The underground wonder of the glow worm-studded Waitomo Caves, and the middle-earth movie magic of Hobbiton Movie Set™ are on the doorstep of the region’s main city of Hamilton.
Known as the beating heart of New Zealand, this central region is one of world’s richest agricultural and pastoral areas. It’s also a region that pulsates on the business, academic, sporting, produce and recreation front. World-changers, local innovators, inspiring champions, and general salt-of-the-earth people are all proud to call the Waikato home.
The mighty Waikato region is a place of powerful possibilities. Come and discover the magic and enjoy.
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