Waihi is located at the Southern end of New Zealand's Coromandel Peninsula.
Our native bush, the breathtaking Karangahake Gorge and the nearby white-sand stretches of Waihi Beach are just a few of the natural resources that we enjoy. Numerous groups and organisations cater for sport, recreation and the arts. Our region boasts a diverse group of businesses involved in a wide range of ventures, from tourism to dairy and dry-stock farming.
As well as a thriving present-day community, the town and surrounding region has a rich and fascinating history. Part of this history includes over 100 years of mining of gold and silver. Our present-day mining operations (both open-cast and underground) exist alongside examples of the old methods of gold and silver extraction. Our pioneers weren't just involved in mining, however. Last century saw Waihi at the forefront of work on radio and television development and manufacturing.
Waihi Lions Market
Here’s a good place to go, Saturday 15 December for lots of gift ideas. Waihi Lions Market is on in and......
Waihi Women’s Choir Christmas Carols
Waihi’s Women’s Choir will be entertaining you this Thursday, December 20 downtown in Waihi from 11 am to midday and Friday, December......
Waihi Art Club Summer Exhibition
Using a variety of mediums from oils and acrylics to watercolours and pastels the artists will show off their talent and versatility......
Check out photos from the 2018 Event in our gallery.
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