Hobbit on to it
Do we really need a seat outside the Hobbiton Gatehouse to control wayward photographers?
Let’s make the situation into something unique for Matamata that fits into the Hobbiton theme.
All we need is a person of Hobbit-like proportions who wears a hi-vis jacket with the words Caution Hobbit Photographers emblazoned across the back of it.
He would carry a stop/go style pole to warn passing motorists that there’s a photo or two being taken. He’d be on the look-out for groups about to step out on to the road with their cameras at the ready.
When this happened he’d assist