Auckland, Waitomo including Te Kuiti, Waipa, Ōtorohanga, Raglan, Te Kauwhata, Huntly, Ngāruawāhia, Hamilton City and some surrounding areas are now at Alert Level 3. The rest of New Zealand is at Alert Level 2. For more information visit→ covid19.govt.nz
On 10 December 2001, the first installment of Sir Peter Jackson’s adaptation of J.R.R Tolkien’s
The Lord of the Rings Trilogy, The Fellowship of the Ring first premiered on the world stage at Odeon Leicester Square in London. It was also the the debut of New Zealand as the fictional world of Middle-earth, and a sheep and beef farm just outside Matamata as Hobbiton™, as the home of the Hobbits™.
$26.6 million confirmed for 31 Regional Tourism Organisations Tourism organisations to collaborate across regional boundaries to attract visitors Common themes of improved destination management, sustainable tourism, and collaboration with iwi
Over 100 regional take-out options are now available under the relaunched ‘’Mighty Local” – a regional hub aimed at connecting Waikato residents with local businesses operating during Alert Levels 4, 3 and 2.