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.
Armistice Waihi 100 Events
This is something you shouldn’t miss, with several events on and coming up. There’s a fantastic display in the Waihi Memorial Hall,......
Waihi A & P Show
Entries are open for Saturday, November 10 at the Waihi A & P Showgrounds. Stall sites are still available too. Contact Marilyn......
Waihi Lions Garden Ramble
The Lions Club of Waihi Garden Ramble is set for Saturday and Sunday November 24 and 25. With 14 gardens on......
Waihi Christmas Parade
Santa Claus is coming to town, along with the pipe band and hopefully lots of other floats to make up another......
Check out photos from the 2018 Event in our gallery.
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