Welcome to Hamilton
The gateway to the central North Island, Hamilton, or Kirikiriroa in Maori, is New Zealand’s largest inland city, straddling the superb Waikato River. Hamilton is a city in the Waikato region of New Zealand’s North Island. Hamilton Gardens, a sprawling public park, features elaborate themed gardens ranging from Italian Renaissance to Japanese and traditional Maori styles. The Waikato Museum displays Maori art and artefacts. Next door, Arts Post gallery focuses on local art. In the busy city centre, Victoria Street is lined with restaurants, cafes and bars.
To find out more about it visit to www.visithamilton.co.nz
Places of Interest in and around Hamilton
Waitomo is a village on the North Island of New Zealand. It’s known for its extensive underground cave systems. Thousands of glow-worms light up the Glowworm Caves. The vast Ruakuri Cave features waterfalls and limestone formations. West, Mangapohue Natural Bridge is a high limestone arch over Mangapohue Stream. Northeast of the village, Otorohanga Kiwi House shelters several species of the rare native kiwi bird.
Hamilton Gardens is a public garden park in the south of Hamilton owned and managed by Hamilton City Council in New Zealand. Entry to the Gardens is free and the enclosed gardens are open from 7:30am every day. Pre-booked tours are available for groups. To find out more about it visit towww.hamiltongardens.co.nz
Hamilton Zoo is the main zoological garden of Hamilton, New Zealand. Covering 25 hectares, it is situated on Brymer Road in the Hamilton suburb of Rotokauri, on the outskirts of the metropolitan area towards the northwest.
To find out more about it visit to http://hamiltonzoo.co.nz
Waikato Museum’s exhibitions, events and programmes tell our stories from a regional and global perspective, and include visual art, social history, tangata whenua and science from touring exhibitions, and the museum’s own collections.On the banks of the Waikato River, in the heart of Hamilton’s south-end cultural precinct, Waikato Museum’s 13 galleries feature more than 25 new exhibitions and 100 public events annually. Through this interactive programme we aim to engage and inspire our local and international visitors.Highlights include the majestic war waka TeWinika, For Us They Fell, the Waikato WW1 story, the fun hands-on science galleries for children; and our galleries which exhibit a rich blend of artworks.To find out more about it visit tohttp://waikatomuseum.co.nz
Lake Rotoroa is a lake in Hamilton, Waikato, North Island, New Zealand. It has a surface area of about 54 hectares and an average depth of 2.4 metres. It is the home of the Hamilton Yacht Club, which holds regular sailing in the summer.
Over 100 classic cars, but not just cars.Our collection encompasses a range of interests including an extensive collection of petrol memorabilia – enamel signs, pumps, tins and oil bottles. There is something Classic for the whole family, we cater for a wide range of interests with vintage toys, pedal cars and scenes from early New Zealand.To find out more about it visit to http://classicsmuseum.co.nz