• Hamilton & Waikato

Hamilton & Waikato

Situated in the heart of the North Island the diverse Hamilton & Waikato region encompasses New Zealand’s fourth largest city, the country’s longest river, and the world famous Waitomo Caves with its glow-worms and adventure tourism activities. Well-known for its nature-based tourism, underground adventure and off-the-beaten track experiences the Hamilton & Waikato region offers something for every traveller  from the stunning black sand surf beaches of Raglan to Hamilton’s vibrant café scene and the rolling hills and majestic forests that shape the landscape.

Heart of the Central North

Snowboarding on Mt Ruapehu

The Hamilton & Waikato Region’s proximity to other destinations makes it the perfect base for exploring the central north island. From Rotorua’s thermal attractions and trout fishing at Taupo or skiing on Mt Ruapehu, to the white sand beaches of the Coromandel and Bay of Plenty and the many charms of Auckland, Hamilton city provides the gateway to some of New Zealand’s top tourist locations.more

City Life

Hamilton city life at night

At the heart of the Hamilton & Waikato region are its towns and main city of Hamilton, one of New Zealand’s fastest growing and most vibrant cities. All come with great shops and galleries, fantastic eateries with top events and visitor attractions to match. more

Rich Cultural History

Maori Waaka on the Waikato

Cloaked in centuries of cultural heritage, the Hamilton and Waikato region is a magical place where history comes alive. It’s a place where a proud heritage and settlement runs as deep as the river that flows through it. more

Diverse Natural Wonders

Native New Zealand Kea

The Hamilton & Waikato region is a unique one, blessed with natural wonders that evoke an ancient New Zealand. From the famous black sand beaches in the west and bush-clad Mt Te Aroha in the east, to the region’s cultural heart in the north and the superb Waitomo Caves in the south, the region offers up a truly diverse natural wonderland.

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9:00 am Swiss Society Medal Shooting Com... @ Elmigers
Swiss Society Medal Shooting Com... @ Elmigers
Feb 23 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
50 meter Shoot.   618/12 Maungatautari Rd, Karapiro (100m past the turn off by the Karapiro Dam).  Please bring your own snacks or drinks if required.  If you would like to participate, and for transport assistance or car pooling, call Hans Vetsch.
11:00 am Family Picnic @ Newstead Country School
Family Picnic @ Newstead Country School
Feb 24 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
We look forward to wonderful weather and a great turnout – particularly lots of kids for this family function ! Bring your folding chairs, rugs and sun umbrellas. The use of some extra folding tables would be appreciated. Grilled sausages (Veal Bratwurst and Cervelas) and a selection of cold drinks will be sold throughout the[...]
all-day Annual Hiking Weekend
Annual Hiking Weekend
Mar 29 – Mar 31 all-day
Final details yet to be confirmed, contact Herbert for further information and bookings.
10:00 am Cowbell Semi Final Competition a... @ Swisscraft
Cowbell Semi Final Competition a... @ Swisscraft
Apr 28 @ 10:00 am
Participants are needed to compete in the bowling, cards and / or shot-put (where we’d appreciate some strong men!).   AGM from 4pm.  
7:30 pm 1st Card Evening incl. Medal Jass @ Union Parish Church, Cambridge
1st Card Evening incl. Medal Jass @ Union Parish Church, Cambridge
May 10 @ 7:30 pm
As we did last year, Medal Jass scores will consist incl. Medal Jass of the total points from the first three rounds at the first card evening. To avoid delays, Sub notices will be issued at first card evening for payment at subsequent evenings. We always appreciate some extra help with baking or a hand in[...]
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