Events in the Hamilton & Waikato region have established the region as a leading events centre and 2013’s line-up shows just why. The first quarter of the year sees top events from international cricket to New Zealand’s premier ballooning event and the annual Kawhia Kai Festival. And that’s just a start, with the year also including the National Agricultural Fieldays and the Gallagher Great Race. Not to mention music and art festivals, sporting events, international expos and concerts all contributing to an exciting 2013 events calendar. Check out some of the top events on now in the Hamilton & Waikato region below.