The Waikato is a region of the North Island of New Zealand that lies to the south of Auckland and is named for the Waikato River that traverses its length. The Waikato River has several hydroelectric dams and the manmade lakes behind them are used for a range of water sports.
Popular destinations: Waitomo, Thames and Hamilton

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The Coromandel Peninsula on the north-east coast of the North Island of New Zealand has a small permanent population, but is a popular holiday destination year-round, and especially in summer.
Popular destinations: Thames, Whitianga and Hahei

Waitomo is a locality in the North Island of New Zealand whose main feature is its limestone caves and their glowworm inhabitants, a major tourist attraction.

Hamilton is an inland city in the Waikato region of New Zealand's North Island. The Waikato River, New Zealand's longest river, flows through the middle of the city.

Raglan is a seaside town in Waikato, New Zealand. The town is best known for surfing and its arts scene.


Cambridge is a tree-lined town with a very English feel, known as the Town of Trees.

Te Kuiti is a small town in the Waikato region of the North Island of New Zealand.

Matamata is in Waikato, New Zealand. -37.8093175.77211 i-Site Gatehouse Visitor Centre, 45 Broadway, ☎ +64 7 888-7260.

Pirongia is a little village about 30 minutes drive south of Hamilton, in southern Waikato, in the North Island of New Zealand.
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