If you've seen any of the Hobbit movies, you might have noticed that the special effects were courtesy of a company called Weta Workshop. Here's their webisite link.
And this little guy below is where they got the name. This is a tree weta (I think) that found its way onto our back porch. Hubby scooped him up for some photos before releasing him.
He's not real pretty and, although he's far from tiny, he's not the largest sort that is found here in New Zealand. If you are interested in more info about them, click here.