Hamilton and Waikato Tourism

The Hamilton and Waikato region is New Zealand’s fifth largest tourism region, with $1.23 billion in visitor expenditure.

The Hamilton and Waikato Visitor Strategy identifies the tourism opportunities that have the greatest potential to drive growth, yield and dispersal in the region.

The Tourism Opportunities Plan for the Hamilton and Waikato region provides a framework for delivering new and improved tourism experiences with the potential to drive growth in the local tourism sector and regional economy.

FAST FACTS:

» Click here to read more on the Tourism Opportunities Plan which covers why and how tourism is on the rise in Hamilton and Waikato.

The Hamilton and Waikato region is New Zealand’s fifth largest tourism region, with $1.23 billion in visitor expenditure.

The Hamilton and Waikato Visitor Strategy identifies the tourism opportunities that have the greatest potential to drive growth, yield and dispersal in the region.

The Tourism Opportunities Plan for the Hamilton and Waikato region provides a framework for delivering new and improved tourism experiences with the potential to drive growth in the local tourism sector and regional economy.

FAST FACTS:

» Click here to read more on the Tourism Opportunities Plan which covers why and how tourism is on the rise in Hamilton and Waikato.

Investment opportunities

Hamilton's an ideal location to build, buy or invest in a business. Our economy is strong and it's only going to get better. Projects, worth billions of dollars, are allready underway throughout the city. Do you want to be part of the success? Have a look at some more information about the key investment opportunities you could be part of

  • New central city 4-5 star hotel
  • Waikato University's proposed medical school

Seven key sectors

  • Freight & logistics
    Due to its central location and key road and rail connections, Hamilton is becoming an important logistics hub.
  • Agri-tech
    Our innovative technology providers support the rich farmland surrounding the city and beyond.
  • Education
    Hamilton known for its top-quality education institutes at all levels from pre-school to tertiary.
  • Healthcare
    Australasia's largest training hospital is located in Hamilton as well as strong private health businesses.
  • IT &, research & development
    Critical data and research centres and based in Hamilton as the city has a low natural hazard risk.
  • High value manufacturing
    Hamilton is home to a number of manufacturers who use leading technology to develop high value products.
  • Tourism
    Hamilton is the gateway to a bustling tourism area with a number of internationally-recognised locations.

Resources

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