About Hamilton & Waikato Tourism

Hamilton & Waikato Tourism Ltd (HWT) is the official Regional Tourism Organisation (RTO) for the Hamilton & Waikato region in New Zealand.

Our Team

Meet the Hamilton & Waikato Tourism Team
The Mighty Waikato Brand

Our Story - The Mighty Waikato

Bringing together our key attributes plus a sense of people and place, our brand story reflects who we are as a region and showcases the Waikato’s unique visitor proposition.


Welcome to the Industry Site for Hamilton & Waikato Tourism. This site is designed to keep our local tourism industry up to date with the latest news, industry events and activities happening in the Hamilton & Waikato region.
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Welcome to the Trade Site for Hamilton & Waikato Tourism. This site provides travel trade professionals with the latest news, product updates, images and resources relating to the Hamilton & Waikato Region.
Raglan Surfing School, Raglan, NZ


Welcome to the Media Site for Hamilton & Waikato Tourism. This site provides domestic and international journalists and broadcasting professionals with media articles and resources relating to the Hamilton & Waikato region.
Waikato River Trails, Cycling, Waikato, NZ

Latest News

Find out the latest industry news from Hamilton & Waikato Tourism

Image & Video Library

View our online image library to access stunning Hamilton & Waikato imagery for promotional and editorial use

Link To Us

Please support Hamilton & Waikato Regional Tourism by adding a link to our website from your website.

Getting Involved

Find out how you can get involved and leverage off existing activities
Huntly Bridge, Waikato River, Huntly, NZ

Contact us

Hamilton & Waikato Tourism is the official regional tourism entity for the Hamilton & Waikato region. Representing the region and its tourism operators, Hamilton & Waikato Tourism markets the region as a visitor destination to consumers, media and the travel trade.


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