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9 Jul 2020 18:07
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  •   Home > News > National > Upper North Island

    Ditch your big overseas holiday plans... and head to the Waikato instead

    Ditch your big overseas holiday plans... and head to the Waikato instead


    The region has made the Forbes list for the top 50 bucket list travel destinations... coming in at 17th as the most desirable destination to visit.

    Hamilton and Waikato Tourism CEO Jason Dawson says Hobbiton, the Waitomo Caves and the Hamilton Gardens are the main attractions in the region.

    He says it's a great achievement for Waikato... which was placed above Havana in Cuba and Machu Pichu.

    © 2020 Newstalk ZB, NZCity


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