Waikato

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.

The Arapuni Suspension Bridge over the Waikato River

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Other destinations

Understand

This area of New Zealand is partly agricultural, with dairying being the major agri-industry.

Within the region there are also areas of incredible natural value - such as the Coromandel Peninsula, Mt Pirongia, Waitomo, and more.

Get in

InterCity is a coach company that serves more than 600 destinations nationwide.

NakedBus may be really cheap if you order in advance.

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