The Waikato is a region of the of that lies to the south of and is named for the Waikato River that traverses its length.

Popular Destinations

is an inland city in the Waikato region of . Photo: AlasdairW, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The on the north-east coast of the North Island of has a small permanent population, but is a popular holiday destination year-round, and especially in summer. Photo: Javiersanp, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a tree-lined town with a very English feel, known as the Town of Trees. Photo: Brian Gratwicke, CC BY 2.0.

is a town in the Waikato region of the North Island of . Photo: missrogue, CC BY-SA 2.0.


is a district in the North Island of whose main feature is its limestone caves and their glowworm inhabitants, a major tourist attraction. Photo: Kristina D.C. Hoeppner, CC BY-SA 2.0.

is a small town in the Waikato region of the of . Photo: AlasdairW, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a seaside town in Waikato, . The town is best known for surfing and its arts scene. Photo: AlasdairW, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a little village about 30 minutes drive south of , in southern Waikato, in the of . Photo: Phillip Capper, CC BY 2.0.


Latitude of center
-37.5° or 37° 30' south
Longitude of center
175.3333° or 175° 20' east
51 metres (167 feet)
Geo­Names ID

Also Known As

  • Arabic: إقليم وايكاتو
  • Aragonese: Waikato
  • Armenian: Ուակիթո
  • Basque: Waikato eskualdea
  • Belarusian: Вайката
  • Belarusian: Рэгіён Вайката
  • Bengali: ওয়াইকাতু অঞ্চল
  • Bulgarian: Уайкато
  • Catalan: Waikato
  • Cebuano: Waikato
  • Chinese: Waikato Tōa-khu
  • Chinese: 怀卡托
  • Chinese: 懷卡托
  • Croatian: Waikato
  • Czech: Waikato (region)
  • Danish: Waikato Region
  • Dutch: Waikato
  • English: Waikato Region
  • Esperanto: Waikato
  • Finnish: Waikaton maakunta
  • French: Région du Waikato
  • French: Waikato
  • Georgian: ვაიკატოს რეგიონი
  • Georgian: უაიკატოს რეგიონი
  • German: NZ-WKO
  • German: Waikato
  • German: Waikato Region
  • Greek: Γουαϊκάτο
  • Gujarati: વાઇકાટો પ્રદેશ
  • Hebrew: ואיקטו
  • Hindi: वाइकाटो क्षेत्र
  • Hungarian: Waikato
  • Hungarian: Waikato régió
  • Indonesian: Waikato
  • Italian: Waikato
  • Japanese: ワイカト
  • Japanese: ワイカト地方
  • Kannada: ವೈಕಾಟೊ ಪ್ರದೇಶ
  • Korean: 와이카토
  • Korean: 와이카토 지방
  • Latvian: Vaikato reģions
  • Lithuanian: Vaikato regionas
  • Macedonian: Ваикато
  • Malay: Wilayah Waikato
  • Maori: Waikato
  • Marathi: वाइकाटो प्रदेश
  • Marathi: वैकाटो
  • Min Nan Chinese: Waikato Tōa-khu
  • Norwegian: Waikato
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Waikato
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Waikato
  • Occitan (post 1500): Waikato
  • Persian: وایکاتو
  • Polish: Waikato
  • Portuguese: Waikato
  • Romanian: Waikato
  • Russian: Вайкато
  • Russian: Уаикато
  • Russian: Уайкато
  • Scottish Gaelic: Waikato
  • Scottish Gaelic: Waikato Region
  • Serbo-Croatian: Waikato
  • Sinhala: වයිකටෝ කලාපය
  • Spanish: Región de Waikato
  • Spanish: Waikato
  • Swedish: Waikato
  • Tagalog: Waikato
  • Tamil: வைகாடோ பகுதி
  • Telugu: వైకాటో ప్రాంతం
  • Thai: ไวกาโต
  • Turkish: Waikato
  • Turkish: Waikato Bölgesi
  • Ukrainian: Ваїкато
  • Urdu: وائکاٹو
  • Vietnamese: Khu vực Waikato

Popular Destinations in North Island

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