Stop at All About the Books  to check out the exciting range of kid friendly books and activities the Hamilton City Libraries has to offer. Look through some fun and interactive children’s books, play with our out-of-this-world Rocket Ship kit and find out about all the amazing services that we have to offer such as Storytelling and Wriggle and Rhyme.

Roughrider Rickshaws, a novel way to get to the show.

March 31st, 2017|0 Comments

Catch a ride to the Waikato Show from Victoria Street to the Claudelands Showgrounds. Roughrider Rickshaws will be operating from Liverpool street, south to Alma Street and across the bridge to the Waikato Show.  For [...]

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Ice Skate Tour

February 28th, 2017|0 Comments

The Ice Skate Tour travels around New Zealand with multiple, state of the art, artificial ice rinks. They look like ice and have 97% the same gliding capacity as natural ice but don't melt and [...]

Life-size Foosball

January 19th, 2017|0 Comments

Life-size foosball is a huge amount of fun the whole family and it’s free!

Childrens Battles

September 18th, 2016|0 Comments

 Operation Claude VI: Over The Top Organised loosely on military lines, Alf’s Imperial Army has Regiments in several New Zealand towns and cities and fights its battles using strictly non-harmful weapons. The army’s aim is [...]

Homegrown Harvest

September 18th, 2016|0 Comments

Homegrown Harvest is a platform for the Waikato to celebrate the artisan producers and home growers in our region.

Pony Rides

September 18th, 2016|0 Comments

“Confidence, independence and wellbeing for people with disabilities through therapeutic horse riding and horse care” This year, thanks to the The NZ Riding for the Disabled Association (RDA), Waikato Show will be offering Pony Rides, with [...]

Live Performances

September 18th, 2016|0 Comments

With musicians, family entertainment, and competitions running throughout the show, there is always something amazing to see!

Welcome to the Farmyard!

September 18th, 2016|0 Comments

Come and meet all the animals… Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The Farmyard is an interactive pen, where you can touch, hug, and even feed the animals.  They’re hand reared, so they’re very friendly. Some of [...]

Cultural Village

September 18th, 2016|0 Comments

Infectious rhythms, mouthwatering smells, come-back-for-more flavours and an atmosphere of celebration make the Cultural Village is a a must-see at this year’s Waikato Show. “It will be a hive of colourful activity, and we want [...]


September 18th, 2016|0 Comments

The carnival is back and bringing fun and laughter along with it! Mahons Amusements are proud to be part of the Waikato Show with all the great rides for families and kids Make sure you [...]

All About The Books

September 18th, 2016|0 Comments

Stop at All About the Books  to check out the exciting range of kid friendly books and activities the Hamilton City Libraries has to offer. Look through some fun and interactive children's books, play with [...]

Schools Day Out

September 18th, 2016|0 Comments

Students attending engage with the variety of organisations providing services to meet community needs in the Waikato Region.  Organisations focused on protecting the environment, our physical wellbeing, our geography, championing community learning, and preserving the [...]

Wellbeing Show

September 18th, 2016|0 Comments

The Wellbeing Waikato Show enables our community to discover the amazing wealth of health and wellbeing products, services and organisations available in the region.

Te Papanui – Earth Matters

September 18th, 2016|0 Comments

Te Papanui - Earth Matters is an extravaganza of sustainable living and action in our community. Including local community groups, organisations and businesses, Te Papanui aims to inspire and enthuse people on their sustainable living [...]

Animal Expo

September 18th, 2016|0 Comments

The Animal Expo is for all businesses involved with everything and anything pet related. This includes breeders, manufacturers, importers and all services like welfare, nutrition, grooming, day-care,  entertainment and vets. For anyone who has products [...]

Alpaca Colourbration Show

September 18th, 2016|0 Comments

Around 200 alpaca will come under the judges scrutiny in a new competition for both the Waikato Show and the region’s alpaca breeders. The new competition is where classes are defined by age with a [...]