Waikato Region was named after New Zealand’s longest river – the Waikato River. The area is one of the richest agricultural areas of the world.

The major city of the Waikato Region is Hamilton City, well known for the gardens of the city. It is home to most of the famous tourism destinations of the North Island, such as Hamilton Gardens, Waitomo Glowworm Caves, Hobbiton Movie Set, etc.