Hamilton, New Zealand

What is Hamilton, New Zealand known for?


national agricultural

; Economy Education and research are important to the city, through the University of Waikato and the Waikato Institute of Technology (Wintec). Research at the Ruakura research centres have been responsible for much of New Zealand's innovation in agriculture. Hamilton's main revenue source is the dairy industry, due to its location in the centre of New Zealand's largest dairying area – the Waikato region. Hamilton annually hosts the National Agricultural Fieldays at Mystery Creek, the southern hemisphere's biggest agricultural trade exhibition. Mystery Creek is the country's largest event centre and hosts other events of national importance, such as Parachute Christian Music Festival (Parachute music festival), the National Car Show and the National Boat Show. Manufacturing and retail are also important to the local economy, as is the provision of health services through the Waikato Hospital. The city is home to New Zealand's largest aircraft manufacturer, Pacific Aerospace, which manufactured its 1,000th aircraft in August 2009, and Micro Aviation NZ which manufactures and exports high-quality microlight aircraft. It also has its largest concentration of trailer-boat manufacturers such as Buccaneer. Hamilton is also the home of Gallagher Group Ltd, a manufacturer and exporter of electric fencing and security systems. Employing 600 people Gallagher has been doing business in Hamilton since 1938. Recent years have seen the firm establishment of the New Zealand base of the British flight training organisation CTC Aviation. CTC Aviation trains over 350 airline pilots a year at its crew training centre at Hamilton Airport. Tainui Group Holdings Ltd, the commercial arm of the Waikato (Waikato (iwi)) tribe, is one of Hamilton's largest property developers. The Waikato tribe is one of the city's largest landowners. Tainui owns land at The Base (The Base (mall)), Centre Place, The Warehouse Central, University of Waikato, Wintec, the Courthouse, Fairfield College, and the Ruakura AgResearch centre. Top Investments – http: www.tgh.co.nz default.asp?sid 4&cid 26&aid The Waikato tribe is a major shareholder of the Novotel Tainui and the Hotel Ibis. It has developed the large retail centre The Base in the old Te Rapa airforce base site which was returned to Tainui, following confiscation (New Zealand land confiscations) in the 1860s, as part of a 1995 Treaty of Waitangi settlement. In mid-2010, The Base was further expanded with Te Awa Mall complex stage 1. On 11 July 2006, Te Atairangi Kaahu suffered a possible heart attack and was admitted to intensive care in Waikato Hospital, Hamilton (w:Hamilton, New Zealand). She was discharged from hospital later in the month, in time to celebrate her 75th birthday. She died at her home in Ngaruawahia (w:Ngaruawahia). Earlier last week New Zealand Post announced that it would temporarily stop delivering mail to three streets in Hamilton (w:Hamilton, New Zealand) due to gang violence. The three streets includes 120 houses on Tennyson Road, Dryden Road, and Emerson Place, all the streets are located in Fairfield (w:Fairfield, Hamilton). Fiona Mayo, spokeswoman for New Zealand Post, said that if they had allowed posties to continue with services then they wouldn't be acting responsibly as an employer. The two-day postal delivery suspension placed on three streets in Hamilton (w:Hamilton, New Zealand), New Zealand (w:New Zealand) has been lifted by New Zealand Post (w:New Zealand Post) and the posties are back to work delivering mail.


title performance

2010 In 1976 she became a singer with How's Your Father, who were finalists in the 'National Battle of the Bands'.


big quot

National Government's (Third National Government of New Zealand) "Think Big" energy development projects. An overall cost in excess of $100 million had been projected, with some 40% being for the locomotives, but the final cost was about $250 million. The overall economics of the project were greatly undermined by the fall of the price of oil in the 1980s and the deregulation of land transport, which removed the long-distance monopoly NZR held when the cost benefit report


title design

at The Base, was awarded a silver medal by the International Council of Shopping Centres for the second-best expansion in the Asia Pacific region. On 11 July 2006, Te Atairangi Kaahu suffered a possible heart attack and was admitted to intensive care in Waikato Hospital, Hamilton (w:Hamilton, New Zealand). She was discharged from hospital later in the month, in time to celebrate her 75th birthday. She died at her home in Ngaruawahia (w:Ngaruawahia). Earlier last week New Zealand Post announced that it would temporarily stop delivering mail to three streets in Hamilton (w:Hamilton, New Zealand) due to gang violence. The three streets includes 120 houses on Tennyson Road, Dryden Road, and Emerson Place, all the streets are located in Fairfield (w:Fairfield, Hamilton). Fiona Mayo, spokeswoman for New Zealand Post, said that if they had allowed posties to continue with services then they wouldn't be acting responsibly as an employer. The two-day postal delivery suspension placed on three streets in Hamilton (w:Hamilton, New Zealand), New Zealand (w:New Zealand) has been lifted by New Zealand Post (w:New Zealand Post) and the posties are back to work delivering mail.


major opera

Sports Commentator. * Ashley Lawrence, conductor, born in Hamilton. * Arthur Leong (Arthur Leong (footballer)), NZ soccer player and captain 1959–64, lives in Hamilton. * Denis Lill, actor, known for playing Sir Talbot Buxomly in ''Blackadder the Third'', born in Hamilton. * Dame Malvina Major, opera singer, born in Hamilton. * John Mitchell (John Mitchell (rugby player)), former rugby player, and former New Zealand All Blacks coach. * Richard O'Brien, creator of the Rocky


single large

grandstand which opened in 1959. In 1996, the city of Hamilton (Hamilton, New Zealand) announced plans to replace both Rugby Park and the city's major cricket venue, Westpac Park, with a single large oval stadium at the Rugby Park site. However, the city had second thoughts upon discovering that it only had commitments for NZ$ (New Zealand dollar)270 million in funding, far short of the estimated NZ$520 million cost. It then decided instead to rebuild both stadiums on a smaller scale

plans to replace both Rugby Park and the city's major cricket venue, Westpac Park, with a single large oval stadium at the Rugby Park site. However, the city had second thoughts upon discovering that it only had commitments for NZ$ (New Zealand dollar)270 million in funding, far short of the estimated NZ$520 million cost. It then decided instead to rebuild both stadiums on a smaller scale, reducing the total cost to NZ$30 million. In 1981, Rugby Park hosted part of the infamous 1981


development play

web url http: www.stats.govt.nz browse_for_stats population estimates_and_projections SubnationalPopulationEstimates_HOTP30Jun10 Commentary.aspx title Subnational Population Estimates accessdate 23 January 2011 Education and research and development play an important part in Hamilton's economy, as the city is home to approximately 40,000 tertiary students and 1,000 PhD-qualified scientists.


fiction films

honoured O'Brien's contribution to the arts with a statue of Riff Raff, the character Richard played in ''The Rocky Horror Show'', on the site of the former Embassy Cinema. riffraffstatue.org: His love of horror and similar genres can be traced back to the countless afternoons he spent watching double feature horror science fiction films at the Embassy before he moved back to England. This was made ironic when, in June 2010, O'Brien was refused New Zealand citizenship and so could himself not settle in the country. He commented "They build a statue of me and celebrate me as a New Zealander, but I have to go on my knees and do all sorts of things, and I'm probably too old." On 11 July 2006, Te Atairangi Kaahu suffered a possible heart attack and was admitted to intensive care in Waikato Hospital, Hamilton (w:Hamilton, New Zealand). She was discharged from hospital later in the month, in time to celebrate her 75th birthday. She died at her home in Ngaruawahia (w:Ngaruawahia). Earlier last week New Zealand Post announced that it would temporarily stop delivering mail to three streets in Hamilton (w:Hamilton, New Zealand) due to gang violence. The three streets includes 120 houses on Tennyson Road, Dryden Road, and Emerson Place, all the streets are located in Fairfield (w:Fairfield, Hamilton). Fiona Mayo, spokeswoman for New Zealand Post, said that if they had allowed posties to continue with services then they wouldn't be acting responsibly as an employer. The two-day postal delivery suspension placed on three streets in Hamilton (w:Hamilton, New Zealand), New Zealand (w:New Zealand) has been lifted by New Zealand Post (w:New Zealand Post) and the posties are back to work delivering mail.


series featuring

Media The major daily newspaper is the ''Waikato Times''. Weekly community newspapers include the ''Hamilton Press'', ''Hamilton News'' and student magazine ''Nexus (Nexus (student magazine))''. Local radio stations include The Breeze (New Zealand


sound recording

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Hamilton, New Zealand

'''Hamilton''' ( ) is the seat and most populous city of the Waikato Region, in the North Island of New Zealand.

The city encompasses a land area of about people, making it New Zealand's fourth most-populous city (List of cities in New Zealand). Hamilton City is part of the wider Hamilton Urban Area, which also encompasses the nearby towns of Ngaruawahia, Te Awamutu and Cambridge (Cambridge, New Zealand).

Initially an agricultural service centre, Hamilton now has a growing and diverse economy and is the third fastest growing urban area in New Zealand (behind Pukekohe and Auckland).

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