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Hamilton & Waikato

The Hamilton & Waikato Region is situated in the North Island of New Zealand. The region’s main city of Hamilton provides an ideal gateway to the wider region and the visitor hotspots of the Central North Island with domestic flights to most New Zealand destinations and excellent roading links.  find out more

Hamilton & Waikato

The Hamilton & Waikato Region is situated in the North Island of New Zealand. The region’s main city of Hamilton provides an ideal gateway to the wider region and the visitor hotspots of the Central North Island with domestic flights to most New Zealand destinations and excellent roading links.  find out more

A local's guide to wildlife attractions

Get up close and personal with the native and exotic wildlife that call Hamilton & Waikato home. Avid wildlife and outdoor enthusiast Justine Kennedy talks about her love of the outdoors while exploring some of the many great wildlife and natural attractions in the Hamilton & Waikato region including wetlands, Sanctuary Mountain Maungatautari, Otorohanga Kiwi House, Hamilton Zoo and more.

For more information on wildlife attractions in the Hamilton & Waikato region, click here







Upcoming Events

Hamilton & Waikato events, whats on in Hamilton
Sirocco the Kakapo visits Maungatautari
3 August – 17 September

New Zealand’s first official ‘spokesbird’, Sirocco the Kakapo, is returning to Sanctuary Mountain Maungatautari from ... more

Hamilton Events - Whats on in Hamilton
The Great NZ Food Show
6 – 7th September

The Hamilton & Waikato’s newest culinary event makes its debut at Mystery Creek Events Centre from 6th- 7th September... more

Events in Hamilton, Whats on in Waikato
ReStyle Awards
Saturday 13 September

The 2014 ReStyle wearable art competition brings new meaning to the term ‘Reduce Reuse Recycle’ as it challenge parti... more

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Plan your trip

Matariki Motor Lodge
Matariki Motor Lodge

Matariki Motor Lodge opened June 2013 and features 14 luxury ground floor units all serviced daily. With 9 Studio units, including Wheelchair Access units, and 5 One Bedroom units we have the accommodation to suit you... more

Hobbiton Movie Set Tours
Hobbiton Movie Set Tours

Experience the real Middle-earth with a visit to the Hobbiton Movie Set, featured in The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit films. Your guided tour starts with a drive through our picturesque 1,250 acre sheep farm wi... more

Southern Belle Orchard Tour Groups
Southern Belle Orchard Tour Groups

It is with pride and joy we will show you our achievements and spread the word of growing in a way that restores natures balance.A group visit on our orchard will take around 1 hour. During the tour there is room for ... more

Visit i-SITE Visitor Centres for on-the-ground friendly and free information on local attractions, transport and accommodation. more

Hamilton & Waikato

The Hamilton & Waikato Region is situated in the North Island of New Zealand. The region’s main city of Hamilton provides an ideal gateway to the wider region and the visitor hotspots of the Central North Island with domestic flights to most New Zealand destinations and excellent roading links.  find out more

Hamilton, New Zealand

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