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.
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.
New boutique accommodation, gourmet dining options for group travel and wildlife experiences are just some of the new Waikato products being showcased to the world at our country’s largest tourism trade expo.