About Us

About Hamilton & Waikato Tourism

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

Our Team

Meet the team from Hamilton & Waikato Tourism.
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 Waikato region.


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 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 Waikato region.

Latest News

Find out the latest industry news from Hamilton & Waikato Tourism

Image & Video Library

View our online image library to access stunning 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 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.


New Zealand's official tourism quality assurance programme helps you choose the best travel experiences New Zealand has to offer.
Tiaki Promise

Tiaki Promise

TIA and six other key New Zealand tourism and government organisations have joined forces to conceive and develop Tiaki – Care for New Zealand, an initiative that actively encourages international and domestic travellers to act as guardians of Aotearoa.