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Victoria Street (Hamilton's main boulevard)

Everything's in here!

Our beautiful city boasts the best location in New Zealand from which to really enjoy your "Kiwi experience". The driving time to most places around our region is less than the time many people take to travel to work each day in large cities around the world. Being able to easily access a multitude of interesting and varied places, in a short period of time, is easy from Hamilton.??Refer map


International Events!

For a break from touring and sightseeing, take time to explore Hamilton City with it's great range of local attractions. "Shop 'till you drop" in Hamilton's many boutique stores and shopping Malls. Visit the cafe scene in the South end of the central CBD district, or wander through our world famous, Hamilton gardens.

Balloons over Waikato (Annual international festival)

The World Famous Hamilton Gardens

World Famous Attractions!

Enjoy a night out at the local Sky City Casino, or visit some of the nightclubs, restaurants and bars which are part of Hamilton's special character.
The 'mighty' Waikato river runs right through the heart of the city and is a major feature on the Waikato landscape. The power of this river has been harnessed to produce much of New Zealand's electricity needs.

Major Sports Events!

As a modern city, Hamilton provides all the amenities expected of a metropolitan city. What is unique about Hamilton is these amenties are so easily accessible to everyone. With a growing population of around 175,000, this exciting city plays host to its fair share of major sporting events, theatre arts and a night life to rival many much larger cities.

International cricket games are hosted in Hamilton

English School in Hamilton, New Zealand

Waikato Stadium for Super 15 & International Rugby

Our National Game!

Hamiltonians, as the locals are nicknamed, love their sport and the city boasts many sporting and recreational facilities across the whole range of sporting pursuits. A superb university and many first class educational institutions offer great study opportunities to international students wishing to further their academic careers.

Hamilton Sport Links