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Waikato is a region of diversity; an agricultural powerhouse of awe-inspiring natural wonders including the mighty Waikato River, Waitomo caves, surf beaches, and is home to Tainui, Ngāti Maniapoto and Raukawa.

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Waikato Show Transforms

8 February 2024
The Waikato Show Transforms Into A Week-long Celebration Capturing The Essence Of The Region.

New zoo enclosure

15 December 2023
A new enclosure open now at Hamilton Zoo will underline the importance of managing pests to protect native species. Designed in the style of a classic tramping hut, the New Zealand Pest Exhibit is home to three ferrets, which are classified as introduced predators in Aotearoa. 

Top stars returning to Hamilton for 2024 New Zealand Darts Masters

14 December 2023
The world's top darts stars are returning to Hamilton Kirikiriroa next year for the 2024 New Zealand Darts Masters at the GLOBOX Arena on 16 August – 17 August 2024.
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