What's New in Hamilton

There is always something new to see and do in Hamilton City and the Waikato Region. Find out about all the newest attractions and restaurants in Hamilton.


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18 June 2013

Victoria St Bistro wins Regional Restaurant of the Year

Congratulations to Victoria St Bistro which has won Regional Restaurant of the year in Cuisine Magazine's annual NZ Good Food Guide Awards for 2013. The judges noted VSB's "engaging service and creative, flavourful dishes". See the review here: http://cuisinegoodfoodguide.co.nz/restaurants.nsf/0/victoria-street-bistro


13 May 2013

Hamilton Night Markets

Hamilton has a new Night Market featuring a mix of stalls selling everything from jewellery to healthy dog treats, soaps, clothing and lots of food stalls. The market will be held every Saturday night in the K Mart underground car park (off Bryce Street) 5 - 11pm.

5 April 2013

Classics Museum

The Classics Museum is a showcase of classic cars and vintage collectables with a 1950’s Jukebox themed diner on site. Around 60 cars are on display along with an extensive collection of petrol memorabilia including enamel signs, pumps, tins and oil bottles. There is something for the whole family and the museum caters for a wide range of interests such as early toys, pedal cars and women’s fashion. The displays are refreshed and changed on a regular basis with different cars coming in. The Jukebox diner is open for breakfast or lunch and the décor features posters of famous movie and rock n roll stars such as Elvis and Abba. Open 7 days – visit www.classicsmuseum.co.nz

5 December 2012

Waikato River Explorer

Visitors to Hamilton can once again enjoy a relaxing Waikato River scenic cruise with the launch of the Waikato River Explorer this month. The 90 minute cruise provides spectacular views of the river and Hamilton city. There is a fully licensed bar on board and café-style food available for purchase during the cruise. Scenic cruises start from December 8th and run Saturdays and Sundays at midday and 2.30pm. Book your scenic Waikato cruise now at www.waikatoexplorer.co.nz