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Mother's Day Ideas

Spoil your mum this Mother's day with these special promotions and events on in the Waikato. From High Tea to unforgettable adventures and free attractions on offer too, there will be something for every mum.
Hamilton Zoo

Bring your mum for a day at the Zoo on Mother's Day and receive a 50% off on her admission. Ts & Cs apply. More information

Skycity Hamilton

What better way to celebrate this Mother's Day than with a very special and super delicious chef-prepared high tea! Hosted in the Garden Room at SkyCity Hamilton, enjoy a wonderful selection of food and beverages at this exclusive event. $75 per person - includes high tea and bottomless tea, coffee and orange juice. $85 per person - includes high tea, bottomless tea, coffee and orange juice and a 200ml piccolo of Prosecco. Book here

Zealong Tea Estate

This Mother's Day, indulge Mum with a delightful High Tea at Zealong Tea Room. Make this Mother's Day truly memorable with an experience she'll cherish forever. More information

Maakona Hamilton

Treat your Mum this Mother's Day with a mouthwatering buffet breakfast at Maakona (ibis Hamilton Tainui)! Served with complimentary mimosas. To book, email lesley.pukeiti@accor.com or call on 07 859 9200.

Te Karaka Station & Lodge

Treat your Mum to an exclusive Mother's Day Gift Voucher! With $600, your Mum and her plus one can get an all-inclusive ‘Escape’ stay at Te Karaka Lodge, enjoy one night in a Deluxe room plus breakfast for two. The gift voucher includes two extra delectable drinks and a complimentary three-course dinner for your amazing mum worth $168 to redeem within 12 months. Order here

Propeller Restaurant

Treat Mum to an unforgettable dining experience this Mother's Day at Propeller Restaurant. Indulge in our delectable set 2 or 3-course menu, specially crafted with Mum in mind, featuring a complimentary drink on arrival and a delightful array of dishes prepared with love by our talented chefs. More information

Castaways Resort

Book now for a delightful high tea experience for Mother's Day where you can enjoy delicious treats against the backdrop of breathtaking views. Indulge in a selection of savoury and sweet treats, along with warm scones. More information

Takapoto Estate

Treat your mum to a Takapoto Estate Garden Tour & Morning Tea for $45 per person. Add on Wine Tasting for $10 per person (redeemable with wine purchase). Email info@takapoto.co.nz to order digital gift voucher, or purchase booking online.

Te Aroha Mineral Spas

Show mum some love this year with a gift voucher for a treatment, spa or value voucher. Use promo code LOVEMUM20 online or mention this promo in-store to receive 20% off all vouchers. Valid until 13th May Book here

ŌKU Tea Mother's Day Gift Pack

A beautiful combination of our Relax & Restore Teas, a matching infuser with the beautiful Kōkō Aotearoa inspired Chocolate for an extra special treat. Available for a limited time only. Order here

Thyme Square

Shout your Mum a Mother's Day Dégustation Dinner at Thyme Square for $149pp. Book here


Treat your mum to a 3-course lunch for $75 per person. Book here

Sisterfields Hamilton

Sisterfields Cafe, Bar and Restaurant has covered you with an amazing home away home Dinner deal for just $65/pp for Mother’s Day Dinner with a complimentary bubble for every mother. Book here

Merchant of Matamata

Celebrate Mother’s Day with a grilled fish special and a glass of bubbles for Mum with her meal at Merchant of Matamata. Plus get Mum to fill out her details on a form at the bar to go in the draw for a mystery prize. 
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Thundercross Valley Dirt Bike Park

Hire your mum a bike and one another and save 30%.  Valid all of Mother’s Day weekend, Friday 10th May – Sunday 12th May. T&Cs apply. Use the code 'MUM' at the checkout. Book here

The Sculpture Park at Waitakaruru Arboretum 

Enjoy a relaxed High Tea this Mother's Day under the Artist shelter overlooking the view of the Duck Pond at the Sculpture Park. Each High tea consists of traditional and delicious local treats and is accompanied by Zealong Tea or Ozone Barista coffee. $65 pp Includes Park Entry. Book here

The Keg Room

Treat your Mum to a 'Pub Tea' for Mother's Day this year. A pub twist on a classic high tea with some of the favourite menu items and some introduced just for the celebration: $30 pp (min 2) or $37 pp with a glass of bubbles. More information

Iguana Street Bar & Restaurant

Join Iguana Street Bar & Restaurant for a Special Mother's Day Brunch from 10am-1.30pm, or indulge in our Mother's Day Iguana Experience served from 1.30pm until late. More information

Smith & McKenzie Steak House

Book a table at Smith & McKenzie Steak House and your mum will receive a complimentary glass of house bubbles on the day.
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If the budget is tight, why not spend quality time with mum at one of the many free activities and attractions on offer in the region such as a walk around Hamilton Gardens

Walking & Hiking Trails

If your mum is outdoorsy explore one of the many great walking trails in the region. Meander alongside the Waikato River or climb up to a mountain top view. There is everything from gentle jaunts on well laid out tracks to more ambitious hikes. Check out our top picks of walking trails in the Waikato.