ArtsPost, near the Waikato Museum, is a contemporary gallery and gift shop housed in a grand, former post office. It focuses on the best...
One of Hamilton’s more unusual public artworks is a life-size statue of Rocky Horror Picture Show writer Richard O’Brien aka Riff...
The excellent Waikato Museum has five main areas: an art gallery; interactive science galleries; Tainui galleries housing Maori...
It’s a measure of Hamilton’s increasing sophistication that its main gay-and-lesbian club is now visible to Victoria St’s passing...
This gorgeous joint features swanky leather banquettes, pressed-tin ceilings, great coffee and an interesting and affordable menu: try...
Lonely Planet review
Simple, sophisticated Palate has a well-deserved rep for lifting the culinary bar across regional NZ. Chef/owner Mat McLean delivers an innovative mod-NZ menu with highlights like honey-spiced duck with kumara and coconut puree, citrus couscous, orange salad and Cointreau jus.