Welcome to the Media Site for Hamilton & Waikato Tourism. This site provides domestic and international journalists and broadcasting professionals with media articles and resources relating to the Waikato region.

Latest Media Releases

New programme launched to advance tourism sustainability

10 May 2024
A new online programme to enable tourism businesses has been launched by the tourism industry’s leading representative body.

Waikato Museum closing temporarily for much-needed environmental upgrades

7 May 2024
Protecting taonga, improving watertightness and increasing accessibility are at the heart of upcoming work at Waikato Museum Te Whare Taonga o Waikato.   

Roadshow helps build event expertise in the Thermal Explorer region

11 April 2024
More than 60 event organisers from the central North Island took part in capability building workshops recently as part of the Thermal Explorer Regional Events Fund roadshow.

Morrinsville’s Herd of Cows? Goes Digital

10 April 2024
Morrinsville’s artsy street cows are hoofing it to the global stage as part of a new digital experience designed to entice more visitors to the mighty Waikato.

Epic exhibition opens this weekend at Waikato Museum

8 April 2024
School holidays will start with a roar at Waikato Museum Te Whare Taonga O Waikato as Six Extinctions opens to the public on Friday 12 April, revealing a life-sized cast of the largest Tyrannosaurus rex ever discovered.
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