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The Waikato is a region of the North Island of New Zealand that lies 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.




This area is partly agricultural, with dairying being the major agri-industry. There are areas of incredible natural value - such as Coromandel Peninsula, Mt Pirongia and Waitomo.

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InterCity operates services to many destinations.

NakedBus may be really cheap if you order in advance.

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  • Ruakuri Cave, offers a blend of Waitomo's most compelling subterranean experiences you will enter and begin a spiral 1.6km descent from ground level via a drum entrance and walkway.

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