022, while pre-production for season two will begin simultaneously in the UK after the end of the year. “As we plan to move production to the UK, we have no plans to follow through or maintain the terms of the agreement with the New Zealand government to increase funding by five percent for the first season, but we respect our partners and we will discuss,” said Albert Cheng, COO and co-head of Amazon Studios TV division. closely coordinate the next steps.
said Vernon Sanders, Vice President and Co-President of Television at Amazon Studios. “We are grateful to the New Zealand Film Commission, the Department for Business, Innovation and Employment, Tourism New Zealand, Auckland Unlimited, and others for the significant collaboration that supported the New Zealand film sector and the local economy during the production of the first season.”