On Friday, 4th October Sanctuary Mountain Maungatautari (SMM) and Kiwis for kiwi celebrate the second year of their Kōhanga kiwi agreement with the release of a kiwi chick. Over a five-year period, up to 500 Western Brown kiwi chicks are to be released all over Maungatautari. Through the agreement Maungatautari is a recognised kōhanga kiwi or nursery for the Western Brown kiwi.
Hamilton & Waikato Tourism and its Chief Executive have been announced as finalists in two categories in the 2019 New Zealand Tourism Awards at the Tourism Industry Aotearoa Summit in Wellington today.
Abseiling into one of New Zealand’s deepest caves, visiting our world-famous movie set and experiencing our magical glowworms are just some of ‘The Mighty Waikato’ attractions featuring in Tourism New Zealand’s new global campaign.
The 2019 National Contemporary Art Award, worth $25,000 and one of the richest in the New Zealand art world, will be determined in a week’s time by this year’s judge, Dr Fiona Pardington MNZM, at Waikato Museum Te Whare Taonga o Waikato.