Hobbiton Movie Set and Netball Waikato Bay of Plenty have unveiled their one-off themed match dress for the Magic netballers.
Haka Educational Tours has been named a finalist in the 2018 Air New Zealand Cargo ExportNZ Awards for business from the Auckland and Waikato regions.
The Timber Trail Lodge in King Country’s Pureora Forest Park has been awarded a Qualmark Silver Sustainable Tourism Business accreditation, with a 5 Star grading for its accommodation offering.
Matamata’s Hobbiton Movie set has launched a new sustainability initiative to coincide with yesterday’s Earth Day.
The Hamilton & Waikato region reached another significant milestone recently when it smashed its record for annual visitor expenditure.
Partly automated cleaning stations are being rolled out across regions at risk of kauri dieback disease.
DOC is closing the Mt Karioi summit tracks, near Raglan, following a confirmed finding of myrtle rust. It will be closed to the public until further notice.
Hawaiian Airlines has announced its support for Netball in New Zealand via a major sponsorship of the Waikato Bay of Plenty Magic and Northern Stars ANZ Premiership teams.
In a first of its kind commercial relationship for professional Netball in New Zealand, Netball Waikato Bay of Plenty have partnered with world famous Hobbiton Movie Set.
Congested Auckland roads may be contributing to an ongoing increase in air travellers choosing to use Hamilton Airport.
New Zealand’s largest mainland sanctuary for native wildlife has been granted $1.4 million over four years by Waikato Regional Council.
It took seven months, the lure of a $150,000 salary, and eventually some national media coverage which helped generate global attention, but Taumarunui’s Forgotten World Adventures has finally got a general manager.
A new ecotourism and soft nature adventure attraction is coming to New Zealand, with the first Fly-Line operation expected to open next summer.
Matamata’s Hobbiton Movie Set has scooped a trilogy of awards at the New Zealand Flower and Garden Show in Auckland.
Two of Waikato’s tourism leaders have been awarded prestigious awards at the 2017 Westpac Waikato Business Awards.
Taumarunui will continue to benefit from New Zealanders and international visitors walking the 3,000km Te Araroa trail following agreement of a revised route.
Some of New Zealand’s top public relations specialists are heading to Hamilton & Waikato following the announcement that the Public Relations Institute of New Zealand (PRINZ) will be holding their annual conference in the region in 2018.
The Novotel Tainui Hamilton hotel will undergo a 40-room expansion next year to serve the hotel’s growing customer base in the quality accommodation market.
Visitors to Hamilton & Waikato are spending more than this time last year, with nearly $1.44 billion ringing through tills across the region.
Waikato Regional Airport Ltd Group (WRAL) has reported a pre-tax operating profit of $800,000 for the year to June, up 60% on last year’s result.
Momentum Waikato and Creative Waikato invite you to learn more about the proposed Waikato Regional Theatre.
Sanctuary Mountain Maungatautari has been selected as a prominent site to make a significant contribution long-term to the population of New Zealand’s national bird.
One of the few New Zealand holiday parks and camping grounds to contain its own thermal bore-spring pool facility has been placed on the market for sale.
Two significant theatre projects will be the subject of public consultation processes following a Hamilton City Council meeting this week.
Hamilton/Waikato was now New Zealand’s fifth largest region by visitor expenditure and the third largest region for conventions and business events.
One of New Zealand’s most iconic adventure tourism offerings – Black Water Rafting – celebrates 30 years this month.
Trust Waikato, one of the region’s largest philanthropic trusts, has just approved a grant towards the development of the new Waikato Regional Theatre.
Hamilton Gardens Arts Festival is thrilled to announce the joint appointment of Sally Barnett and Bronwyn Bent as Co-Directors for the 2018 Festival.
A lifestyle art hotel and a public gallery have been proposed as part of the $73m, 1,100-seat Waikato Regional Theatre development in Hamilton.
SkyCity Entertainment Group is evaluating its Queenstown and Hamilton sites for redevelopments which could include new hotels.
‘Improving Performance’ is the theme of the 2017 Aviation NZ Conference to be held at the Distinction in Hamilton on 24 and 25 July.
New Zealand’s tourism industry is particularly vulnerable to climate change and operators must start preparing for it, says an academic.
Waikato will welcome around 800 international Indigenous studies experts in June 2019.
PRESS RELEASE: Paymark Another Lions game and more cause for celebration – or commiseration. Whatever the motive, spending through Paymark in Waikato increased amongst merchants such as bars, clubs and MORE »
Hamilton Central Business Association in conjunction with Hamilton & Waikato Tourism and Hamilton City Council, is excited to bring Neat Places to Hamilton.
Waikato Federated Farmers president Andrew McGiven hits back at criticism his industry is not doing enough to protect the environment and he takes particular aim at the Tourism Export Council.
The luxury Lake Karapiro Lodge and hospitality venue in Waikato is for sale.
Waikato’s hospitality and accommodation sectors will be among the biggest beneficiaries of the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series moving to Hamilton.
The correlation between rising tourism figures and road accidents comes under scrutiny in a new study from the Waikato Institue of Technology.
The University of Waikato’s recent joining of The United Nations’ prestigious international network of sustainable tourism observatories will allow it to conduct long-term research on the impact tourism is having on the MORE »
The University of Waikato has joined The United Nations’ prestigious international network of sustainable tourism observatories.
Hamilton’s iconic River Cruise service, the Waikato River Explorer, has kicked off from its new launch space at Day’s Park.
Waitomo Glowworm Caves is the proud recipient of a Qualmark Gold Award – one of the first issued to a tourism operator under the new guidelines issued by Tourism New Zealand.
One of Waikato’s best-known tourist attractions is up for sale, and it could come with one of Australasia’s largest doll and toy collections.
The $3.2m Timber Trail Lodge being built in the King Country’s Pureora Forest Park is on track to open next month.
Travellers on InterCity’s direct bus service between Hamilton and Auckland Airport can now enjoy a taste of business class on the road.
22 May 2018 Hobbiton-themed Magic match dress unveiled